2017 CBMA Winners

Complete printable list of winners available here

Female Vocalist

Rhonda McDaniel
Male Vocalist

Craig Woolard
Rising Star ( formerly Favorite New Artist )

James Michael Brown Band
Song of the Year

“Should Have Been Loving You”
Gary Lowder & Smokin' Hot
National Dance/Shag Song

"24K Magic”
Bruno Mars
Group Album of the Year

“Blackwater Rhythm & Blues”
Blackwater Rhythm & Blues
Solo Album of the Year

“Life In The Key Of Lesa”
Lesa Hudson

Jim Quick

“The Last Thing on My Mind”
Rick Strickland
Compilation Album of the Year

“Carolina Shag VI"
FM Radio DJ (Larry Crockett Award)

Pat Patterson
WPCC 96.5 FM - Clinton, SC
AM Radio DJ

Elizabeth Carlene
1WLWL 770 AM – Rockingham, NC
Internet DJ

Ray Scott - Riptide Radio
Syndicated Radio Show

“On The Beach with Charlie Brown”
Charlie Brown
Internet Radio Show

“Salt, Sand & Sea”
Ray Scott
Internet Radio Station

Club (Bill Griffin Award)

OD Pavillion - North Myrtle Beach, SC
Show Club (Cecil Corbett Award)

Duck's Beach Club
North Myrtle Beach, SC
Event Of The Year

Ocean Drive Beach Music Festival 2017
North Myrtle Beach, SC
Shag Club Event Of The Year

Cabin Fever Throwdown
Raleigh Shag Club – Raleigh, NC
Group Of The Year

Band of Oz
Club/Mobile DJ

Jon Barkley "Johnny B"
FM Radio Station

WSGE 91.7 FM
Dallas, NC

AM Radio Station

WNCT 1070 AM
Greenville, NC

Rick Strickland
“Life in the Key of Lesa CD”


Rick Strickland
“Life in the Key of Lesa CD”

Collaboration or Duo

“We Are Beach Music”
Multiple Artists
Song Writer(s)

Rick Strickland
“The Last Thing on My Mind”
Michael Branch Award

Pat Patterson

Hugh "Tuff" Blanton – Bass
Jim Quick & Coastline

Live Production

John Brady
Band of Oz

Shad Alberty

Sam West & Leslie Jennings

Radio Show

"Surf Top 20 Countdown"
Ted Bell WVCO 94.9 FM

Concert Series

Music On Main (Horseshoe)
N. Myrtle Beach, SC

Industry Appreciation

The Landing - Sherrills Ford, NC

Bo "The Web Guy" Gilbert

CBMA Appreciation

Tom Bare - Lynn's Dance Club - Charlotte, NC

David & Debbie Grubb

Bob Graves

Fans of the Year

Catherine Richards (Granny)

Amateur Shag Contest First Place

Karen Allen & Artie Caruso

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