Home2018 A Cappella Video Award Winners

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The following are the winners of the 2018 A Cappella Video Awards. Congratulations to all the deserving winning groups and individuals!

Special Awards Nominations

Outstanding Choreography / Staging

  • Winner: "La La Passover" by Y-Studs A Cappella (Yeshiva University)
  • Runner-up: "Beauty and the Beast A Cappella Medley" by Vocal Point ft. Lexi Walker (Brigham Young University)

Outstanding Collaborative Video

  • Winner: "Beauty and the Beast A Cappella Medley" by Vocal Point ft. Lexi Walker (Brigham Young University)
  • Runner-up (TIE): "All I Ask" by Forte (Centerville High School)
  • Runner-up (TIE): "Unsteady" by Noteworthy (Brigham Young University)

Outstanding Costume / Makeup

  • Winner: "Recovery" by Forte (Centerville High School)
  • Runner-up: "Beauty and the Beast A Cappella Medley" by Vocal Point ft. Lexi Walker (Brigham Young University)

Outstanding Live Video

  • Winner: "Sun" by OneVoice (Briarcrest Christian School)
  • Runner-up: "Sorry" by NoVI

Outstanding Special / Visual Effects

  • Winner: "Coldest Winter" by Pentatonix
  • Runner-up: "Baltic Song" by TimbreTone

Outstanding Video Editing

  • Winner: "Recovery" by Forte (Centerville High School)
  • Runner-up: "Shadowboxing" by Drums of War

Genre Nominations

Best Electronic / Experimental Video

  • Winner: "7/11" by Semi-Toned (Exeter University)
  • Runner-up: "Baltic Song" by TimbreTone

Best Folk/World Video

  • Winner: "Desert Rose" by Peter Hollens
  • Runner-up: "O Come All Ye Faithful" by Pentatonix

Best Hip-Hop Video

  • Winner: "Shadowboxing" by Drums of War
  • Runner-up: "7/11" by Semi-Toned (Exeter University)

Best Holiday Video

  • Winner: "La La Passover" by Y-Studs A Cappella (Yeshiva University)
  • Runner-up: "Carol of the Bells feat. BYU Vocal Point, One Voice Childrens Choir, BYU Men's Chorus" by Peter Hollens

Best Humor Video

  • Winner: "La La Passover" by Y-Studs A Cappella (Yeshiva University)
  • Runner-up: "Dirty Work" by All the King's Men (King's College London)

Best Jazz Video

  • Winner: "I Wish" by Counterparts (University of Pennsylvania)
  • Runner-up: "Sorry" by NoVI

Best Pop Video

  • Winner: "Imagine" by Pentatonix
  • Runner-up: "All I Ask" by Forte (Centerville High School)

Best R&B Video

  • Winner: "Coffee X Pillowtalk" by Columbia SHARP
  • Runner-up: "Bad Blood (opb. NAO)" by Faux Paz (University of Maryland)

Best Religious Video

  • Winner: "It Is Well with My Soul" by Vocal Point (Brigham Young University)
  • Runner-up: "O Come All Ye Faithful" by Pentatonix

Best Rock Video

  • Winner: "They Don't Care About Us" by D-Fi
  • Runner-up: "Bohemian Rhapsody" by Pentatonix

Best Show Tunes / Soundtrack / Theme Song

  • Winner: "Beauty and the Beast A Cappella Medley" by Vocal Point ft. Lexi Walker (Brigham Young University)
  • Runner-up: "Westworld Theme" by Chris Rupp

Group Type Nominations

Best High School Video

  • Winner: "Recovery" by Forte (Centerville High School)
  • Runner-up: "Freedom" by Ars Nova (The Miami Valley School)

Best Female Collegiate Video

  • Winner: "Vivir Mi Vida" by Noteworthy (Brigham Young University)
  • Runner-up: "Girls Just Want To Have Fun(damental Rights)" by The Oxford Belles (University of Oxford)

Best Male Collegiate Video

  • Winner: "7/11" by Semi-Toned (Exeter University)
  • Runner-up: "Dirty Work" by All the King's Men (King's College London)

Best Mixed Collegiate Video

  • Winner: "24K Magic" by Acasola (California State Northridge)
  • Runner-up (TIE): "Thrill of the Uptown Freak" by Cadenza (University of Cambridge)
  • Runner-up (TIE): "Gemini Feed" by Harvard-Radcliffe Veritones (Harvard University)

Best Video by a CAL Group

  • Winner: "Last Christmas" by AfterParty
  • Runner-up: "Blown Away" by Root7

Best Video by a Professional Group

  • Winner: "Shadowboxing" by Drums of War
  • Runner-up: "Hallelujah" by Pentatonix

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Thank you again to all of the nominators and judges who put in hours of work to make sure all submissions were considered fairly and equally. Congratulations to all the winners and thanks everyone for another great awards season!

Also a huge thank you to the 2018 AVA team: Jessica Chen, and Fabian Rodriguez.

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