The following are the winners of the 25th annual San Diego Music Awards, presented on Monday, October 5, 2015 at Humphreys by the Bay.

Best Club DJ - DJ Claire

Best Cover Band - Lady Dottie & the Diamonds

Best Singer/Songwriter - Sierra West

Best Jazz - Gilbert Castellanos

Best Jazz Album - Danny Green Trio: After the Calm

Best Blues - Rebecca Jade & the Cold Fact

Best Blues Album - Sure Fire Soul Ensemble

Best Americana - Sara Petite

Best Americana Album - Nancarrow: Simple Things
Best Hip-Hop - Vokab Kompany

Best Hip Hop Album - 1019 & J. Treel: Treel Tales of Number Running
Best Pop - Gayle Skidmore

Best Pop Album - Tolan Shaw: Chin Up
Best Alternative - Prayers

Best Alternative Album - Wild Wild Wets: 14th Floor

Best Rock - The Routine

Best Rock Album - Barbarian: Night Blooms
Best Hard Rock - Schizophonics

Best Hard Rock Album - Joy: Under the Spell of Joy
Best World Music- Todo Mundo

Best World Music Album - B-Side Players: Dos Generaciones

Best Local Recording - G. Burns Jug Band: The Southern Pacific & the Santa Fe
Best New Artist - The Bassics
Album of the Year - Slightly Stoopid: Meanwhile...Back at the Lab

Artist of the Year - Switchfoot

Best Live Performer - Schizophonics

Best Music Video by a San Diego Band - Slightly Stoopid: The Prophet

Song of the Year - Little Hurricane: Heart Skips a Beat


Lifetime Achievement Award – Peter Sprague
San Diego Music Industry Award – Deering Banjos