- Hello Colorado a cappellists,For those of you who look for the latest and greatest CDs in the a cappella, here is the list af awardees in all of the categories of the Contempoorary A Cappella Recording Awards. Many of these are available at the Primarily A Cappella or Mainely A Cappella websiites, I'm sure.2003 CARA WINNERS
Artist of the Year: Da Vinci's Notebook
Runner-up: The Magnets
Best Pop/Rock Album: Toxic Audio - Chemistry
Runner-up: Blue Jupiter - Ear Candy
Best Pop/Rock Original Song: The Magnets - "Better than That" (from Young Voices)
Runner-up: Toxic Audio - "Putting Words Into My Mouth"
Best Pop/Rock Cover Song: Rock4 - "Uninvited" - (from Pure)
Runner-up: Toxic Audio - "She Blinded Me With Science"
Best Jazz Album: Just 4 Kicks - Kick in the Pants
Runner-up: Urban Voices - The Gang
Best Jazz Song: The Swingle Singers - "The Lady is a Tramp" (from Mood Swings)
Runner-up: Urban Voices - "When I Fall in Love"
Best Barbershop Album: Autograph - After the Lovin'
Runner-up: The Ritz - Puttin' on the Ritz
Best Barbershop Song: The Ritz - "No No, Nora"
Runner-up: Sound Design - "Oh, You Beautiful Doll" (from Peel Me a Grape)
Best Doo-Wop Album: The Mighty Echoes - Acappella Doo-wop 2
Runner-up: The Blue Stars - Acappella: Rhapsody in Harmony
Best Doo-Wop Song: The Dachays - "Teardrops" (from Vintage)
Runner-up : The Mighty Echoes - "What Time Is It?"
Best Folk/World Album: Kitka - The Vine
Runner-up: Coco's Lunch - A Whole New Way of Getting Dressed
Best Folk/World Song: Coco's Lunch - "Thulele Mama Ya"
Runner-up: Kitka - "Shen Khar Venakhi"
Best Classical Album: The Real Group - Stämning
Runner-up: Anonymous 4 - La Bele Marie
Best Classical Song: The Gents - "Ave Maria" (from The Gentlemen of the Chapel Royal)
Runner-up: The Real Group - "En Vänlig Grönskas Rike Dräkt"
Best Religious Album: Vocolot - Heartbeat
Runner-up: Straight Company - Courtesy of God
Best Religious Song: Vocolot - "La Comida"
Runner-up: Acappella - "Jesus Knows" (from Live From Paris)
Best Christmas Album: The Blenders - When it Snows
Runner-up: Rockapella - Comfort & Joy
Best Christmas Song: The Blenders - "'Twas the Night"
Runner-up: The Magnets - "Tinsel Town" (from Young Voices)
Best Comedy Album: Da Vinci's Notebook - Brontosaurus
Runner-up: moosebutter - see dee
Best Comedy Song: The Kinsey Sicks - "MCI" (from Sicks in the City)
Runner-up: moosebutter - "Star Wars"
Best Male Collegiate Album: Dartmouth College Aires - Black Tie Affaire
Runner-up: Indiana University Straight No Chaser - Thank You
Best Male Collegiate Song: Virginia Tech. Juxtaposition - "Hey Jealousy" (from Homespun)
Runner-up: MIT Logarhythms - "Black Balloon" (from Superlogs)
Best Male Collegiate Arrangement: "Janie's Got a Gun," arr. Adam Green - Dartmouth Cords (from Elements of
Runner-up: "Trouble," arr. Edward Wenger - Dartmouth Aires
Best Male Collegiate Soloist: Chris Quidlat, University of Illinois XTension Chords - "Right Here Waiting" (from Rollin' Up the Sleeves)
Runner-up: Ian Storey, Dartmouth Aires - "Jeremy"
Best Mixed Collegiate Album: York University Wibijazz'n - In the Pocket
Runner-up: Tufts University Shir Appeal - Unpealed
Best Mixed Collegiate Song: "K'mo B'tmunah" (Like in a Picture) - Tufts Shir Appeal
Runner-up: "Automatic" - York Wibijazz'n
Best Mixed Collegiate Arrangement: "Pinball Number Count," arr. Suba Sankaran - York Wibijazz'n
Runner-up: "Here With Me," arr. Ethan Baird - Brandeis University Spur of the Moment (from Word)
Best Mixed Collegiate Soloist: Morgan McOwen, University of Pennsylvania Off the Beat - "Mama" (from Take One)
Runner-up: Becky Rubin, Tufts Amalgamates - "Killing Me Softly" (from Bamboo)
Best Female Collegiate Album: University of Southern California Sirens - Nectar & Ambrosia
Runner-up: University of Virgina Sil'hooettes - After Shock
Best Female Collegiate Song: USC Sirens - "Girl From the Gutter"
Runner-up: UVA Sil'hooettes - "Two Satellites"
Best Female Collegiate Soloist: Rachel Roelke, USC Sirens - "I Never Loved You Anyway"
Runner-up: Melody Akhavan, UVA Sil'hooettes - "Two Satellites"
Best Female Collegiate Arrangement: "Beautiful," arr. Melanie Nyema and Guang Ming Easlon - USC Sirens
Runner-up: "It's Love," arr. Dionna Avery and Sarah Sutton - Tufts Essence(from At Last)
Best High School Album: Accent - Holding Ground
Runner-up: Classen School of Advanced Studies Tone Appetit - Tone Appetit