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Indian Summer Music Awards 2012 Nominees

More in awards season news – the Indian Summer Music Awards (ISMA) announced their nominees! Check them out here.

The Indian Summer Music Awards take place each year at the Indian Summer Festival on Wilwaukee’s lakefront in Wisconsin. The winners of the awards will be announced Saturday September 8th, at a ceremony hosted by Joy Harjo.

Here are the 2012 Indian Summer Music Award nominees:

Blues Song
Living The Blues from Just Living The Blues Bluedog
Everybody’s Got The Blues from The Art of Peace, Michael Jacobs

Contemporary / Modern Instrumental Song
What May Come from  String Theory, Joseph Strider
Watersong  from Supernation , Vince Fontaine’s Indian City
Lightning Drum  from Waking From the Roots, Coyote Jump
Shades of Blue and Shades of Blue, Gabriel Ayala
Into The Sunset from Earth Songs, Douglas Blue Feather and Danny Voris

Country Song
Come Home from My Country Song, David St. Germain
Beautiful from My Country Song, David St. Germain
Runaway from Ali FontaineAli Fontaine
Forever Young from Ali Fontaine,  Ali Fontaine
Right Where I Wanna Be from The Long Way Home, Don Amero

Folk Song
House of Sand from The Art of Peace, Michael Jacobs
La Lupa (The She Wolf) from La Lupa (The She Wolf), Jimmy Lee Young
The Rain Gonna Come and This is How the Story Goes, Dustin Lee

HipHop Song
Ijinamowin from Visions from One Nation, Flying Down Thunder and Rise Ashen
Foolin’ Around from Saved by the Bell, REZHOGS
Hear My Cry and Hear My Cry, Frank Waln
I Miss You from B. of Dakota South Records, Brandis Knudsen
Games  from The Hangover, Nightshield

Pop Song
Missing You    Just Living The Blues    Bluedog
God Bless the Whole World    The Art of Peace    Michael Jacobs
Supernation    Supernation    Vince Fontaine’s Indian City
Sunrise    Supernation    Vince Fontaine’s Indian City
La Lupa (The She Wolf)    La Lupa (The She Wolf)    Jimmy Lee Young

Rock Song
Cross My Heart  from Just Living The Blues, Bluedog
Supernation from Supernation, Vince Fontaine’s Indian City
Stand from Supernation, Vince Fontaine’s Indian City
That Bottle in Your Hand    A Residential School Story, weaselhead
The Hangover from The Hangover, Nightshield

Traditional Native American Drum Song
Monkey Meat I from Tribute to the Oldtimers, Pipestone
Fancy Trick Song from Warriors in the Mist, Tha Tribe
Wanbli from Drum Boy-Mistikwaskihk Napesis, Northern Cree
This is It from Horse Dance-Mistatim Simoowin, Cree Confederation
Sing With Me  from Dancerz Groove, Northern Cree

For a complete list visit indiansummer.org/music–entertainment/this-years-nominees.aspx.

1 Comment

  1. great list of music categories but i am a bit late to comment here…