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2019 Contemporary A Cappella Recording Awards Results






Another year, another chance to celebrate the best in recorded a cappella.

Each year, the Grammys of the a cappella world takes place at the Boston Sings festival, as the winners of the contemporary a cappella recording awards are announced. These prestigious honors are bestowed upon every level of the vocal community, from high school to professional groups.

With categories such as "Best Classical/Traditional Song" all the way to "Best Mixed Collegiate Song" no category is excluded.
Here is a look at all of the collegiate winners from this year's awards.

For a full list of recipients, go here.


Best Country Song

• Winner: "Daddy Lessons" from Where The Secret Lies, Loreleis (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Best Electronic / Experimental Album

• Runner-up: Hijklmnog, The G-Men

Best Electronic / Experimental Song

• Winner: "The Bird and the Worm" from Silhouette, Sapphires (University of North Carolina Greensboro)
• Runner-up (TIE): "Tears" from This Side Up, Voicebox (University of Central Florida)

Best Female Collegiate Album

• Winner: Silhouette, Sapphires (University of North Carolina Greensboro)
• Runner-up: Silver Hour, Sil'hooettes (University of Virginia)

Best Female Collegiate Arrangement

• Winner: Sara Edwards: "Trøllabundin (Live)" from ICCA 2018, The Rolling Tones (King's College London)
• Runner-up: Molly Murphy: "Make Me Feel/Kiss" from Silver Hour, Sil'hooettes (University of Virginia)

Best Female Collegiate Solo

• Winner: Mallika Bhagwat: "Trøllabundin (Live)" from ICCA 2018, The Rolling Tones (King's College London)
• Runner-up: Caroline Polley: "Walk Away" from Silhouette, Sapphires (University of North Carolina Greensboro)

Best Female Collegiate Song

• Winner: "Praying" from Empower, Pitches and Notes (University of Wisconsin Madison)
• Runner-up: "Many Moons" from Silhouette, Sapphires (University of North Carolina Greensboro)

Best Folk/World Album

• Runner-up: Common Threads, Shir Appeal (Tufts University)

Best Humor Song

• Runner-up: "The Greatest Passover" from The Greatest Passover, Y-Studs A Cappella (Yeshiva University)

Best Male Collegiate Album

• Winner: Hijklmnog, The G-Men
• Runner-up: Full Rally, Tufts University Beelzebubs (Tufts University)

Best Male Collegiate Arrangement

• Winner: Marty Gray: "Mr. Brightside" from Hijklmnog, The G-Men
• Runner-up: Neil Aggarwal: "How Deep Is Your Love" from Do You Have This Room Reserved?, Logarhythms (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Best Male Collegiate Solo

• Winner: Marty Gray: "Eleanor Rigby" from Hijklmnog, The G-Men
• Runner-up: Avi Montanez: "Can I Be Him" from Derobed, Hullabahoos (University of Virginia)

Best Male Collegiate Song

• Winner: "Eleanor Rigby" from Hijklmnog, The G-Men
• Runner-up: "Krwlng" from Dawn, Run for Cover (University of Chicago)

Best Mixed Collegiate Album

• Winner: This Side Up, Voicebox (University of Central Florida)
• Runner-up: Collective, Vol. II, The Nor'easters (Northeastern University)

Best Mixed Collegiate Arrangement

• Winner: Harrison Acosta: "Lost Boy" from This Side Up, Voicebox (University of Central Florida)
• Runner-up: Erin McCullough: "Purple Rain" from Purple Rain, Aquapella (University of Bath)

Best Mixed Collegiate Solo

• Winner: Ana Miletic: "Sledgehammer" from Red Shift, Off The Beat (University of Pennsylvania)
• Runner-up: Brittany Russell: "Mother" from Body Memory: the live album, Gestalt (University of Florida)

Best Mixed Collegiate Song

• Winner: "Too Good" from Collective, Vol. II, The Nor'easters (Northeastern University)
• Runner-up: "No Place Like Home" from there is, Green Tones (University of North Texas)

Best Religious Album

• Winner: Risen, Best Friends (Lubbock Christian University)

Best Scholastic Debut Album

• Winner: This Side Up, Voicebox (University of Central Florida)
• Runner-up: Bridges, Upper Structure (Berklee College of Music)

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