Submit your music for the 2020 SDMA's!
Submissions are now open for the 29th annual San Diego Music Awards, to be held on March 23, 2020 at House of Blues San Diego.
You can submit one of two ways:
1. Email a link to digital files here:
2. Snail mail a CD or flash drive to:
San Diego Music Awards
4876 Mount Royal Place, San Diego, CA 92117
Support Music in our Schools!
Proceeds from the San Diego Music Awards help to purchase guitars for San Diego County schools, via a partnership between the San Diego Music Foundation and El Cajon's Taylor Guitars. Over the life of the program, 2,988 guitars have been placed into 82 schools from San Onofre to San Ysidro and over 58,000 K-12 students have been impacted by the program.
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Congratulations to the 2019 SDMA Winners!
Best Singer/Songwriter – Evan Diamond
Best Jazz – Euphoria Brass Band
Best Jazz Album - Mattson 2- A Love Supreme
Best Blues – Casey Hensley
Best Blues Album - Whitney Shay- A Woman Rules The World
Best Country or Americana – Blind Mountain Holler
Best Country or Americana Album - Berkley Hart- While the Night is Still Young
Best Hip Hop/Rap – Parker Meridien
Best Hip Hop or Rap Album - Parker Meridien– Twenty First Street Sessions
Best Indie/Alternative – Aviator Stash
Best Indie/Alternative Album - The Frights- hypochondriac
Best Pop – Mittens
Best Pop Album - Veronica May-Teaser
Best Rock - Schizophonics
Best Rock Album – Electric Mud– Highway Refugees
Best World Music – B-Side Players
Best World Music Album – The Amalgamated– Premium Quality
Best Local Recording - The Havnauts- Go For It!
Best Live Performer - Schizophonics
Best New Artist – The Havnauts
Artist of the Year – Whitney Shay
Song of the Year - Hot Snakes– Six Wave Hold Down
Album of the Year –Hot Snakes– Jericho Sirens
Lifetime Achievement Award – “Java” Joe Flammini