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2020 Contemporary A Cappella Recording Awards Results






Last night, the 2020 Contemporary A Cappella Recording Awards were announced during a special virtual event held on Facebook. With awards for Best Song in various genres all the way to honors for original works, it was a memorable night that won't soon be forgotten.
 
Here is your list of collegiate winners from this year’s awards.
For a full list of recipients, go here.
 
 
Special Awards
 
Best Scholastic Debut Album
Winner: Blossom, Mixed Mode (University of Central Florida)
Runner-up: Before You See The Light, License to Trill (Texas Christian University)
 
Genre Awards
 
Best Country Song
Runner-up: "Songbird" from blank canvas, Clef Hangers (University of North Carolina)
 
Best Electronic / Experimental Album
Winner: Panorama, Reverb (Florida State University)
Runner-up: Resolution, Acasola (California State Northridge)
 
Best Electronic / Experimental Song
Winner: "Between Us" from Begin Again, Voices (University of Chicago)
 
Best Funk / Disco Song
Winner: "Change of Heart" from Lifeline, Octopodes (Johns Hopkins University)
 
Best Hip-Hop Song
Runner-up: "Deja Vu" from Sincerely, Pitch Slapped (Berklee College of Music)
 
Best Humor Song
Runner-up: "All-Nighter", Stanford University Fleet Street Singers (Stanford University)
 
Best Pop Album
Winner: Begin Again, Voices (University of Chicago)
Runner-up (TIE): Mosaik, Männersache
Runner-up (TIE): Sincerely, Pitch Slapped (Berklee College of Music)
 
Best Pop Song
Runner-up: "Lost in Japan" from Blue Horizon, BisCaydence (University of Miami)
 
Best R&B Song
Winner: "Glory" from Sincerely, Pitch Slapped (Berklee College of Music)
Runner-up: "Birds of a Feather" from Panorama, Reverb (Florida State University)
 
Best Religious Song
Winner: "Blackout", Gestalt (University of Florida)
 
Best Rock Album
Winner: Signal Lost, Harmonics (Stanford University)
 
Best Rock Song
Winner: "Cryin'" from Flying Colors , Doo-Wop Shop (University of Massachusetts - Amherst)
Runner-up: "HIM" from Unfold, The Treblemakers (Boston University)
 
Continental Awards
 
Best African Album
Runner-up: Get On Board, Vocal Path (Valley View University)
 
Original Music Awards
 
Best Original Song by a Scholastic Group
Winner: "Between Us" from Begin Again, Voices (University of Chicago)
Runner-up (TIE): "Bad News" from High Definition, Distilled Harmony (Northeastern University)
Runner-up (TIE): "One" from One, Doox of Yale (Yale University)
 
Non-Scholastic and Professional Arrangement Awards
 
Best Professional Arrangement for a Scholastic Group
Winner: Matt Goldstein: "Blackout", Gestalt (University of Florida)
Runner-up: Elliott von Wendt: "Top of the World" from Obsidian, Pitch, Please! (Northeastern University)
 
Scholastic Awards
 
Best Female Collegiate Album
Winner: Obsidian, Pitch, Please! (Northeastern University)
Runner-up: Speak On It, BluesTones (James Madison University)
 
Best Female Collegiate Arrangement
Winner: Nicky Brenner: "I'm Gonna Be" from Bittersweet, Cleftomaniacs (New York University)
Runner-up: Leo Bevington: "Kamikazee" from Let Me, Unaccompanied Women (University of Chicago)
 
Best Female Collegiate Solo
Winner: Alexis Restrepo, Amalie Meer, Zoe Proeber: "Praying" from Wavelength, AcaBelles (Florida State University)
Runner-up: Maryrose Hahn: "Taste" from Afterlight, Treble on Huntington (Northeastern University)
 
Best Female Collegiate Song
Winner: "Kamikazee" from Let Me, Unaccompanied Women (University of Chicago)
Runner-up: "Top of the World" from Obsidian, Pitch, Please! (Northeastern University)
 
Best Male Collegiate Album
Winner: Panorama, Reverb (Florida State University)
Runner-up: Odyssey, The Beartones (Missouri State)
 
Best Male Collegiate Arrangement
Winner: William Torres and Erik Fredriksen: "Greedy" from Blue Rose, The Originals (Carnegie Mellon)
Runner-up: Hunter McDaniel: "Ozark" from Panorama, Reverb (Florida State University)
 
Best Male Collegiate Solo
Winner: Ramsey Pack: "Same Drugs" from Blue Rose, The Originals (Carnegie Mellon)
Runner-up: Bilaal Ahmad: "Say Amen (Saturday Night)" from Black & White, All the King's Men (King's College London)
 
Best Male Collegiate Song
Winner: "Bird Set Free" from Odyssey, The Beartones (Missouri State)
Runner-up: "iRobot" from Panorama, Reverb (Florida State University)
 
Best Mixed Collegiate Album
Winner: Begin Again, Voices (University of Chicago)
Runner-up: Sincerely, Pitch Slapped (Berklee College of Music)
 
Best Mixed Collegiate Arrangement
Winner: Isaiah Carter: "Glory" from Sincerely, Pitch Slapped (Berklee College of Music)
Runner-up (TIE): Will Cabaniss: "Between Us" from Begin Again, Voices (University of Chicago)
Runner-up (TIE): Christina Martino/Matthew Gagnon: "Lost in Japan" from Blue Horizon, BisCaydence (University of Miami)
 
Best Mixed Collegiate Solo
Winner: Georgia Blessitt: "Midnight" from Telos, Aquapella (University of Bath)
Runner-up: Mikala Banham: "Blackout", Gestalt (University of Florida)
 
Best Mixed Collegiate Song
Winner: "Glory" from Sincerely, Pitch Slapped (Berklee College of Music)
Runner-up: "Between Us" from Begin Again, Voices (University of Chicago)

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