The following are the winners of the 2020/21 A Cappella Video Awards. Congratulations to all the deserving winning artists!


Genre Awards

Best Classical / Traditional Video

Winner: "Air on a G String (LIVE from London)" by The Swingles

Best Electronic / Experimental Video

Winner: "Håll mig hårt" by Riltons Vänner
Runner-up: "Rain On Me" by Six Appeal

Best Folk / World Video

Winner: "Queendom" by Lyt
Runner-up: "Gammel reinlender fra Sønndala" by Pust

Best Funk / Disco Video

Winner: "Lovefool" by Six Appeal
Runner-up: "You Make My Dreams" by Business Casual

Best Holiday Video

Winner: "Just a Christmas Wish" by Rebel Bit
Runner-up: "Geburtstag bei Gotts" by maybebop

Best Humor Video

Winner: "Raggamuffin" by maybebop
Runner-up: "The Epic Hand Washing Parody" by Peter Hollens

Best Jazz / Big Band Video

Winner (TIE): "Mueva Los Huesos" by Cloud 9 (A Cappella Academy)
Winner (TIE): "My Favorite Things" by m-pact

Best Pop Video

Winner: "Don't Start Now" by Feverdream (A Cappella Academy)
Runner-up (TIE): "The Message" by Rebel Bit
Runner-up (TIE): "Rain On Me" by Six Appeal

Best R&B Video

Winner: "Stand Up" by Squad Harmonix Ft. InToneNation
Runner-up: "Love on Top" by Six Appeal

Best Religious Video

Winner: "Soul's Anthem (It Is Well)" by Prismatics (Belmont University)
Runner-up: "Evolution of Hymns" by Chris Rupp

Best Rock Video

Winner: "Stairway To Heaven" by Fool Moon feat. Ludovique & FMaN
Runner-up: "Fool in the Rain" by Six Appeal

Best Show Tunes / Soundtrack / Theme Song Video

Winner: "My Favorite Things" by m-pact
Runner-up: "History Has Its Eyes on You" by Six Appeal


Group Type Awards

Best Video by a Professional Group

Winner: "You Make My Dreams" by Business Casual
Runner-up: "Broken Parts" by Postyr

Best Video by a Semi-Professional / Post-Collegiate Group

Winner: "Never Let Me Go" by Sound Off A Cappella
Runner-up: "White Winter Hymnal" by Top Shelf Vocal

Best High School Video

Winner: "Don't Start Now" by Feverdream (A Cappella Academy)
Runner-up: "Stand Up" by Squad Harmonix Ft. InToneNation

Best Collegiate Video

Winner: "Thunderclouds" by Under A Rest A Cappella (West Chester University)
Runner-up: "Levels" by Doox of Yale (Yale University)


Special Awards

Outstanding Choreography / Staging

Winner: "You Make My Dreams" by Business Casual
Runner-up: "Distanz-Tanz" by maybebop

Outstanding Collaborative Video

Winner: "Tapestry (feat. Emily Drum & RilloBlack)" by Avo
Runner-up: "Stand Up" by Squad Harmonix Ft. InToneNation

Outstanding Costume / Makeup

Winner: "You Make My Dreams" by Business Casual
Runner-up: "Epic Halloween Medley" by Peter Hollens

Outstanding Live Video

Winner: "Mueva Los Huesos" by Cloud 9 (A Cappella Academy)
Runner-up: "All For Us" by Opportunes (Harvard University)

Outstanding Special / Visual Effects

Winner: "Broken Parts" by Postyr
Runner-up (TIE): "Rain On Me" by Six Appeal
Runner-up (TIE): "Don't Start Now" by Feverdream (A Cappella Academy)

Outstanding Video Editing

Winner: "Levels" by Doox of Yale (Yale University)
Runner-up: "Don't Start Now" by Feverdream (A Cappella Academy)

 

 

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Thank you again to all of the nominators and judges who put in hours of work to make sure all submissions were considered fairly and equally. Congratulations to all the winners and thanks everyone for another great awards season!

Also a huge thank you to the 2020/21 AVAs team: Jessica Chen, Forrest Deters, Kyle Yampiro, John Colton and Shane Ardell.

2020/2021 Nominators and Judges:

Dom Otto Asis
Eion Blanchard
Brian Chambers
Justin Glodich
Monty Hill
Jens Jacobson
Maxwell Kuchenreuther
Ting-Hua Lu
Paola Munda
Michelle Pedersen
Toria Rainey
Betsy Stambach-Fuller
Nason Werth
Dan Campagna
Jill Clark
Joe Hutchinson
Erika May
Danny Olefsky
Nina Ruckhaber
Jon Smith
Chris Tess
Kyle Yampiro
Forrest Deters
Jessica Chen
Shane Ardell