This weekend: 5280 Urban Music Awards

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Last year's 5280 Awards, a ceremony dedicated to honoring the Mile High City's hip-hop and R&B artists, caused a bit of stir in the scene, mainly due to the process by which the nominees were chosen. At issue: Last year's nominees were chosen based off word of mouth. This year, organizers streamlined the process and asked artists to submit their work for consideration to be voted on by the public.

The results in each category, including "Town Reputable Award," which goes to the artist or group whose name best represents Colorado, "Mixtape of the Year" and "Video of the Year," among others, will be announced this Sunday, December 12, at the awards ceremony, which is slated to take place at the Red Lion Hotel. The festivities are being hosted by Reality and will feature KDJ Above behind the decks.

5280 Urban Music Awards Nominees 2010

Mixtape of the Year
Slap House Records - On My Denver Shit
L-Keys - Sound Click
Vonny Loc - Courtesy of the Streets

Female Artist of the Year
Lady Lo Key
Rie Rie
D-Girl

R&B Song of the Year
Will Guice - "Crazy"
Monte "All Day"
Dai Dae "You're Not Like Any Other"

Air Play Award (Producer)
Scorp Deezle
DJ Quote
Chase the Cat

Collabo of the Year
Kevin Pistol & E-40 - Sumnasay
Pries & Rockie - Sex Education
Innerstate Ike & Will Guice - Best of Both Worlds

Video of the Year:
Kevin Pistol - "The Wall"
Young Doe - "Drop Top"
Gang Green - "So Close"

Producer of the Year
Mo Heat
Scorp Deezle
800 The Jewell

strong>True to Life Artist Award (R&B)
Sista Soul
Will Guice
Dai Dae

Mean Machine Award (Labels)
Slap House Records
Hustle -N-Flo
Elite Entertainment

Town Reputable Award
B Blacc
Innerstate Ike
Julox

Young Future Award
Myrical Child
5280 Mystic
L-Keys

Big Beat Award (Producer)
Mo Heat
800 the Jewell
JPC

Complete Project of the Year (Rap)
Iman S - No Subliminal
Mr. Midas - Boss On the Low
Young Doe - Charles Truth

Video of the Year
Dai Dae - You're Not Like Any Other
Will Guice - Au Huh Au Huh
Monte - So Gangsta

Complete Project of the Year (R&B)
Sista Soul - Sista Soul
Dai Dae - Selfless

Foundation Award (Producer)
800 the Jewell
Mo Heat
DJ Quote

Song of the Year (Rap)
Nyke Nitti - "Bottle as a Weapon"
Rockie - "Loaded"
B Blacc - "Bob Ya Head"


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