2004 Contemporary A Cappella Recording Awards Results


Artist of the Year

winner: Bernice Johnson Reagon and Jerry Lawson
runner up: the Idea of North

Best Pop/Rock Album

winner: The House Jacks - Unbroken
runner up: The Magnets - Another Place

Best Pop/Rock Original Song

winner: The House Jacks - "Good Things"
runner up: The Magnets - "No Matter What"

Best Pop/Rock Cover Song

winner: BaSix - "Come Together" (from Embodiment)
runner up: Voice Male (Belgium) - "Life in a Northern Town" (from Approved)

Best Jazz Album

winner: A'Cappella Expresss - Magic Moment
runner up: Encore - Without a Song

Best Jazz Song

winner: Canto Nono - "Etelvina" (from Oportoaoitovozes)
runner up: A'Cappella Expresss - "MozArt"

Best Barbershop Album

winner: Vocal Majority - X
runner up: Gas House Gang - Gas House Gang's 5th

Best Barbershop Song

winner: Power Play - "The Times I Ever Had" (from SPEBSQSA Top 20 Quartets 2003)
runner up: Unplugged - "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" (from Electrified)

Best Folk/World Album

winner: Sweet Honey in the Rock - Women Gather
runner up: Blind Man's Holiday - Work Play Sleep

Best Folk/World Song

winner: Voice Male (Belgium) - "Green Leaves of Summer"
runner up: Zulal - "Zinch Ou Zinch Dam" (from Zulal: American Folk Trio)

Best Religious Album

winner: Twentyfourseven - Changes
runner up: Rescue - The Difference

Best Religious Song

winner: Mike Boxer - "Bilvavi"
runner up: Gas House Gang - "Ezekial Saw the Wheel"

Best Classical Album

winner: Calmus Ensemble - Farb Töne
runner up: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir - The Power of Heaven

Best Classical Song

winner: Calmus Ensemble - "Guter Mond, du gehst so still"
runner up: Orlando Consort - "Al la Caça, sus, a caca" (from The Toledo Summit)

Best Christmas Album

winner: The Real Group - Julen En Her
runner up: Eclipse - Three Kings

Best Christmas Song

winner: The Real Group - "Hark, the Herald Angels Sing"
runner up: Cantabile - "Carol" (from Christmas with Cantabile)

Best Doo-Wop Album

winner: The Alley Cats - Doo Wop Drive-in Live
runner up: The Persuasions - A Cappella Dreams

Best Doo-Wop Song

winner: The Alley Cats - "What's Your Name"
runner up: The Persuasions - "There's a Train"

Best Comedy Song

winner: moosebutter - "Psycho, the Musical" (from Harmony Sweepstakes 2003)
runner up: Gas House Gang - "We're Little But We're Loud"


Best Female Collegiate Album

winner: Brown Chattertocks - All Modesty Aside
runner up: Brandeis Up the Octave - UTOpia

Best Female Collegiate Song

winner: Brown Chattertocks - "Hemmorhage"
runner up: Virginia Belles - "Born to Fly" (from Sterling)

Best Female Collegiate Soloist

winner: Rebecca Haffajee, Duke Out of the Blue - "Sway" (from Finally Legal)
runner up: Jessie Martin, Swarthmore Grapevine - "Winter" (from Purple Reign)

Best Female Collegiate Arrangement

winner: "Beautiful," Katie Irish - Vanderbilt Swingin' Dores (from Down This Road)
runner up: "Only Time," Brianna Crawley - Duke Out of the Blue

Best Male Collegiate Album

winner: Brandeis VoiceMale - Propeller
runner up: Tufts Beelzebubs - Code Red

Best Male Collegiate Song

winner: Elizabethtown Phalanx - "Broken Wings" (from Home-Grown)
runner up: University of Oregon On the Rocks - "Yellow" (from Backgammon Sessions)

Best Male Collegiate Soloist

winner: Jason Hamlin, UNC Clef Hangers - "Easy" (from Breeze)
runner up: Aithan Shapira, Brandeis VoiceMale - "Caravan"

Best Male Collegiate Arrangement

winner: "Caravan," Aithan Shapira - Brandeis Voice Male
runner up: "Superman," Jeremy Lehn - Elizabethtown Phalanx

Best Mixed Collegiate Album

winner: Stanford Talisman A Cappella - Watch Me Fly
runner up: UCLA Awaken A Cappella - Dysfunktional Family Album

Best Mixed Collegiate Song

winner: UCLA Awaken A Cappella - "Mr. Roboto"
runner up: Stanford Harmonics - "Lady Marmalade" (from Rock Beats Scissors)

Best Mixed Collegiate Soloist

winner: Chris Quidlat, University of Illinois No Strings Attached - "Man in the Mirror" (from One Night Stand)
runner up: Randi Zuckerberg, Harvard Opportunes - "Sweet Love" (from Six Degrees)

Best Mixed Collegiate Arrangement

winner: "Groove is in the Heart," Kathryn McGowan and Jon Byron - University of Southern California Reverse Osmosis (from Fifty Million Reverse Osmosis Fans Can't Be Wrong)
runner up: "Swing Low," Ron Ragin - Stanford Talisman A Cappella

Best High School Album

winner: 5 Alone (Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter High School) - Good Vibrations
runner up: Fourthwatch (Friendship Christian School) - I Believe in You

Best High School Song

winner: Germantown Friends School's Double Treble and The Bufftones - "Don't Stand So Close to Me" (from 440)
runner up: Fourthwatch - "Mary, Did You Know?"