Nominations for Upper State Independent Awards sought

By WKTV News

(WKTV) - Nominations are sought for the Seventh Upper State Independent Awards.

The awards are designed to honor independent musicians, poets, models, designers, comedians, photographers, choreographers, movie makers, online radio shows and local TV shows. This year, the awards will be at the Palace Theater in Hamilton on Nov. 9.

Nominations close on Monday and can be submitted at

Categories for 2013 will include: gospel; video; jazz; student athlete (female/male); DJ; blues; stage play/production; R& B group; female R&B singer; male R&B singer; poet/book author; folk/acoustic; alternative/pop; reggae/cultural roots; reggae tone; country/bluegrass;hip-hop male; hip-hop female; model; favorite designer; TV show; producer; independent film/DVD; entertainment group; promoter/street team; international; online radio; dancer/choreographer; mix tape; comedian; rock & roll original band; cover band; photographer/art/design; salons/barbershop; humanitarian award.

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