2016 KAMMY Award Winners

The new year has officially arrived, which means it’s time to reveal the recipients of the 2016 KAMMY Awards! Once again, I would like to thank my friend Jad Elias for all of his help and all those who have supported this project from the beginning until now. As an added bonus I will be attaching the Facebook voters who chose the correct winners (with their corresponding Facebook account names)! If you need a refresher on which songs, artists, and albums were nominated click –> here

Congratulations to all of 2016’s winners and I hope 2017 is a great year for everyone. Peace and love to all!



Best Electronic/Experimental Album


Kaytranada – 99.9%

Facebook votes: N/A


Best Producer/DJ Track


Flume f/ Kai – Never Be Like You

Facebook votes: N/A


Posse Cut of the Year


Danny Brown f/ Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul & Earl Sweatshirt – Really Doe

Facebook votes: Rolland Vaughn; Alex Aniton; Lloydston O Burton II; Matt Mementowski


Best New Artist



Facebook votes: Andrew Eldenburg; Jamil Olomi; Jeffrey Johnson; Matt Mementowski; Wayne Jenkins


Most Improved Artist



Facebook votes: Matt Mementowski; Peter Fraaza


Beat of the Year


Kanye West, Mike Dean, Rick Rubin, Metro Boomin, DJDS, Noah Goldstein, Allen Ritter (Pt. 1); West, Menace, Rubin, Plain Pat, Caroline Shaw (Pt. 2) – Father Stretch My Hands

Facebook votes: Rolland Vaughn; Alex White; Nick Cannell; Gregory Tyler; Jamil Olomi; Peter Fraaza; Nicholas Zupi; Jad ‘Broski’ Klias


Verse of the Year


Chance the Rapper – “Ultralight Beam” Feature Verse

Facebook votes: Gregory Tyler; Alex Aniton; Peter Fraaza; Jamil Olomi; Alessandra Meza-Cuadra


Best Vocal Collaboration


PARTYNEXTDOOR f/ Drake – Come and See Me

Facebook votes: Rolland Vaughn; Alex White; Gregory Tyler; Jamil Olomi; Nicholas Zupi; Alex Aniton; Ben Mirka; Jad ‘Broski’ Klias


Best Rap Collaboration


Young Thug & Travi$ Scott f/ Quavo – pick up the phone

Facebook votes: Alex White; Nick Cannell; Jamil Olomi; Peter Fraaza; Wayne Jenkins; Ben Mirka


Best Rap/Sung Collaboration


Kanye West f/ The-Dream, Kelly Price, Chance the Rapper & Kirk Franklin – Ultralight Beam

Facebook votes: Rolland Vaughn; Alex White; Nick Cannell; Joey Eugene; Alex Aniton; Matt Mementowski; Jamil Olomi; David Hickey; Peter Fraaza; Nathan Casper; Megan Grow; Jad ‘Broski’ Klias; Ben Mirka; Nicholas Zupi


Best Debut Album


Kevin Gates – Islah

Facebook votes: N/A


Vocal Performance of the Year


Childish Gambino – Redbone

Facebook votes: Joey Eugene; Jad ‘Broski’ Klias


Love Song of the Year


The Weeknd – True Colors

Facebook votes: Rolland Vaughn; Andrew Eldenburg; Alex White; Austin Eldenburg; Joey Eugene; Alex Aniton; Wayne Jenkins; David Hickey; Megan Grow; Ben Mirka; Jad ‘Broski’ Klias


Sex Song of the Year


Rihanna – Sex with Me

Facebook votes: Jamil Olomi; Nathan Casper; Nicholas Zupi; Nick DeFranco


Most Ignorant Song


Stitches – Molly Cyrus

Facebook votes: Andrew Eldenburg; Alex Aniton; Jad ‘Broski’ Klias


Banger of the Year


Rae Sremmurd f/ Gucci Mane – Black Beatles

Facebook votes: Andrew Eldenburg; Gregory Tyler; Devin J Fuqua Sr.; Peter Fraaza; Tyler TO Olsen


Best R&B/Soul Song


Solange – Cranes in the Sky

Facebook votes: Matt Mementowski


Best Pop Song


Bruno Mars – 24K Magic

Facebook votes: Gregory Tyler; Joey Eugene; Alex Aniton; Wayne Jenkins


Best Hip-hop/Rap Song


YG – Who Shot Me?

Facebook votes: Matt Mementowski


Best R&B/Soul Album


Frank Ocean – Blonde

Facebook votes: Alex White; Alex Aniton; Peter Fraaza; Tyler TO Olsen; Matt Mementowski; Jamil Olomi; Nathan Casper; Nicholas Zupi; Ben Mirka; Jad ‘Broski’ Klias; Alessandra Meza-Cuadra


Best Pop Album


Rihanna – Anti

Facebook votes: Rolland Vaughn; Alex Aniton; Lauren Henderson; Matt Mementowski; Nicholas Zupi


Best Hip-hop/Rap Album


Chance the Rapper – Coloring Book

Facebook votes: Eric Blaha; Morgan Wilson; Nathan Casper


Catchiest Song


D.R.A.M. f/ Lil Yachty – Broccoli

Facebook votes: Andrew Eldenburg; Alex Aniton; Jad ‘Broski’ Klias; Matt Mementowski; Teddy Oglesby


Song of 2016


Desiigner – Panda

Facebook votes: Gregory Tyler; Jad ‘Broski’ Klias; Joe Kovacs


Album of 2016


Beyoncé – Lemonade

Facebook votes: N/A




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