The 2016 Cincinnati Entertainment Award Winners Are In

BuggsThaRocka accepting his 2014 CEA :: KP Photography

The 2016 Cincinnati Entertainment Award winners are in! Last night was proof that this music community has a wealth of talent. We want to congratulate all the winners, nominees, and remind everyone that this is a celebration of local music & not a competition. 

World Music/Reggae: The Cliftones

Jazz: Cincinnati Contemporary Jazz Orchestra

Singer/Songwriter: Kate Wakefield 

Country: Taylor Shannon

Punk/Pop Punk: Tweens

Indie/Alternative: Us, Today

Rock: Wussy

Electronic: Black Signal 

Blues: The Whiskey Shambles

Bluegrass: Rumpke Mountain Boys (Download "Rolling  Waves" Right Here)

Folk/Americana: Buffalo Wabs & The Price Hill Hustle

Hard Rock/Metal: Casino Warrior

R&B/Funk/Soul: Krystal Peterson and the Queen City Band

Hip Hop: Buggs Tha Rocka

New Artist Of The Year: Dawg Yawp

Best Music Video: Molly Sullivan 

Best Live Act: The Cliftones

Album Of The Year: Honeyspiders for Honeyspiders

Artist Of The Year: Jess Lamb

Photos will be posted later today, so keep an eye on our Facebook, Twitter (@cincy_music), and Instagram feed. Oh, and you can catch a recap of the whole night on our Snapchat right now (



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