Wednesday, June 8, 2011

OUTstanding Rock, Pop & Hip-Hop

OUTMusic Awards 2010

I thought this would be a would be a good time to mention the award winning entries for Rock, Pop and Hip-Hop for the 7th Annual OUTmusic Awards. The Awards were given in New York City.

Ariel Aparicio

The award for OUTstanding Rock Song went to Ariel Aparicio for his cover of the Jim Carroll Band song from 1980, People Who Died. The Punk song is a celebration of the people who had passed before their perceived time. The song is on the Cuban-born rocker's 2010 EP, The Bedroom Tapes.

For more about Ariel Aparicio, check out his official website here. To find the song on iTunes, click here. You can find it on here.

Matthew David

The award for OUTstanding Pop Song went to Masquerade by Matthew David. Matthew is an up-and-coming Pop/Rocker from Vancouver, British Columbia.

For more about Matthew, check out his page on MySpace here. The second track on his EP, Revolution, features out singer/songwriter/Tony Award winner Levi Kreis. You can find his Masquerade EP on iTunes here or on here.


The award for OUTstanding Hop-Hop Song was given to Why U Hatin' by Infinite. The song features a performance by Baron. Infinite is an out and proud lesbian rapper who was born and raised in Harlem, New York.

To find out more about Infinite, check her out on MySpace here. To get a FREE DOWNLOAD of the song, click here or on the above widget. Just join the mailing list, and you have a free song!

NExt up, I will have the OUTstanding songs in R&B, Dance and Folk/Country. Two of the three performers have been featured on the blog, for their winning songs. How great it that?



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