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Posted by on Dec 28, 2015 in News |

Cardiff Music Awards 2015 Announced

The inaugural Cardiff Music Awards have been announced with The Astroid Boys Cleaning up with 4 big wins. Other wins included Newsoundwales favourites Maddie Jones winning best solo act, Houdini Dax taking home the best album category and of course Mark Humphries from Cakehole Presley winning the ’Person of the Year’category. Founder of the awards Ed Townend is already making plans for next year with more categories and a live award show/ceremony. Newsoundwales is fully supportive of these awards and look forward to participating next year. The winners in full are:


Best Music VideoAstroid Boys “Posted” (nominated – Junior Bill “Cheer up Java” Remembering August “Brother” The People The Poet “Match Day” We’re No Heroes “Stay Weird”)

Online Music site – Buzz Magazine (nominated – David Owens A Sound Reaction, Joy Collective, Roath Rocks, U&I Radio)

Best Single/EP – Astroid Boys “CF10″ (nominated – Dean Raven ”Tell Me” Junior Bill “Som Do Brasil” Remembering August “Brother” The People The Poet “Match Day”)

Best Album – Houdini Dax “Naughty Nation” (nominated – Gwenno “Y Dydd Olaf” Railroad Bill “Pigs Might Fly” The People The Poet “The Narrator”)

Break Through Act – Jack Ellis (nominated – Conrad Lott, The Royals, Roman Yasin, WaLL)

Best Venue - Clwb Ifor Bach (nominated – Fuel Bar, Irie Shack, Full Moon/Moon Club, Gwdihw)

Best PromoterYoung Promoters Network (nominated – Big Scott Travis, Fizzi Events, Lloyd Griffiths, Pryme Cut Ent)

Best DJ – DJ Jaffa (nominated – Dellux, Dirty Pop, DJ Comfort, DJ Hilly)

Best live act - Astroid Boys (nominated – Aleighcia Scott, Jack Ellis, The Royals, Wonderbrass)

Best solo Act - Maddie Jones (nominated – Aleghcia Scott, Dean Raven, Ellie Makes Music, Roman Yasin)

Best band – Astroid Boys (nominated – Baby Queens, Remembering August, The Royals, Wonderbrass)

Person of the Year – Mark Humphries (nominated – Adam Whitmore, David Owens, Big Scott Travis, James Chant)


Watch the award show in full here: