Thanks to all the artists who submitted their music to be considered for The Deli's Best of Nashville Year End Poll for Emerging Artists. We had a record number of submissions from Nashville this year - 49! - thanks so much for the overwhelming response!
After tallying our editors' ratings for the Open Submissions stage, it’s time to release the results. Please note that to avoid conflicts no local editor was allowed to vote for bands in his/her own scene.
Total submissions from Nashville: 49
Jurors:Travis Leipzig (The Deli Portland), Maylis Personnaz (Deli Writer), Paolo De Gregorio (The Deli NYC).
Acts advancing to our Readers/Fans Poll:
1. Gunther Doug - 8 (out of 10)
2. Vinyl Thief's - 7.88
2. The Harmaleighs - 7.88
4. I'm an Island - 7.66
5. Chrome Pony - 7.5
6. Jack Berry - 7.33
6. Smooth Hound Smith - 7.33
8. The Cunning - 7.11
Honorable Mentions (scores above 6.5)
Koa, Yumi And The System, Stewart Eastham, Everyone Moves Away, Creature Comfort, DEDSA, Aaron Moses, The Double Intenders, Sugar Lime Blue, David Newbould.
WHAT’S NEXT: These results end the first phase of the poll. We have already unveiled full list of nominees that also includes the artists nominated by our local jurors (see left column here). It's now time for our readers to influence this Year End Poll for Emerging Nashville Artists with their vote - look out for th readers' poll on the right column of this same page!
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