Utah Music Award Winners Announced

See who won!

By Zach Collier

Last Saturday, the 2016 Utah Music Awards took place at the Covey Center for the Arts in Downtown Provo, Utah. Awards were given for the winners of 16 different categories. Nominees included artists like Brickson, [NATIVE/TONGUE], TREN, and Whitney Lusk. These nominees were selected out of 128 project submissions from 25 different countries. The Utah Music Awards does not take a comprehensive look at all music made in the state of Utah. Winners were selected from submissions only.

Best Alternative
“Conscript” – [NATIVE/TONGUE]

Best Artist Under 18
“Homeward Bound Medley” – Tyra Orgill & Sander Morrison

Best Christian/Inspirational 
“Joy!” – WDF

Best Cinematography in a Music Video
“Carol of the Bells” – Tel Stewart

Best Country/Folk
“Picasso” – Whitney Lusk

Best Cover
“Adventure of a Lifetime” – One Voice Children’s Choir

Best Editing in a Music Video
“Release Me” – Jeremy J. Hawkes

Best Film Soundtrack 
“Creatures of Whitechapel” – Gerrit Wunder

Best Instrumental Cover
“Hello” – Ryan Rostrom

Best Instrumental Original
“Brendan Thorpe”

Best Music Video

Best New Age 
“Celebration” – Jason Lyle Black

Best New Artist
“This Love May” – Danny Heslop

Best Pop
“George Clooney” – Margie Chadburn

Best Rap
“One Life, One Card” – Prince of Cats

Best Rock
“Ayre” – Cedar Breaks

Make sure to like the Utah Music Awards on Facebook and watch Foreign Figures’ awards show performance below.


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