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Local news: Winners of the 2010 DMV Music Awards


Baltimore upstart Rye Rye won Best Club/Dance Artist at Sunday's DMV Music Awards. (Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images)

R&B's A-list congregated in Washington on Saturday night for the annual BET Honors, but on Sunday, local musicians were staging an awards show of their own in Capitol Heights, Maryland.

The 2010 DMV Music Awards celebrated the best in hip-hop and R&B talent from the District, Maryland and Virginia, with awards going to established names (Rye Rye, DJ Class, Best Kept Secret), as well as some fresher faces (Harmony Muzik, Saint Anger).

(All of the winners, listed after the jump.)

Best Club/Dance Artist: Rye Rye

Best Club/Dance Recording: DJ Class, "I’m the Ish (Remix featuring Lil Jon & Kanye West)"

Best B-More Rap Artist: Bossman

Best B-More R&B Artist: Shadina

Best VA R&B Artist: Harmony Muzik

Best VA Rap Artist: Saint Anger

Best Live Show: Beat Ya Feet Kings

Best Rap Artist-Male: Whitefolkz

Best Rap Artist-Female: Madam Madon

Best Rap Group: Like Blood

Best Rap Recording: Bossman, "Break Me Off"

Best R &B Artist-Male: Will Star

Best R &B Artist-Female: Chyna Doll

Best Poet/Spoken word-Artist: Taalam Ace

Best Poet/Spoken word-Recording: Lady Moet, "Big Girls Don’t Cry (They Bounce Back)"

Best R&B Group: Main Girl

Best Gospel Rap Recording: The Unseen Movement - Spread Love

Best, Band Duo or Group: The What Band

Best Go-Go Band: TCB

Most Supportive Media Person: Super Sid

Most Supportive Media Outlet: Kapital Magazine

DMV Legend Award: Nonchalant, DC Scorpio, Stinky Dink, Tony Blunt, Fat Rodney

Most Supportive DJ: DJ P Funk

Best Alternative Artist: Chelsey Green

Best Video: Oy Boyz, "Rob Me"

Best Mixtape: Whitefolkz, "[Expletive] Your Mixtape"

Best Video Producer: Skinny Corleone

Best Manager/Promoter: Tymikia Wells, Catfight Entertainment

Community Service Award: Rev Wille F. Wilson

Best Comedian: Big Mo

Best Model: Sasha Shaheen The Diva

Best Producer: Best Kept Secret

Artist Next to Blow Award: Wordsmith

Best R &B Recording: Wanya ft. Wale, "Billie Club (Remix)"

By Chris Richards  |  January 19, 2010; 2:43 PM ET
Categories:  Local news  | Tags: DJ Class, Rye Rye  
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