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2nd KuKo’s Choice Awards: And the winners are…

kuko's-choice-awards-logoThe winners for the 2nd KuKo’s Choice Awards had just been decided. Winners for each of the Album-categories will compete again for the “ALBUM OF THE YEAR” title through an online web poll, voted by you, the reader in the next couple of days. As a reminder, the KuKo’s Choice Award are my own personal version of the GRAMMY Awards. Now, let’s take a look at the winners:

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

The nominees are:  Lana del Rey ─ “Shades of Cool” directed by Jake Nava; Ray LaMontagne ─ “Supernova” directed by Lucy Dyson; Mastodon ─ “High Road” directed by Roboshobo; OK Go ─ “The Writing’s on the Wall” directed by Aaron Duffy, Damian Kulash, Jr and Bob Partington; Sia ─ “Chandelier” directed by Sia and Daniel Askill.

And the winner is:

Sia — “Chandelier” (direced by Sia and Daniel Askill)

ALBUM OF THE YEAR: LATIN

The nominees are: Airbag ─ Libertad; Babasonicos ─ Romantisísmico; Calle 13 ─ MultiViral; Jorge Drexler ─ Bailar En La Cueva; Mariana Vega ─ Mi Burbuja

And the winner is

 Romantisísmico by Babasónicos

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ALBUM OF THE YEAR: AMERICAN ROOTS (Including Country)

The nominees are:  Roseanne Cash ─ The River and the Thread; Eric Church ─ The Outsiders; Miranda Lambert ─ Platinum; Strand of Oaks ─ Heal; Sun Kil Moon ─ Benji

And the winner is:

The Outsiders by Eric Church

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 ALBUM OF THE YEAR: ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)

The nominees are:  Aphex Twin ─ Syro; Caribou ─ Our Love; deadmau5 ─ while (1<2); Martin Garrix ─ Gold Skies; Skrillex ─ Recess.

And the winner is

Syro by Aphex Twin

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ALBUM OF THE YEAR: POP

The nominees are:  Tori Amos ─ Unrepentant Geraldines; Sky Ferreira ─ Night Time, My Time; Lykke Li ─ I Never Learn; Sarah McLachlan ─ Shine On; Sia ─ 1000 Forms of Fear

And the winner is

Night Time, My Time by Sky Ferreira

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ALBUM OF THE YEAR: ROCK

The nominees are: The Black Keys ─ Turn Blue; Cloud Nothings ─ Here and Nowhere Else; Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers ─ Hypnotic Eye; Swans ─ To Be Kind; Jack White ─ Lazaretto

And the winner is

Hypnotic Eye by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

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ALBUM OF THE YEAR: URBAN MUSIC

The nominees are: Jhené Aiko ─ Sail Out; Beyoncé ─ Beyoncé; Childish Gambino ─ Because the Internet; Eminem ─ The Marshall Mathers LP 2; SchoolBoyQ ─ Oxymoron

Because the Internet by Childish Gambino

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ALBUM OF THE YEAR: ALTERNATIVE

The nominees are: Beck ─ Morning Phase; Broken Bells ─ After the Disco; Lana del Rey ─ Ultraviolence; Mac DeMarco  ─ Salad Days; St. Vincent ─ St. Vincent.

And the winner is

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SONG OF THE YEAR

The nominees are: “Blue Moon” by Beck Hansen (Beck); “Chandelier” by Sia and Jesse Shatkin (Sia); “Digital Witness” by Annie Clark (St. Vincent); “16 Shades of Blue” by Tori Amos (Tori Amos); “Ultraviolence” by Lana del Rey and Daniel Heath (Lana del Rey)

And the winner is

“Ultraviolence” by Lana del Rey and Daniel Heath

RECORD OF THE YEAR

The nominees are:  Antemasque ─ “4 AM” produced by  Omar Rodriguez-Lopez and Cedrix Bixler-Zavala; Beyoncé & Jay-Z ─ “Drunk in Love” produced by Beyoncé, Boots, Detail, Jerome Harmone and Timbaland; Lana del Rey ─ “West Coast” produced by Dan Auerbach; Weezer ─ “Back to the Shacks” produced by Ric Ocasek; Jack White ─ “Lazaretto” produced by Jack White

“West Coast” by Lana del Rey; produced by Dan Auerbach

What do you think about the winners? Agree or disagree? Don’t forget to vote in our poll for the ALBUM OF THE YEAR!

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One thought on “2nd KuKo’s Choice Awards: And the winners are…

  1. If I have to choose the winners, I will choose:

    MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR: Sia-“Chandelier”
    ALBUM OF THE YEAR (LATIN): Mariana Vega-“Mi Burbuja”
    ALBUM OF THE YEAR (AMERICAN ROOTS): Miranda Lambert-“Platinum”
    ALBUM OF THE YEAR (ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC): Skrillex-“Recess”
    ALBUM OF THE YEAR (POP): Sia-“1000 Forms of Fear”
    ALBUM OF THE YEAR (ROCK): Jack White-“Lazaretto”
    ALBUM OF THE YEAR (URBAN MUSIC): Beyoncé-“Beyoncé”
    ALBUM OF THE YEAR (ALTERNATIVE): Lana del Rey-“Ultraviolence”
    SONG OF THE YEAR: Sia-“Chandelier”
    RECORD OF THE YEAR: Beyoncé featuring Jay Z-“Drunk in Love”
    ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Lana Del Rey-“Ultraviolence”

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