Home2018/19 A Cappella Video Award Winners

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The following are the winners of the 2018/19 A Cappella Video Awards. Congratulations to all the deserving winning artists!

Genre Awards

Best Electronic / Experimental Video

Winner: "Technicolour Beat" by Faux Paz (University of Maryland)
Runner-up: "2U" by State of Fifths (Michigan State University)

Best Folk / World Video

Winner: "A Tamil Medley - Munnaeru Vaalibaa x Singai Naadu" by 1023
Runner-up: "Evolution of NDP Songs V2.0" by MICappella

Best Holiday Video

Winner: "The Greatest Passover" by Y-Studs A Cappella (Yeshiva University)
Runner-up: "O Holy Night" by OneVoice (Briarcrest Christian School)

Best Humor Video

Winner: "The Greatest Passover" by Y-Studs A Cappella (Yeshiva University)
Runner-up: "12 Days of Christmas" by MICappella

Best Jazz/Big Band Video

Winner: "Come Together" by m-pact
Runner-up: "Canção de Natal (The Christmas Song)" by Sambaranda ft. Evan Sanders

Best Pop Video

Winner: "Havana" by Pentatonix
Runner-up (TIE): "Islands" by OneVoice (Briarcrest Christian School)
Runner-up (TIE): "MJ Megamix" by D-Fi

Best R&B Video

Winner: "R&B Medley" by Note-oriety (James Madison University)
Runner-up: "Midnight Live @ BOSS 2017" by Faux Paz (University of Maryland)

Best Religious Video

Winner: "Hineni Kan" by Y-Studs A Cappella (Yeshiva University)
Runner-up: "How Great Thou Art" by Pentatonix

Best Rock Video

Winner: "Immortals" by DCappella
Runner-up: "Attention" by Pentatonix

Best Show Tunes / Soundtrack / Theme Song Video

Winner: "The Greatest Showman A Cappella Mashup" by Vocal Point (Brigham Young University)
Runner-up: "Vikings Theme Song" by A.K.A. Crescendo (University of Zadar)

Group Type Awards

Best High School Video

Winner: "You Will Be Found" by KC A Cappella ft. SoundProof
Runner-up: "Crazy In Love " by Unstrumental (Calabasas High School)

Best Female Collegiate Video

Winner: "R&B Medley" by Note-oriety (James Madison University)
Runner-up: "Don't Wake Me Up" by Counterpoint (Stanford University)

Best Male Collegiate Video

Winner: "Rise Up" by Y-Studs A Cappella (Yeshiva University)
Runner-up: "Kiss the Sky" by Mendicants (Stanford University)

Best Mixed Collegiate Video

Winner: "Technicolour Beat" by Faux Paz (University of Maryland)
Runner-up: "Say Love" by Overtones (James Madison University)

Best Video by a Professional Group

Winner: "MUSIC AIN'T MY THING" by VOXID
Runner-up: "Come Together" by m-pact

Special Awards

Outstanding Choreography / Staging

Winner: "The Greatest Showman A Cappella Mashup" by Vocal Point (Brigham Young University)
Runner-up: "Greedy for Freedom" by Counterparts (University of Pennsylvania)

Outstanding Collaborative Video

Winner: "From Now On" by Peter Hollens and Friends
Runner-up: "How Great Thou Art" by Pentatonix

Outstanding Costume / Makeup

Winner: "Vikings Theme Song" by A.K.A. Crescendo (University of Zadar)
Runner-up (TIE): "R&B Medley" by Note-oriety (James Madison University)
Runner-up (TIE): "Technicolour Beat" by Faux Paz (University of Maryland)

Outstanding Live Video

Winner: "When I Was Young" by A Cappella Academy
Runner-up: "Islands" by OneVoice (Briarcrest Christian School)

Outstanding Special / Visual Effects

Winner: "Vikings Theme Song" by A.K.A. Crescendo (University of Zadar)
Runner-up: "Tightrope" by Peter Hollens

Outstanding Video Editing

Winner: "MUSIC AIN'T MY THING" by VOXID
Runner-up: "Say Love" by Overtones (James Madison University)

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Thank you again to all of the nominators and judges who put in hours of work to make sure all submissions were considered fairly and equally. Congratulations to all the winners and thanks everyone for another great awards season!

Also a huge thank you to the 2018/19 AVA team: Jessica Chen, John Colton, Emily Colton and Shane Ardell.