The OC Music Award Nominees of 2014

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Diving into January means it's time to find out who you'll be rooting for the 2014 OC Music Awards this year. The list of nominees announced today cover 22 of the 26 categories, including many of the usual suspects, some surprise new comers and superstar vs. local band match-ups we've come to know and love.

Still to come before the awards show on March 8 at the City National Grove of Anaheim are announcements for OC Impact and Lifetime Achievement honors on February 11, the Best Live Band Showcase Series finalists after the last Showcase on February 18, and The People's Choice Award nominees in March. More analysis on this roster of artists a little later. For now, we present your 2014 OCMA nominees. Full list after the jump.

See also: OCMA Live Showcase Night 1 at the Yost Theater

2014 OC Music Awards Nominees
(Nominees listed in alphabetical order per category)

Album of the Year - Must be released in 2013
Avenged Sevenfold - "Hail to the King"
Jeramiah Red - "The Winter Tick"
Kiev - "Falling Bough Wisdom Teeth"
New Years Day - "Victim to Villain"
Zebrahead - "Call Your Friends"

Song of the Year - Must be released in 2013
Annie McQueen - "Take Me Home"
Avenged Sevenfold - "Hail to the King"
The Colourist - "Little Games"
Young the Giant - "It's About Time"
Zebrahead - "Call Your Friends"

Best New Artist
Big Monsta
David & Olivia
Mt. Ossa
Tapioca and the Flea
The Hicks Canyon Band

Best Alternative
Iron Sharpens Iron
Lit
Sederra
The Offspring
Zebrahead

Best Blues
Brother C & Sister J
Jeramiah Red
Parker Macy Blues
Robert Jon and the Wreck
Walter Trout

Best Club DJ
Daniel Mihai aka DJ Thrifty Lips
DJ Mikey P
DJ Jeremiah Red
DJ Kedd Cook
Norin and Rad

Best Country/Americana
Alice Wallace
Annie McQueen
Big Sandy and his Fly-Rite Boys
David & Olivia
Moonsville Collective

Best Electronic
BLOK
FREE THE ROBOTS
Kalva Won
Lobo Incognito
Sonny Spectrum

Best Folk

David & Olivia
Matt Costa
Micah Brown
The Ultimate Bearhug
Vinnie & The Hooligans

Best Hip Hop
Kevin Parx
King of Somewhere
Locally Grown Collective
PWEST
Speech Impediments

Best Indie
Kiev
The Colourist
The Devious Means
The Steelwells
Young the Giant

More nominees on the next page


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8 comments
krtm75
krtm75

Vote for Iron Sharpens Iron everyone. I personally know the drummer of the band and everyone in this group are the most humble people on the earth always trying to give back to their fans always thanking everyone around them. Please vote

dirtymerlin.gng
dirtymerlin.gng

Electronic Category is on point!

Lobo Incognito x Kalva Won x Blok x Free the Robots !!

tough call.

Robyn Leigh Hadem
Robyn Leigh Hadem

congrats Taylor Bonin and the GROWLERS for One Million Lovers video!!!!

Kristina Heida
Kristina Heida

I think it's bullshit that Avenged is on the list. That gives the other nominees NO CHANCE!

DTDTDT
DTDTDT

The OCMAs seem a bit irrelevant.

Anthony Garcia
Anthony Garcia

Best Latin BOOGALOO ASSASSINS Please delete the other groups

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