Home1999 Contemporary A Cappella Recording Award Nominees

1999 CARA Nominees

Professional

Artist of the Year:

Comedian Harmonists
Take 6
Bernice Johnson Reagon & Sweet Honey in the Rock
Keith Lancaster & the A Cappella Company
Blenders

Best Pop/Rock Album:

Double Dong - Double Dong
So There - Five O'Clock Shadow
The Where We Were - Monkey Puzzle
2 - M-Pact
Vox Pop - Flying Pickets

Best Pop/Rock Original Song:

My Way - M-Pact
No Digital - Double Dong
One Summer - Real Group
Shannon - Vocal Tonic
What It's All About - Five O'Clock Shadow

Best Pop/Rock Cover Song:

Fantasy - M-Pact
Ghost Train - Jyde
If You Could Only See - Five O'Clock Shadow
Swedish Hit Medley - Real Group
Stand By Me - Flying Pickets

Best Jazz Album:

Hook, Line & Sinker - Pieces of Eight
Jazz, Jazz, Jazz - Acoustix
One For All - The Real Group
Truth and Other Stories - SoVoSo
Vox P - Vox P

Best Jazz Song:

Be of Love - SoVoSo
Fly Me to the Moon - Vox P
Giorno D'Inverno - Jazz'n Jam
Splanky - Real Group
Unforgettable – Acoustix

Best Doo-Wop Album:

Cruisin - Alley Cats
Avenue X  - Original Cast
Don't Stop - Encounters
Remembering Frank - Frankie and the Fashions
Love from Echo Park - Mighty Echoes

Best Doo-Wop Song:

From the Bottom to the Top - Frankie and the Fashions
I Go to Pieces - Dachays
Morse Code of Love - Mighty Echoes
Tears on My Pillow - Alley Cats
Lorraine – Encounters

Best Barbershop Album:

Aural Hygene - Metropolis
Revival - Revival
Legacy - Bluegrass Student Union
The Entertainer - Keepsake
What A Wonderful World - For Heaven's Sake

Best Barbershop Song:

Don't Blame Me - Metropolis
Crazy 'Bout Ya Baby - Revival
Porgy & Bess Overture - Bluegrass Student Union
Make 'Em Laugh - Keepsake
This Is the Moment - For Heaven's Sake

Best Religious Album:

A Cappella Worship - Glad
Lift Your Hands - Kindred Hearts
So Cool - Take 6
Artists A Cappella - Various
Taste of Eternity - Western Wind

Best Religious Song:

Gloria - Glad
I Will Be Free - Cindy Morgan
I Was Standing by the Bedside of a Neighbor - Sweet Honey in the Rock
Special Delivery - Acappella
Wings of Your Prayer - Take 6

Best Folk/World Album:

Africans in America - Various
Imba Na Imba Kwa - Sifa
Twenty-five - Sweet Honey in the Rock
Dance on your Bones - Voices from the Vacant Lot
Yeye – Vocaleros

Best Folk/World Song:

Battered Earth - Sweet Honey in the Rock
Epitaph - Monkey Puzzle
Gift of Music - SoVoSo
When As A Child - Gary Eckert
Witness - No Place for Jennifer

Best Classical Album:

Alchemy - Madrigals
Crossing Bridges - Spiritus Chamber Choir
Litany For The Whale - Paul Hillier & Theater of Voices
Heroic Songs & Hymns from Georgia - Rustavi Choir
Street Songs - King's Singers

Best Classical Song:

Good Morrow Fair Ladies of the May - MadriGALS
An oath at Khidavasti - Rustavi Choir
Il est Belle et Bon - Bon Timbre
Os Justi - Spiritus Chamber Choir
Three Poems - The Real Group

Best Holiday Album:

An Accidental Christmas - Accidentals
Carol - Tonic Sol Fa
Christmas Varieity Hour - Vox Bop
Jingles - Voice Male
Our First Christmas - Return To Zero

Paper Angels – Artisan

Best Holiday Song:

Carol of the Bells - Return to Zero
The Christmas Song - Voice Male
De King Is Born Today - Inner Voices with Mervyn Warren
Hla Zastup - Close Harmony Friends
Santa's Back in Town - Tonic Sol Fa

Best Humorous Song:

Garbage Man - Edlos
Humpty Dumpty Jumped - Standing Room Only
Roofrack - Sock
We're Five - The Real Group
Wet Underwear - Dykeappella

Collegiate

Best Female Collegiate Album:

Counterculture - Stanford Counterpoint
Not Guilty - Tufts Jackson Jills
116 Chauncy Street - UNC Loreleis
Elysian Fields - MIT Muses
By Sleight of Hand - Middlebury Mischords

Best Female Collegiate Song:

Bethlehem - Tufts Jackson Jills
Don't Speak - Stanford Counterpoint
Full of Grace - UNC Loreleis
Verdi Cries - Arizona State Pitchforks
Fame - UNC Loreleis

Best Female Collegiate Arrangement:

Jamie Futterman - Tufts Jackson Jills
Whitney Moore - UNC Loreleis
Katy Chow - Stanford Counterpoint
Lucinda Germer - UNH Notables
Nadine McSpadden - Tufts Jackson Jills

Best Female Collegiate Soloist:

Jamie Futterman - Tufts Jackson Jills
Shoshana Silverman - UNC Loreleis
Sasha Polonsky - Stanford Counterpoint
Sonja Ahlberg - UNH Notables
Clara Barnhart - Skidmore Accents

Best Mixed Collegiate Album:

Patio - U Penn Off The Beat
2648 West Grand Blvd - Stanford Everyday People
High Dive - U Penn Counterparts
Grandma's Camper - Tufts Amalgamates
Held in Shining - Stanford Talisman

Best Mixed Collegiate Song:

Don't Stand So Close to Me - U Penn Off The Beat
You're All I Need to Get By - Stanford Everyday People
I Can't Make You Love Me - U Penn Counterparts
I Don't Wanna Wait - Tufts Amalagates
Crazy Love - U Michigan Amazin Blue

Best Mixed Collegiate Arrangement:

Dan Gross - U Penn Off The Beat
Sid Khosla - U Penn Off The Beat
Dennis La - U Penn Counterparts
Greg Martin - U Michigan Amazin Blue
Derek Peterson - UC Berkeley Artists in Resonance

Best Mixed Collegiate Soloist:

Crystal McCreary - Stanford Everyday People
John Stephens - U Penn Counterparts
Denise Sandole - U Penn Counterparts
Courtney Simson - Tufts Amalgamates
Allison Deutermann - U Penn Off The Beat

Best Male Collegiate Album:

Besides What You See - Stanford Mendicants
All the Rage - Stanford Fleet Street Singers
Calabash! - UVA Academical Village People
Last Call - Indiana U Straight No Chaser
Elixir - U of Penn Six-5000

Best Male Collegiate Song:

Real Genius - Stanford Fleet Street Singers
Drive - Stanford Mendicants
Angel - UVA Academical Village People
Stay - U of Penn Six-5000
Ghost Train - Indiana U Straight No Chaser

Best Male Collegiate Arrangement:

John Niekrasz - Stanford Fleet Street Singers
Scott Harris - U of Penn Six-5000
John Stanzione - UVA Hullabahoos
Jeff Horwich - Duke Pitchforks
Mike Van Allen - SUNY Binghamton Crosbys

Best Male Collegiate Soloist:

Brandon Singleton - Stanford Mendicants
Ananda Sen - U of Penn Six-5000
Michael Itkoff - Indiana U Straight No Chaser
Mike Ludwick - UVA Academical Village People
Andrew Renshaw - UVA Hullabahoos

Best High School Album:

Super Saucy - Denim
Elsewhere - Joint Sound
Word - Til Dawn
Lipids - Hopkins Harmonaires & Triple Trio