Yesterday, Open Mic sponsored the 2016 PSU Music Awards which gave recognition to student musicians, composers, DJs, Producers, dance groups, and poets to name a few. This event was hosted by Louie Petrone and Daniel Wells.
The evening was filled with student performances from some of the present nominees. These performances included Penn State’s co-ed acapella group NOTA, Danny Wells, Julie Bouchard, Louie Petrone, songs from the The Thespians’ most recent play, “Into The Woods”, spoken word from Maya Stainback, and dance performances by The Misfits and Trap Panther Ty.
As for the winners he winners of the categories, they were as follows:
- Best DJ: DJ Trillz
- Best Producer: Hughes
- Best Female Singer: Rose Turner
- Best Male Singer: Cecil Blutcher
- Best Female Songwriter: Julie Bouchard
- Best Male Songwriter: Shawn Fox
- Best Female Performer: Julie Bouchard
- Best Male Performer: Cecil Blutcher
- Best Dance Crew: RAM Squad
- Best Dance Performance: RAM Squad
- Best Female Poet: Maya Stainback
- Best Male Poet: David Gaines
- Best Musical: Into The Woods
- Best Rapper: Trap Panther Ty
- Best Mixtape: Trap Panther Ty
- Best Band: My Hero Zero
- Best Acoustic Performance: Julie Bouchard
- Best Acapella Performance: Coda Conduct
- Artist of the Year: Julie Bouchard
The evening closed with a final performance by Julie Bouchard, a dance performance by The Misfits and a rap performance by Trap Panther Ty.