AWARDS

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MUSIC

2014 USA SONGWRITING COMPETITION: / NOVELTY/”Who’s The Pusher Now”
2014 HONORABLE MENTION People’s Music Network Song of the Month – July
2014 FINALIST (IAMA) International Acoustic Music Awards
2013 NOMINEE: (HMMA) Hollywood Music In Media Award
2013 CD COMPILATION: Legalize It VOL 1: It’s Natural/”Who’s The Pusher Now”
2013 WINNER Lake County Folk Festival FUNNY SONG Comp
2013 FOUR S. FLORIDA ACTS TO WATCH FOR Broward/Palm Beach NEW TIMES BLOG
2011 EMERGING ARTIST / HONORABLE MENTION Falcon Ridge Folk Festival
2011 HONORABLE MENTION Woody Guthrie Song Competition
2011 NOMINEE Empower Posi Awards
2010 INTERNATIONAL WINNER New Zealand PEACE SONG Comp
2009 FINALIST/FOLK CATEGORY John Lennon Song Writing Comp
2009 SECOND PLACE Susquehanna Music & Arts Fest Song Writing Comp
2008 WINNER (HMMA) Hollywood Music Awards, Best Political Song of the Year
2008 WINNER Paul Stookey’s Music To Life PDFoundation Song Comp
2008 WINNER Breaking The Silence in Song/Domestic Violence Theme Song Comp
2007 WINNER Wildflower Arts & Music Festival, Singer/Songwriter Comp
2007 FINALIST South Florida Folk Festival National Songwriting Competition
2007 FINALIST Plowshares National Song Writing Competition
2006 HONORABLE MENTION Woody Guthrie National Songwriting Competition
2006 SEMI-FINALIST (top 40) Paul Stookey’s Music To Life Song Competition
2005 FINALIST South Florida Folk Festival National Songwriting Competition
2004 FINALIST (comedy)USA Songwriting Competition
2004 FINALIST Woody Guthrie National Songwriting Competition
2004 FINALIST South Florida Folk Festival National Songwriting Competition
2003 HONORABLE MENTION Woody Guthrie Songwriting Competition
2003 FINALIST OSCA “One Plus One” (Oklahoma Songwriters & Composers Association)
2003 AUDIENCE CHOICE South Florida Folk Festival National Songwriting Competition
2003 FINALIST South Florida Folk Festival National Songwriting Competition
2002 FINALIST USA Songwriting Competition
2002 FINALIST New Folk Songwriting Competition, Kerrville Folk Festival
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VIDEOS

Somebody’s Child / VIDEO: Open The Door To Hope – written by Ellen Bukstel
2008 SILVER WINNER Annual DAVEY Awards – Social Issues
2008 BRONZE WINNER Annual DAVEY Awards – Charitable/Not-For-Profit
2008 BRONZE WINNER Annual DAVEY Awards – Fundraising
2009 1ST PLACE WINNER 30th Annual Telly Awards – Non-Broadcast “Classic”
2009 BRONZE WINNER 30th Annual TELLY Awards – Charitable Not-For-Profit
2009 BRONZE WINNER 30th Annual TELLY Awards – Fundraising
2009 SILVER WINNER 30th Annual TELLY Awards – Social Issues
2008 BRONZE WINNER 19th Annual International GALAXY Awards

You’re Not Better Than Me / VIDEO: Faces Of Violence – written by Ellen Bukstel
2009 GOLD WINNER Annual DAVEY Awards – Social Issues
2009 GOLD WINNER Annual DAVEY Awards – Music
2010 BRONZE WINNER 31st Annual TELLY Awards – Social Issues
2010 BRONZE WINNER 31st Annual TELLY Awards – Use of Music

A Few Small Miracles / VIDEO: Small Miracles – written by Ellen Bukstel, Brett Segal
2012 SILVER WINNER Annual DAVEY Awards – Charitable Not-For Profit
2012 SILVER WINNER Annual DAVEY Awards – Fundraising

Who’s The Pusher Now? / VIDEO: Who’s The Pusher Now? -by E. Bukstel, B. Segal, N.Annis
2014 GOLD WINNER Annual DAVEY Awards – Music Video
2014 GOLD WINNER Annual DAVEY Awards – Political/Commentary
2014 SILVER WINNER Annual DAVEY Awards – Animation by Todd Segal
2014 NOMINEE LIBBY AWARD (The Libby’s) Best Music Video
2014 NOMINEE: (HMMA) Hollywood Music Video Award / Blues
2014 VIDEO JUKEBOX PICK OF THE WEEK 8/12/14 Whereforarts.com
I’m In Here / VIDEO: I’m In Here – by Brett Segal, Ellen Bukstel
2014 SILVER WINNER Annual DAVEY Awards – Music
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PRELIMINARY GRAMMY BALLOT

2015 POP / POP SOLO PERFORMANCE / Let It Go
2015 GENERAL / Song of the Year / Singin’With You
2015 MUSIC VIDEO/FILM / Music VIdeo / Pimp My Yarmulke (I’m Jewish Yo)
2013 AMERICAN ROOTS / Best Amer Roots Song / Who’s The Pusher Now
2013 GENERAL / Record of the Year / Who’s The Pusher Now
2013 GENERL / Song of the Year / Who’s The Pusher Now
2012 MUSIC VIDEO / Best Short Form Music Video / Small Miracles
2012 MUSIC FOR VISUAL MEDIA / Best Song / A Few Small Miracles
2010 GENERAL FIELD / Song Of The Year / By My Silence
2010 BEST COUNTRY PERFORMANCE / DUO / Bukstel & Annis / By My Silence
2008 FOLK / Best Contemporary Folk/Americana Album / Daddy’s Little Girl
2008 MUSIC VIDEO / Best Short Form Music Video / You’re Not Better Than Me
2008 GOSPEL / Best Gospel Song / Tikkun Olam Repair The World
2008 GENERAL FIELD / Best New Artist / Ellen Bukstel
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FOLK RADIO CHARTS

YEAR 2010 Top Songs / #58 / By My Silence
JUNE 2010 Top Songs / #19 / Daddy’s Little Girl
MAY 2010 Top Songs / #4 / By My Silence
NOVEMBER 2008 Top Songs / #3 / They Lost My Vote
NOVEMBER 2008 Top Albums / #22 / Daddy’s Little Girl
NOVEMBER 2008 Top Artists / #38 / Ellen Bukstel
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RECOGNITION BY INDIVIDUAL SONG
CD: Daddy’s Little Girl / Ellen Bukstel / SOLO

TRACK 1: Daddy’s Little Girl / ©2001 Ellen Bukstel
FINALIST – ‘02 Kerrville NewFolk Song Competition
FINALIST – South Florida Folk Festival
FINALIST USA Songwriting Competition
FINALIST in Woody Guthrie Song Competition 3X
NOMINEE in 6 annual Posi Awards Song Comp
CD COMPILATION Posi Awards
FOLK DJ CHART – Top Albums / November 2008
FOLK DJ CHART – Top Songs / June 2010 (#19)
PUBLISHED Music in National UNITY Songbook
2008 PRELILMINARY GRAMMY BALLOT

TRACK 2: Wanna Dance / ©2004 Ellen Bukstel
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TRACK 3: Real Woman / ©2003 Ellen Bukstel
FINALIST – South Florida Folk Festival

TRACK 4: Is It Hot In Here Or Is It Me? / ©2003 Ellen Bukstel / Nancy Wuerzburger
2013 WINNER Lake County Folk Festival FUNNY SONG Comp
FINALIST – ‘07 Wildflower Music & Arts Festival Song Competition
FINALIST – South Florida Folk Festival
CD COMPILATION – Dr. Demento @12
CD COMPILATION – Musicians For A Cause
RADIO SAMPLER #12 / Oasis Disc Manufacturing

TRACK 5: Gimme GImme / ©2003 Ellen Bukstel
FINALIST – OSCA Song Competition
FINALIST – South Florida Folk Festival

TRACK 6: Wooden Box / ©2004 Ellen Bukstel
FINALIST – South Florida Folk Festival

TRACK 7: Grow Up And Change The World / ©2003 Ellen Bukstel
FINALIST – South Florida Folk Festival

TRACK 8: Somebody’s Child / ©2008 Ellen Bukstel
LICENSED FOR DVD Camillus House $88 Million Campaign VIDEO
LICENSED FOR VIDEO Camillus House $88 Million Campaign VIDEO
2008 SILVER WINNER Annual DAVEY Awards – Social Issues
2008 BRONZE WINNER Annual DAVEY Awards – Charitable/Not-For-Profit
2008 BRONZE WINNER Annual DAVEY Awards – Fundraising
2009 1ST PLACE WINNER 30th Annual Telly Awards – Non-Broadcast “Classic”
2009 BRONZE WINNER 30th Annual TELLY Awards – Charitable Not-For-Profit
2009 BRONZE WINNER 30th Annual TELLY Awards – Fundraising
2009 SILVER WINNER 30th Annual TELLY Awards – Social Issues
2008 BRONZE WINNER 19th Annual International GALAXY Awards

TRACK 9: You’re Not Better Than Me / ©2005 Ellen Bukstel
2008 OCT / MIDNIGHT SPECIAL Rich Warren “Rich Picks”“You’re Not Better Than Me”
LICENSED for Shalom Bayit Domestic Abuse Program VIDEO
STAGE PRODUCTION2010 Domestic Abuse in Federal Women’s Correctional
THEME SONG for NCADV (National Coalition Against Domestic Violence)
2008 WINNER – Breaking the Silence In Song Song Comp
2008 TOP FORTY FINALISTS of Paul Stookey’ s Music to Life Song Competition
FILM & TELEVISION -2007 MamaPybLooza Publishing
2009 GOLD WINNER Annual DAVEY Awards – Social Issues
2009 GOLD WINNER Annual DAVEY Awards – Music
2010 BRONZE WINNER 31st Annual TELLY Awards – Social Issues
2010 BRONZE WINNER 31st Annual TELLY Awards – Use of Music
2008 PRELIMINARY GRAMMY BALLOT

TRACK 10: By My Silence / ©2008 Ellen Bukstel & Nick Annis
GRAND PRIZE WINNER ‘08 Paul Stookey’s Music to Life Song Competition
2009 FINALIST / FOLK John Lennon Song Competition
RECORDED by SONiA on new release ‘Splash’
RECORDED by Sam Weiser on new release ‘Sam I Am’
INTERNATIONAL WINNER-2010 New Zealand PEACE SONG Comp – NEW VERSION
2010 FOLK DJ CHART – Top Songs /May / (#4) – NEW VERSION
2010 PRELIMINARY GRAMMY BALLOT 2 categories

TRACK 11: Hey Mr Politician / ©2004 Ellen Bukstel
CD COMPILATION -Protest Songs For A Better World
2006 FINALIST Paul Stookey’s Music to Life Song Competition
TRACK 12: They Lost My Vote / ©2006 Ellen Bukstel & Nancy Wuerzburger
2007 WINNER Wildflower Music and Arts Song Competition
2008 WINNER Hollywood Music Awards – BEST POLITICAL SONG OF THE YEAR
2007 FINALIST in Plowshares Song Competition
2009 SECOND PLACE 09 Susquehanna Music & Arts Fest
2010 FOLK DJ CHARTS – Top Songs / November / (#3)

TRACK 13: Raise The Torch / ©2003 Ellen Bukstel & Nancy Wuerzburger
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TRACK 14: Perfect World / ©2004 Ellen Bukstel & Nancy Wuerzburger
FINALIST South Florida Folk Festival Song Competition

TRACK 15: Tikkun Olam Repair The World / ©2006 Ellen Bukstel (co-writers: Paul Hoyle, Bonnie Reiter, Nick Annis)
2008 FINALIST TOP TEN ‘08 Paul Stookey’s Music to Life Song Competition
LICENSED for Greater Miami Jewish Federation VIDEO
2008 PRELIMINARY GRAMMY BALLOT