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AWARDS | NOMINATIONS | HONORS

140

WINS

43

NOMINATIONS

4

HONORS

2024

AVA (Audio Visual Arts) Digital Awards

Web-Based Production: Music Video (Gold Award)

"Won't Be Around" (Won)

Bare Bones International Independent Film & Music Festival

Best Music Video USA

"Won't Be Around" (Won)

Birsamunda International Film Awards    

Best Musical Video   

"Wasn't Mine" (Won)

Bridge Fest
January 2024 Music Contest - Grand Monthly Winner
"
Won't Be Around" (Won)

"In My House" (Won)

California Music Video Awards

  • ​Best Male Soloist - "Won't Be Around" (Nominated)

  • Best Cinematography in a Music Video - "Won't Be Around" (Won)

  • Lyrics and Verse - "Won't Be Around" (Nominated)

  • Best Inspirational - "Won't Be Around" (Nominated)

  • Best Fashion and Makeup - "Won't Be Around" (Won)

  • Social Justice and Hope Award - "Won't Be Around" (Won)

Castle Rock Film Festival

Music Video

"Won't Be Around" (Official Selection)

Europe Music Video Awards

Best Black & White Music Video

"Wasn't Mine (Music Video)" (Won)

Future of Film Awards

  • Best Director Music Video - "Wasn't Mine (Music Video)" (Won)

  • Best Music Video (Hon. Mention Award) "Won't Be Around" (Won)

International Acoustic Music Awards (20th Annual)

Acoustic Open Genre (Runner-Up)

"Won't Be Around" (Won)

International Singer-Songwriter Association

  • ​USA Male Vocalist of the Year (Nominated)

  • USA Male Single of the Year (Nominated)

New Media Film Festival

Music Video

"Won't Be Around" (Official Selection)

New York International Film Awards

Best American Music Video

"Won't Be Around" (Won)

Oniros Film Awards

Best Music Video (Honorable Mention Award)

"Won't Be Around" (Won)

Prague International Music Video Awards

Best American Music Video

"Won't Be Around" (Won)

Radio Music Awards    

  • Best Americana Recording - "Black Cowboys" (Won)

  • Best Easy Listening Recording - "All Ways" (Won)

  • Best R&B Recording - "The Silent Treatment" (Won)   

Sweden Film Awards

Best Director Music Video

"Won't Be Around" (Won)

The Telly Awards

  • Music Video - Non-Broadcast (Silver Award) - "Won't Be Around" (Won)

  • Music Video - Non-Broadcast (Bronze Award) - "Won't Be Around" (Won)

  • People's Telly - Non-Broadcast (Bronze Award) - "Won't Be Around" (Won)

ThinLine Fest

Music Video

"Won't Be Around" (Official Selection)

Toulouse Shorts Festival

Best Music Video

"Won't Be Around" (Won)

Tribeca Festival

Shorts | Music Video

"Won't Be Around" (Official Selection)

UK Animation & Music Video Festival

Special Mention Award

"Won't Be Around" (Won)

2023

American Songwriter 2023 Song Contest

Blues (First Place | Category Winner)

"Won't Be Around" (Won)

Atlas Elite Entertainment Music Awards  

Blues    

"Won't Be Around" (Nominated)

Best Actor & Director Awards

Best Director of a Music Video

"Won't Be Around" (Won)


Birsamunda International Film Awards    

Best Song    

"Won't Be Around" (Won)


Canadian Cinematography Awards

Best Song    

"In My House" (Won)


Cannes World Film Festival

Best Singer of the Future    

"Won't Be Around" (Won)


CKF International Film Festival

Best Music Video    

"Won't Be Around" (Won)


Clouzine International Music Awards

Best Blues Album    

"Ethos: Son of a Sharecropper" (Won)


Communicator Awards

Award of Distinction: Audio & Voice (Craft - Original Music)

"Ethos: Son of a Sharecropper" (Won)


Crown Point International Film Festival

Best Music Video

"Won't Be Around" (Won)


Cyprus Music Video Festival

Best Makeup

"Blue" feat. Charlie J (Won)


Denver Monthly Film Awards

Best Music Video

"Won't Be Around" (Nominated)


EdiPlay International Film Festival    

Best Original Music

"Won't Be Around" (Nominated)


Ethereal Frames Film & Art Awards    

Best Music/Score    

"Won't Be Around" (Won)


Europe Music Awards

  • Best Original Song - "Blue" feat. Charlie J (Won)

  • Best Black and White Music Video - "The Last Macbeth" (Won)    

  • Best Sing - "Won't Be Around" (Won)

Euro Video Song Awards

  • Best Art Music Video - "Blue" feat. Charlie J (Won)

  • Best Black Music Video - "Won't Be Around" (Won)

  • Best Australian Music Video - "Won't Be Around" (Won)        

  • Best Male Director Music Video - "Won't Be Around" (Won)        

  • Best Original Song - "Won't Be Around" (Won)

       
Future of Film Awards    

  • Best Director Music Video - "The Last Macbeth" (Won)     

  • Best Music Video (Hon. Mention Award) - "The Last Macbeth" (Won)  

Ganges International Film Festival    

Best Music Video

"The Last Macbeth" (Won)


Global Film Festival Awards

Best Original Song

"Won't Be Around" (Won)


Global Music Awards

Americana (Gold Medal Award)  

"Ethos: Son of a Sharecropper" (Won)


Golden Lion International Film Festival

Best Music Video    

"The Last Macbeth" (Won)


Hollywood Independent Music Awards
Best Americana/Roots Song    

"Won't Be Around" (Nominated)


Hollywood Music in Media Awards
Best Music Video (Independent)    

"Won't Be Around" (Nominated)


Indian Independent Film Festival    

Best Original Song    

"Won't Be Around" (Won)


IndieX Film Fest    

  • Best Music Video (Outstanding Achievement Award) - "Won't Be Around" (Won)

  • Best Original Song - "Won't Be Around" (Won)


InterContinental Music Awards

America: Blues    

"Won't Be Around" (Nominated)


Prague International Music Video Awards    

  • Best Black Music Video - "Won't Be Around" (Won)

  • Best Black Music Video - "The Last Macbeth" (Won)

  • Best Experimental Music Video (Hon. Mention Award) - "Blue" feat. Charlie J (Won)

  • Best Cover Music Video - "Crawling" (Won)

  • Best American Music Video - "Won't Be Around" (Won)

  • Best Male Director Music Video - "Won't Be Around" (Won)

  • Best Vocalist - "Won't Be Around" (Won)        

Josie Music Awards

Album of the Year: Folk/Americana    

"Ethos: Son of a Sharecropper" (Nominated)

LIT Talent Awards    

  • Best Album (Gold Award) - "Ethos: Son of a Sharecropper" (Won)   

  • Best Performance (Platinum Award) - "Won't Be Around" (Won)   

  • Best Male Vocalist (Platinum Award) - "Won't Be Around" (Won)     


Liverpool Indie Awards    

Best Music Video    

"Won't Be Around" (Won)  
 

London Film & Television Festival    

  • Best Music Video - "Won't Be Around" (Nominated)

  • Best Original Song/Soundtrack - "Won't Be Around" (Nominated)   


London Music Video Awards    

Best Experimental Music Video (Hon. Mention Award)    

"Blue" feat. Charlie J (Won)

Los Angeles International Music Video Festival    

Best Voice    

"Won't Be Around" (Nominated)

 

Madras Independent Film Festival

Best Music Video    

"Won't Be Around" (Won)  

 

Munich Music Video Awards    

  • Best Black Music Video - "Black Hurts" (Won)

  • Best Black Music Video - "Won't Be Around" (Won)

  • Best North America Music Video - "Won't Be Around" (Won)        

  • Best Male Director - "Won't Be Around" (Won)        

  • Best Classic Song - "Won't Be Around" (Won)

       

Music Video Awards

  • Best Vocalist - "In My House" (Won)

  • Best Song - "Won't Be Around" (Won)  

Phoenix Shorts    

Best Black Lives Matter Short    

"Black Hurts" (Won)

Radio Music Awards    

  • Best Americana Song - "Jimmy James" (Nominated)

  • Best Blues Recording - "Won't Be Around" (Won)

  • Best Gospel Recording - "In My House" (Won)

  • Best R&B Recording - "Black Hurts" (Won)   

 

Rome Music Video Awards    

Best Black Music Video    

"Won't Be Around" (Won)  

 

Round The Globe Film & Music Festival    

Best Original Song    

"Won't Be Around" (Won)  

Stafford Film Festival

Best Original Song

"Won't Be Around" (Won)

The Telly Awards    

Non-Broadcast—Craft:Use of Music (Bronze Award)    

"Black Hurts" (Won) 

 

The Womens Freedom Song Contest    

Best Song (Hon. Mention Award)    

"In Grandma's Kitchen" (Won)

Unsigned Only Music Competition

Vocal Performance (Hon. Mention Award)    

"Won't Be Around" (Won)  

Washington DC International Cinema Festival    

Best Original Song    

"Won't Be Around" (Won)  

 

Williamsburg International Film & Music Competition    

Original Song (Runner-up Award)   

"Won't Be Around" (Won)

 

World Entertainment Awards    

  • Best Americana Song - "Won't Be Around" (Nominated)

  • Best Americana Album - "Ethos: Son of a Sharecropper" (Nominated)

  • Best Spoken Word Album - "ADOS, the Album" (Nominated)

World Songwriting Awards    

Best Blues Song    

"Won't Be Around" (Nominated)

 

Zepstone International Film Awards    

Best Blues Song    

"Won't Be Around" (Won)  

2022

Global Music Awards    

Neo Soul (Gold Medal Award)    

"Neo Queer" (Won)


International Animation Film Festival    

Music of the Night Prize (Best Music Video)

"Eaten Alive" (Nominated)


International Music Video Awards    

Best Animation Music Video    

"Eaten Alive" (Won)


K-Music and Arts Film Festival

Best Hip Hop Music Video    

"Eaten Alive" (Nominated)


Prague Music Video Awards

Prague Music Video Award    

"Blue" feat. Charlie J (Nominated)


The Sixth Dimension Music Video Competition

Best International Music Video (Runner-up Award)   

"Black Hurts" (Won)

2021

1st Monthly Film Festival

Second Best Music Video

"Black Hurts" (Won)

2nd Pigeon D'Or Awards

Music Video

"Mr. Robertson" (Nominated)

AVA (Audio Visual Arts) Digital Awards

Audio Production: Original Music (Gold Award)

"ADOS, the Album" (Won)

Clouzine International Music Awards

Best Spoken Word Album

"ADOS, the Album" (Won)

Euro Video Song Awards

Best Lyrics Song

"Black Hurts" (Won)

Global Music Awards

Lyrics/Songwriting – Listener Impact: Message (Gold Medal Award)

"ADOS, the Album" (Won)

Hermes Creative Awards

Original Music (Gold Award)

"ADOS, the Album" (Won)

International Music Video Awards

Best Lyrics Song

"Black Hurts" (Won)

LIT Talent Awards

  • Singing Performance – Rhythm & Blues (Platinum Award) - "ADOS, the Album" (Won)

  • Singing Performance – A Cappella (Gold Award) - "Karen Blues" (Won)

  • Singing Performance – Cover (Gold Award) - "That's Alright Mama" (Won)

Munich Music Video Awards

Best Original Song

"Black Hurts" (Won)

Muse Creative Awards

Video (Gold Award)

"ADOS, the Album" (Won)

Music Video Awards

Best Song

"Black Hurts" (Nominated)

Music Video Clip Awards

Best Song

"Black Hurts" (Won)

Paris Film Festival

Best Original Song

"Black Hurts" (Nominated)

Rome Music Video Awards

Best Original Song

"Black Hurts" (Won)

Salt House Creative International Film Festival

Best Short Film

"Tomorrow" (Won)

Summit International Awards

Summit Creative Award – Audio – Other (Bronze Award)

"ADOS, the Album" (Won)

The Artists Forum Music Competition

Music: Protest/Freedom/Songs of Peace

"Black Hurts" (Nominated)

Vega Awards

Audio & Radio – Best Original Music (Canopus Award)

"ADOS, the Album" (Won)

V.i.Z. Film Fest

Best Music Video

"Crawling" (Won)

W.A.M. Awards

Social Justice/Peace (Hon. Mention Award)

"Forward (Live)" (Won)

2020

American Golden Picture International Film Festival

Best Animation Short (Hon. Mention Award)

"The Widow" (Won)

CKF International Film Festival

Best Music Video

"The Widow" (Nominated)

Clouzine International Music Awards

Best Folk Song

"Mr. Robertson" (Won)

Cult Critic Movie Awards

Best Music Video

"The Last Macbeth" (Won)

Film in Focus International Film Festival

Film in Focus Award

"Mr. Robertson" (Nominated)

Florence Film Awards

  • Best Original Song - "The Widow" (Won)

  • Best Music Video (Hon. Mention Award) - "The Widow" (Won)

  • Best Original Song - "Tomorrow" (Won)

Frostbite International Indie Fest

Best Music Video

"The Last Macbeth" (Won)

Global Film Festival Awards

Best Music Video (Hon. Mention Award)

"The Last Macbeth" (Won)

 

Golden Earth Film Award

Best Music Video

"The Widow" (Nominated)

Hollywood Gold Awards

  • Original Song (Gold Award) - "Tomorrow" (Won)

  • Director - Super Short Firm (Silver Award) - "The Widow" (Won)

Hollywood Music in Media Awards

Best Music: Singer-Songwriter

"The Unloveable" (Nominated)

Independent Short Awards

  • Best Animation Short (Hon. Mention Award) - "Tomorrow" (Won)

  • Best Music Video (Hon. Mention Award) - "Tomorrow" (Won)

IndieFEST Film Awards

Music Video (Award of Merit)

"The Last Macbeth" (Won)

IndieX Film Fest

  • Best Music Video - "The Last Macbeth" (Nominated)

  • Best Original Song - "The Last Macbeth" (Nominated)

  • Best Makeup and Hairstyling - "The Last Macbeth" (Nominated)

Istanbul Film Awards

Best Music Video

The Last Macbeth (Nominated)

Kosice International Film Festival

  • Best Music Video (Hon. Mention Award) - "Tomorrow" (Won)

  • Best Music Video (Hon. Mention Award) - "The Last Macbeth" (Won)

L' Age d'Or International Arthouse Film Festival

Best Music Video (Outstanding Achievement Award)

"Mr. Robertson" (Won)

Lonely Seal Film Festival

Best Song

"The Widow" (Won)

Long Story Shorts International Film Festival

Best Music Video

"Mr. Robertson" (Nominated)

Lonely Wolf International Film Festival

Best Music Video

"Mr. Robertson" (Nominated)

Luis Buñuel Memorial Awards

Music Video (Outstanding Achievement Award)

"Mr. Robertson" (Won)

Luminous Frames

Best Original Song

"Mr. Robertson" (Won)

Madras Independent Film Festival

  • Best Music Video - "Mr. Robertson" (Won)

  • Music Video (Special Mention Award) - "The Last Macbeth" (Won)

MLC Awards

  • Best Worldwide Animated MLC Short - "The Widow" (Nominated)

  • Best MLC Jewel – Creative Videos - "The Last Macbeth" (Nominated)

Motion Picture Film Awards

Best Music Video (Jury Award)

"Tomorrow" (Won)

Music Video Underground Festival

Best Lyrics Video

"The Unloveable" (Nominated)

New York International Film Awards

Song (Grand Jury Award)

"The Last Macbeth" (Won)

New York Movie Awards

  • Best Original Song - The Last Macbeth (Won)

  • Best Original Song - Tomorrow" (Won)

  • Music Video (Hon. Mention Award) - "The Last Macbeth" (Won)

  • Music Video (Hon. Mention Award) - "Tomorrow" (Won)

One-Reeler Short Film Competition

Music Video (Award of Merit)

"The Last Macbeth" (Won)

Oniros Film Awards

Best Song

"The Last Macbeth" (Won)

Play Short International Film Awards

Music Video (Hon. Mention Award)

"Mr. Robertson" (Won)

Raleigh Film & Art Festival

Best New Music Video

"Mr. Robertson" (Nominated)

Tracks Music Awards

Best Acoustic/Folk Song

"That's Alright Mama" (Nominated)

Virgin Spring Cinefest

Music Video (Gold Award)

"Mr. Robertson" (Won)

World Distribution Award

Best Original Song

"The Last Macbeth" (Won)

World Premiere Film Awards

Best Music Video

"The Last Macbeth" (Won)

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