The following are the winners of the 21st annual San Diego Music Awards:

 

Best Tribute Band - Cash'd Out

Best Club DJ - Gabe Vega

Best Acoustic - Colin Clyne

Best Electronic - Jamuel Saxon

Best Jazz - In Motion Trio

Best Jazz Album - The Mattson 2 - Feeling Hands

Best Blues - Lady Dottie & the Diamonds

Best Blues Album – Low Volts - Twist Shake Grind Break

Best World Music - B-Side Players

Best World Music Album – Todo Mundo - Organic Fire

Best Americana - Blackout Party

Best Americana Album - The Tree Ring - Generous Shadows

Best Hip Hop - Vokab Kompany

Best Hip Hop Album - Blame One - Endurance

Best Pop - The Silent Comedy

Best Pop Album - Maren Parusel - Artificial Gardens

Best Alternative - Little Hurricane

Best Alternative Album – Little Hurricane - Homewrecker

Best Rock – Transfer

Best Rock Album – The Donkeys - Born with Stripes

Best Hard Rock - As I Lay Dying

Best Hard Rock Album - Downspell – The Violent Majority

Best Local Recording - Writer - Miss Mermaid

Best New Artist - Low Volts

Song of the Year – Transfer - Losing Composure

Album of the Year - Little Hurricane - Homewrecker

Artist of the Year - Switchfoot

 

Lifetime Achievement Award – The Penetrators

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