The following are the winners of the 27th annual San Diego Music Awards, presented on Tuesday, March 19, 2018 at House of Blues San Diego.


Best Singer/Songwriter - Lindsay White
Best Jazz - Danny Green
Best Blues - Whitney Shay
Best Country or Americana - Sara Petite
Best Hip-Hop or Rap - Vokab Kompany
Best Indie/Alternative - Authentic Sellout
Best Pop - Birdy Bardot
Best Rock - The Farmers
Best World Music - B-Side Players
Best Live Performer - The Creepy Creeps
Best New Artist – Jumbotron
Best Jazz Album - Rebecca Jade & Peter Sprague: Planet Cole Porter
Best Blues Album - Robin Henkel: Slippery Like a Watermelon Seed
Best Hip Hop/Rap Album - 1019 The Numberman: Solus Superstes
Best Indie/Alternative Album - Grizzly Business: Spanish Old Fashioned
Best Pop Album - Marie Haddad: Stories From Atlantis
Best Rock Album – Mittens: Endlessly
Best Local Recording - Wish & the Well: Darling Darling
Best World Music Album – Marujah: Marujah Rising
Artist of the Year - Trouble in the Wind
Album of the Year - Little Hurricane: Same Sun, Same Moon
Song of the Year - Ariel Levine: Sunshine Part 2: On My Color TV

Lifetime Achievement Award – The Paladins