Recognition from the A Cappella Community

Earlier this month, the list of nominations came out for the 2011 A cappella Community Awards, which recognize the best of the best in the eyes of those who know best. Members of the a cappella community create categories and nominate groups and individuals alike for the past year’s best efforts.

A Cappella Records (ACR) is deeply honored to celebrate the many nominations our artists received from their most esteemed and knowledgeable peers.

Especially of note are On The Rocks (from the University of Oregon), Rhythm & Blue (from Duke University), and professional sensations The House Jacks who garnered a whopping nine nominations each. Many of our clients received some form of recognition, though, due to their immense talents and stand-out performances (both recorded and live).

Congratulations to all of the nominees!

Here is the full list of ACR clients who received nominations:

On The Rocks
Favorite Male Collegiate Group
Favorite Collegiate Album – A Fifth
Favorite Gender-Bending Solo/Song – Jonah Seitz, Nick Firth, Josh Heying for Bad Romance
Favorite Lady Gaga Cover – Bad Romance
Favorite Medley – Elton John (Sing-Off Season 2)
Favorite Rapper/Rap Performance – Alex Horwitch on All the Above
Favorite Original A cappella Song – Lighthouse
Favorite Group from Sing-Off Season 2
Favorite Sing-Off Performance – Kyrie

Rhythm & Blue
Favorite Mixed Collegiate Group
Favorite Collegiate Album – House on Fire
Favorite Female Vocalist – Amber Sembly
Favorite Competition Set – SoJam 2010
Favorite Album Art – House on Fire
Favorite Rapper/Rap Performance – Brian Watts on Love the Way You Lie
Favorite Live Performance Moment – Alone
Favorite R&B / Hip-Hop Group
Favorite VP – Brian Watts

The House Jacks
Favorite Pop/Rock Group
Favorite Professional Album – Level
Favorite Vocal Percussionist – Jake Moulton
Favorite Songwriter – Austin Willacy
Favorite Solo Act – Jake Moulton
Favorite Album Art – Level
Favorite A Cappella Song That Doesn’t Sound A Cappella – You Were Everything
Favorite Original A cappella Song – Red Dress
Favorite Male Vocalist – Roopak Ahuja

Voices in Your Head
Favorite Mixed Collegiate Group
Favorite Female Vocalist – Espeth Michaels
Favorite Original Song – Boomerang

Peter Hollens
Favorite Solo Act
Favorite Male Vocalist
Favorite Gender-bender solo/song (What’s My Name/Only Girl)

Eight Beat Measure
Favorite Album Art – No Safety Nets
Favorite Breakout or Newcomer Group

Pitch Slapped
Favorite Mixed Collegiate Group
Favorite Competition Set – 2010 Finals

Favoriate VP – Jeff Smith
Favorite Medley – TV Theme Song Medley by m-pact

The Red States
Favorite CAL Group
Favorite Lady Gaga Cover – Just Dance

Favorite CAL Group

Duke Out of the Blue
Favorite Female College Group

Favorite CAL Group

Jerry Lawson & Talk of The Town
Favorite “A Cappella Soul” Group

Favorite Female Collegiate Group

Favorite Gender-bender solo/song – Battlefield

The Persuasions
Favorite “A Cappella Soul” Group

The Pitchforks
Favorite Male Collegiate Group

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