2011 Artist Awards Official Nominees.pdf by lovemacromastia


									DANCE TRACK                                                                                                                     MAGAZINE

                                              2011 Artist Awards Official Nominees

Best Audition Freestyle, Female
         •Aisha Francis
         •Kumari Suraj

Best Audition Freestyle, Male
         •Luis “Luigi” Rosado
         •Tyrell Washington
         •Hokuto Konishi

Best Performance, Female Dancer In A Supporting Role (Award Show)
          •Shelby Rabara - The Dark Nurse of “The LXD” on “Conan”
          •Christina Grady “Your Love” & “Check It Out” by Nicki Minaj feat. will.i.am on “VMAPreShow” MTV
          •Reina Hidalgo “Glitter In The Air” P!INK, 2010 “Grammy Awards”

Best Performance, Male Dancer In A Supporting Role (Award Show)
          •Miguel Zarate “We Are Who We Are” by Ke$ha “American Music Awards”
          •Leo Moctezuma “Raise Your Glass” by P!NK “American Music Awards”
          •Richard Jackson “Poker Face Medley” Lady Gaga “Grammy Awards”

Best Dance Double Performance, Female (Feature Film/Commercial/TV show)
         •Leigh Robertson aka “Professora Gata Brava” (for Sharni Vinson’s character Natalie) in “Step Up 3D” | Director: Jon M. Chu
         •Sarah Lane (as Natalie Portman’s character “Nina Sayers”) in “Black Swan” Director: Darren Aronofsky
         •Ashlee Nino (as hamster) in “This Or That” Kia Soul Commercial

Best Dance Double Performance, Male (Feature Film/Commercial/TV show)
         •Art Abelyan for Ashton Kutcher Nikon Commercial “Dance”
         •George Alexander (as Collins Pennie’s character “Chance Harris”) in “Stomp The Yard 2: Homecoming” | Director Rob Hardy
         •Casey Lee Ross (as Mark Wahlberg’s character “Terry Hoitz”) in “The Other Guys” | Director: Adam McKay

Best Featured Group/Crew (Commercial)
          •Lisa Rosenthal and Snoop Dogg “PepsiMax”
          •Kelly Connolly & Danny Davalos “Dance” Nikon feat. Ashton Kutcher
          •Beat Freaks “Gobble Gobble” Old Navy (Maryss from Paris, LindseyB & Jungle Boogie)

Best Featured Group/Crew (TV Show)
          •Strikers All-Stars “George Lopez Show” – Ciara “Gimme Dat”
          •The LXD 82nd “Academy Awards”
          •Quest Crew “NBA All-Star Game 2010” – Usher Performance

Best Featured Solo, Female (Commercial)
          •Gina Grant “Zumba Fitness®” Video Game
          •Tyne Stecklein “MJ The Experience” Video Game
          •Sofia Boutella Nike “Make Yourself” Campaign

Best Featured Solo, Male (Commercial)
          •George Jones Jr. “Strong Man” Vitamin Water
          •Chantz Simpson “Back To School 2010” Kmart
          •Julien Chincilla “Electronic Santa” Target
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Best Featured Solo, Female (TV Show)
          •Galen Hooks as Ninjato in “The LXD”
          •Heather Morris as Brittany in “Glee”
          •Galen Hooks “One In A Million” by Ne-Yo “Dancing With The Stars”

Best Featured Solo, Male (TV Show)
          •Mark Kanemura as Brittany’s backup dancer in“Glee”
          •Chadd “Madd Chadd” Smith as Sp3cimen in “The LXD”
          •Luis “Luigi” Rosado as Trevor Drift in “The LXD”

Best Live Stage Performance, Female (Recording Artist Tour)
          •Tera Perez Jennifer Lopez Promo Tour | Sanremo Song Festival, Italy
          •Lisa Rosenthal Ne-Yo Libra Scale Tour
          •Alexandria Kaye Nicki Minaj Promo Tour

Best Live Stage Performance, Male (Recording Artist Tour)
          •Asiel Hardison Lady Gaga Monster’s Ball Tour
          •Bryan Tanaka Beyoncé I Am… World Tour
          •Oren Flearock Michaeli Rihanna Last Girl On Earth Tour


Best Dance Film
         •“Step Up 3D” | Director: Jon M. Chu
         •“Mao’s Last Dancer” | Director: Bruce Beresford
         •“Bouncing Cats” | Director: Nabil Elderkin

Best Dance Short Film
         •“There Goes My Baby” | Scotty Nguyen & Tracy Shibata, Song by Usher
         •“Urban Jungle” | Hok, Pacman and Moon
         •“Unthinkable” | Jillian Meyers and Shaun Evaristo, Song by Alicia Keys

Best Featured Solo, Female (Feature Film)
          •Shanti Lowry “Louis” | Director: Dan Pritzker
          •Alyson Stoner “Step Up 3D” | Director: Jon Chu
          •Marie “Pandora” Medina “Step Up 3D” Director: Jon M. Chu

Best Featured Solo, Male (Feature Film)
          •Chi Cao as Li Cunxin “Mao’s Last Dancer” | Director: Bruce Beresford
          •Stephen “tWitch” Boss as Taz “Stomp The Yard 2: Homecoming” | Director: Rob Hardy
          •Chadd “Madd Chadd” Smith “Step Up 3D” | Director: Jon M. Chu

Best Featured Group/Crew (Featured Film)
          •Strikers All-Stars “Stomp The Yard 2: Homecoming” | Director: Rob Hardy
          •Alyson Stoner & Adam Sevani “Step Up 3D” | Director: Jon M. Chu
          •Martin Lombard & Facundo Lombard as The Santiago Twins “Step Up 3D” Director: Jon M. Chu

Best Dance Music Video
         •“Ghetto Blaster” by Malakai Directed by David Sauvage, Movement Direction by Theresa Peña and Beastmode
         Choreographers: Beastmode, Danni G, FREZ!, King David, Jeremy Marinas, G, Lil John, Obe One, Theresa Pena,
         Solomon Brende and William Spencer
         •“Jar of Hearts” by Christina Perri Directed by Jay Martin, Choreography by Stacey Tookey
         •Chris Brown “Yeah 3X” Directed by Colin Tilley, Choreography by Rich & Tone

Best Featured Lead/Duo/Group in a Music Video, Female
          •Loriel Hennington, Randi Kemper, Tricia Miranda and Tera Perez “Drummerboy” by Alesha Dixon
          •Brittany Perry-Russell, Annalisia Simone & Frankie “Lady Diva” Watson “F*ck You” by Cee Lo Green
          •Beat Freaks “Somebody To Love (Remix)” by Justin Bieber feat. Usher

Best Featured Lead/Duo/Group in a Music Video, Male
          •Peter Chu “Jar of Hearts” by Christina Perri
          •Hefa Tuita “Poison” by Nicole Scherzinger
          •Chris Brown & Poppin’ Pete “Yeah 3X” by Chris Brown
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Best Audition Choreography
         •Dave Scott
         •Rich & Tone Talauega
         •Kevin & Marcel Wilson

Best Choreographer, Music Video
         •“Is That So Wrong” by Julianne Hough Choreography by Melanie Lewis
         •“Jar of Hearts” by Christina Perri Choreography by Stacey Tookey
         •“Gimme Dat” by Ciara Choreography by Jamaica Craft

Best Choreographer, TV
         •Harry Shum Jr. & Christopher Scott “The LXD”
         •Paul Becker “Hellcats”
         •Zachary Woodlee “Glee”

Best Choreographer, Recording Artist Tour
         •Flii Stylz, Recording Artist: Usher OMG Tour
         •Laurieann Gibson, Recording Artist: Lady Gaga Monsters Ball Tour
         •Alison Faulk & Leo Moctezuma, Recording Artist Tour: P!NK Funhouse/Summer Carnival Tour

Best Choreographer, Film
         •Aisha Francis “Burlesque”
         •Tony Dovolani and Cheryl Burke “Toy Story 3”
         • Hi Hat “Step Up 3D”

Best Choreographer, Commercial
         •“Gobblepalooza” Old Navy Choreography by Tabitha and Napoleon D’umo
         •“Stagehands” Above The Influence Choreographer: Luam Keflezgy
         •Zumba® Video Game Choreography by Ilyse Baker

Best Assistant Choreographer
          •Richard Jackson
          •Brooke Lipton
          •Dondraico Johnson


Best Single (Singer Must Also Be A Dancer/Any Music Genre)
         •The Lab “Fame”
         •Gina Katon “Wiggle it”
         •Christopher aka “Lil’ C” Toler “Deuce’z” feat. Chris Brown

Best Album (Singer Must Also Be A Dancer/Any Music Genre)
         •Gina Kato & The Eastern Block “Little Villains” Indie Release
         •Blake McGrath “Time To Move” Label – Interscope
         •Jabbawockeez “The Bangerz” Label – JBWKZ Records


Best Dance Agency
         •Clear Talent Group (CTG)

Best Dance Agent
         •Pete Engle, Director of Dance/Choreography Division/Agent Clear Talent Group
         •Laney Filuk, Co-Owner/Dance Division Director/Agent bloc
         •Lisa Lindholm, Director Dance Division/Agent McDonald, Selznick & Assoc.

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Best Choreography Agency
         •Abrams Artists Agency
         •McDonald, Selznick Associates

Best Choreography Agent
         •Brooklyn Lavin, Choreography/Dance Agent Abrams Artists Agency
         •Brendan Filuk, Co-Owner/Director Choreography Division/Agent bloc
         •Tony Selznick, Co-Owner/Choreography Agent McDonald, Selznick Associates

*Category Voted On By Public On Dance Track Magazine Web site

Favorite All-Around Dancer (Female)
          •Kelly Connolly
          •Larke Hasstedt
          •Chanel Malvar

Favorite All-Around Dancer (Male)
          •Jeremy Hudson
          •Hefa Tuita
          •Travis Wall

Favorite Assistant Choreographer
          •Jenn Hamilton
          •Tera Perez
          •Tricia Miranda

Favorite Dance Style/Move

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