Saturday, March 5, 2011 at 11:56 a.m.
When Brandon Ferguson publishes his review of the 10th Annual OC Music Awards held at the City National Grove of Anaheim held earlier tonight, he'll have more to talk about than the music.
There was a Kanye West
moment from the Wildboys
, a not-so-special special guest, and a message from BLOK's mom
. In the meantime, here are the winners:
: "My Body" by Young the Giant
Best Album: "Nightmare" by Avenged Sevenfold.
Best Music Video: "Amalgam" byHalos.
Impact Award: Social Distortion
People's Choice: Ugly Paint
Best New Artist: Railroad to Alaska .
Best Rock: Dahga Bloom
Best Punk: Social Distortion
Best Indie: Kiev
Best Surf: The Growlers
Best DJ: Thrifty Lips
Best Youth: Amanda Lamb
Best Live Band: The Steelwells
Best Latin: Nancy Sanchez
Best Hip-hop: I&I
Best World Music: The Dirtyheads
Lifetime Achievement Award: Stan Freese
Best Pop: Stacy Clark
Best Country/Americana: Billy Kernkamp
Best Metal: Avenged Sevenfold
Best Live Acoustic: Micah Brown
Best Electronic: BLOK
Best Jazz: Evan Stone
Best Alternative: Thrice
Best Blues: Parker Macy Blues
Best Folk: Yellow Red Sparks