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2018 Trop Rockin’ Magazine People’s Choice Awards Nominees

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Trop Rockin Magazine People's Choice Award Nominees

Countdown to Trop Rockin’ Magazine’s

People’s Choice Awards Show

Wednesday, Oct. 31st
Dante’s in Key West
7pm: Let’s Mix & Mingle
8pm: Showtime!!
** Free Event


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And The Nominees Are…

(all nominees are listed in alphabetical order)

Trop Rock Music Category

Singer / Songwriter sponsored by Radio A1A

  • Don Middlebrook
  • Donny Brewer
  • Jack Mosley
  • James “Sunny Jim” White
  • Thom Shepherd


Entertainer sponsored by Author, Sammie Mays

  • Bob Karwin
  • Cory Young
  • Don Middlebrook
  • Donny Brewer
  • Howard Livingston

Mayor Gonzo Mays

Trop Rock Group (duo, trio, band) sponsored by Diablo Creek Music

  • Drop Dead Dangerous
  • Rick Lamb & The Phin-Addicts
  • The Boat Drunks
  • The Detentions
  • Southern Drawl Band

Diablo Creek Music

Breakthrough Artist sponsored by The Habitat

  • Cory Young
  • Danny Rosado
  • Donald James
  • Isabella Stefania
  • Joe Downing

The Habitat

Song sponsored by Island Jay

  • “Anywhere There’s a Beach” by Steve Hopper
  • “Coast” by The Detentions
  • “Come As You Are Beach Bar” by Keith Sykes
  • “My Favorite Color is Beach” by Reggie Starrett
  • “Together We Fly” by The Boat Drunks

Island Jay

Musician sponsored by Laughing Parrot Oasis

  • JD Edge
  • Jimi Pappas
  • John Patti
  • Mark Mireles
  • Melanie Howe

Laughing Parrot Oasis

Jimmy Buffett Tribute Performer(s) sponsored by Beverly Kleinman & Family

  • A1A The Band (Jeff Pike)
  • Caribbean Chillers
  • Jerry Gontang & Stars on the Water
  • Jimmy & The Parrots
  • The Boat Drunks
  • The Landsharks

People's Choice Awards

Legend sponsored by Trop Rock Music Association

  • Brent Burns
  • Don Middlebrook
  • Howard Livingston
  • Jerry Diaz
  • Keith Sykes

Trop Rock Music Association

Trop Rock Radio Category

Radio Show sponsored by Summer Solstice

  • Big Burrito Radio Show by Mad Marty Kuklinski & Dan Mueller
  • Island Time Radio Show by DK the DJ (Dennis King)
  • Trop 40 Weekly Countdown by Harry Teaford & Mayor Gonzo Mays
  • Trop Rockin’ the USA by Eric & Gina Babin
  • Weekdays with Wilson by Lyle Wilson

DJ Personality sponsored by Fred Wunder

  • Danny Lynn, Tiki Man Radio
  • Dennis King “DK the DJ”, Island Time Radio Show
  • Eric Babin, Radio Trop Rock
  • Lyle Wilson, Radio A1A
  • Mayor Gonzo Mays, Radio A1A

Trop Rock People's Choice Awards

Trop Rock Community Category

Unsung Hero sponsored by Radio Trop Rock

  • Don Middlebrook
  • Fred Wunder
  • Howard Livingston
  • Mad Marty Kuklinski
  • Thom Shepherd

Radio Trop Rock

Most Spirited Fan sponsored by Hat Lady Bling

  • Ann Ballard
  • Bart Mason
  • Fred Wunder
  • Keith & Mandy Davis
  • Trina & Bill Geer


House Concert Venue (not The Yard) sponsored by The Yard

  • Casa Tortooga, Kevin & Tish Disston
  • Diablo Creek, Diana Christ & Pablo Heins
  • Isla Bella, Fred & Sara Guerrero
  • MarGEERitaville, Trina & Bill Geer
  • The Habitat, Ken & Heather Settlemyer

The Yard

Creative Fundraiser sponsored by Author, Chip Bell

  • Laid Back Attack – Tattoos
  • Meet Me in the Keys – Turquoise Toe Nails
  • Music on the Bay – Hat Decorating Contest
  • Parrothead Rendezvous – Drinks & Jello Shot Tasting Contests

Chip Bell

Trop Rockin’ Magazine Article sponsored by Steve & Tamara Bryant

  • No voting. Nominations picked a clear winner and will be revealed at the awards show!

Trop Rockin' Magazine People's Choice Awards Sponsor

Trop Rock Fun Songs Category

Trop Rock Anthem sponsored by Randy & Barb McCrea

  • “Always Saturday Night” by Thom Shepherd
  • “Anywhere There’s A Beach” by Steve Hopper
  • “Here’s To You” by Jerry Diaz
  • “Pure Trop Rock” by Don Middlebrook
  • “Sunshine State of Mind” by Randy Moore

Trop Rockin' Magazine People's Choice Awards Sponsor

Best Song to Get Leid To sponsored by Free Range Parrots

  • “Bumpin’ Flip Flops” by Donny Brewer
  • (I Phlocked a) “Parrot Head” by Thom Shepherd
  • “I Got Leid in Hawaii” by Eric Stone
  • “Island Lady” by Boomer Blake
  • “Something Inappropriate” by Mike Miller

Free Range Parrots

Song with Props sponsored by Elaine Rossy

  • “Flying Monkeys” by James “Sunny Jim” White
  • “Monkey Party” by James “Sunny Jim” White
  • “She Only Loves Me for My Johnson” by Howard Livingston
  • “Slice of the Island Life” by Jim Morris
  • “The Mailman Song” by Jimmy and the Parrots


Drinking Song sponsored by Bill & Karen Stewart

  • “I Wasn’t Gonna Drink Today” by Thom Shepherd
  • “Last Call” by Rudy Cox
  • “Professional Drinker” Donny Brewer & The Detentions
  • “Skinny Beer” by Donny Brewer & Matt Hoggatt
  • “This Beer Is Making Me Awesome” by Reggie Starrett & Donny Brewer


Best Conga Line Song sponsored by Parrot Heads Across the Pond

  • “Always Room in the Conga Line” by Latitude
  • “Floating Opera” by Jim Morris & The Big Bamboo Band
  • “Join the Conga Line” by Rick Lamb & The Phin-Addicts
  • “Zimzala” by Donny Brewer

Parrot Heads Across the Pond

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People’s Choice Awards Show

Wednesday, Oct. 31st
Dante’s in Key West
7pm: Let’s Mix & Mingle
8pm: Showtime!!
** Free Event

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Charlie Rose

Friday 24th of August 2018

How have I not done this before?? I swear I did.

Tammy Camp

Saturday 25th of August 2018

Nope.. :-)

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