2020 City Paper Music Awards


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The 2017 City Paper Music Awards

Charleston's favorite local musicians

Thursday: The City Paper Music Awards Showcase

Like the Grammys, but smaller

Win a CPMA and get a Patch Whisky original

Music Awards trophies highlight local artist

The Ballad of Michael & Cary Ann

The Shovels & Rope duo find love, adventure, and fleeting fortune on the road

The Shaniqua Brown

Metal/Punk Band of the Year

Elise Testone and the Freeloaders

Funk/Soul/R&B Artist of the Year

Cary Ann Hearst

Singer of the year, singer-songwriter of the year, country band of the year, album of the year, song of the year

Old You and Firework Show

Up-and-coming act of the year and experimental artist of the year

Natty Heavy

Hip-hop artist of the year

Ben Wells

Bassist of the year

Charlton Singleton

Horn player of the year

Rocky Horror

DJ/turntablist/electronic artist of the year

Joel Timmons/Sol Driven Train

Multi-instrumentalist of the year/rock band of the year

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