“Young Toon” wins 2012 CMA Hip Hop Showcase &
Karen Ann-Marie wins the 2012 CMA R&B Showcase
Congratulations to “Young Toon” for winning the Charlotte Music Awards 2012 Hip Hop Showcase and Karen Ann-Marie for winning the R&B Showcase at the Saloon at the NC Music Factory, November 4th. Both of these artists will proceed to the Red Carpet Affair for the Charlotte Music awards. We appreciate all nominees who performed, Majur, Pilot Obi, Lady K, Reggie Rymes, Frisco Kaydence, Celzius, Ismail, Vee Boi Baby, The Story, Shekeyla Caldwell, FirstLady Shea, BrandoLandocommando and Annie Adams.
A big shout out to Ms. Kelz and J Rob for a fantastic job as emcees for the event and DJ Samoht for keepin it real all night. Thanks to Matt Slater for furnishing the sound, Jeff Barnes, manager of the Saloon, all of the judges: Matt Slater, Rick Nash, Shantel Monique and Stacey Camp. THANK YOU to CMA Founder, Jeff Cheen, Jan Jenson - photographer, and Terry Gage - stage manager of Charlotte Music Awards for making the evening such a HUGE success!!!
Kelly Wright (Ms. Kelz), John T Robinson (JRob), Quinelle DjSamoht Quinones, Majur Maj, Reggie Rymes, Firstlady Shea Payne, Latorshia Spencer-Bey (Lady K), Kyle McClure (Pilot Obi), Donte Payne (The Story) Brad Letterman (Celzius)