2012-2013Best Texas Recordings

Album of the Year
Blak and Blu (Warner Bros.), Gary Clark Jr.

Let It Burn (Blue Corn), Ruthie Foster
High, Wide and Handsome, the Trishas
Big Station (Fantasy), Alejandro Escovedo
Working Girl's Guitar (Bloodshot), Rosie Flores
Oozy (Nat Geo Music), Brownout
Church on Monday (Cherrywood Records), Elias Haslanger
Leelanau (Antenna Farm Records), Dana Falconberry
Say Yes, Akina Adderley & the Vintage Playboys
Night & Day, Suite 709

Song of the Year
"Ain't Messin 'Round," by Gary Clark Jr.

"Travis County," by Gary Clark Jr.
"All I Can Do," by Teal Collins & Barbara Nesbitt for the Whiskey Sisters
"Mother of Invention," by Jamie Wilson & Natalie Hemby for the Trishas
"Pocket Full of Misery," by Hal Vorpahl for Uncle Lucius
"South of the River," by Ray Wylie Hubbard
"Honeypot," by Bob Schneider
"Life Won't Let You Down," by Jirod Greene, David Butler, Dietrich Schmidt, Drew Walters, & Zach Boston for Suite 709
"Right for You," by Tje Austin
"Omnipotent," by Morgan Sorne

Best of the Year
Best Austin Musicians
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