ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Awarded to the artist(s) and production team responsible for creating the best album/mixtape

2016

‘TRAP$AVAGE’ by TRAP$AVAGE

SONG OF THE YEAR

Awarded to the artist(s) and production team responsible for creating the best song

2016

“Whole Lotta Money” by YBS Skola

BEST NEW ARTIST

Awarded to the artist who, in the eligibility year for The Tapeys, establishes a public identity known to The Demo Tape through shows, music releases, or other methods and releases the best music

2016

Bandhunta Izzy

BEST RAP ARTIST

Awarded to the Rap artist that released the best music during the eligibility year

2016

Tate Kobang

BEST RAP ALBUM

Awarded to the Rap artist(s) and production team responsible for creating the best Rap album

2016

‘TRAP$AVAGE’ by TRAP$AVAGE

BEST RAP SONG

Awarded to the Rap artist(s), featured artist(s), and production team responsible for creating the best Rap song

2016

“Whole Lotta Money” by YBS Skola

BEST RAP VERSE

Awarded to the Rap artist that raps the best verse in an original song or a freestyle available for streaming/purchase

2016

Lor Scoota for “Panda”

BEST R&B ARTIST

Awarded to the R&B artist that releases the best music during the eligibility year

2016

daveology.

BEST R&B ALBUM

Awarded to the R&B artist(s) and production team responsible for creating the best R&B album

2016

‘NIGHTS’ by daveology.

BEST R&B SONG

Awarded to the R&B artist(s), featured artist(s), and production team responsible for creating the best R&B song

2016

“Still Crushing” by daveology.

BEST PRODUCER

Awarded to the producer that produces the best instrumentals/beats

2016

Elijah808

BEST COLLABORATION

Awarded to the artists and production team responsible for creating the best song

2016

“BBB” by Bandhunta Izzy and Blue Benjamin Sleepy

BEST VIDEO

Awarded to the artist and director responsible for creating the best video

2016

Tate Kobang and SpuddsMcKenzie for “Poppin”

BEST GROUP

Awarded to collective that releases the best music

2016

Beam House Records