The 2011 Fids and Kamily Awards

by Amy Kraft on November 20, 2011

Yesterday Bill Childs of Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child announced the winner of this year’s Fids and Kamily Awards showcasing the best in music for kids and their families. I was happy to be a judge again this year. And the winners are…

1. Recess Monkey – Flying!
2. Dan Zanes and Friends – Little Nut Tree
3. Frances England – Mind of My Own
4. Caspar Babypants – Sing Along!
5. Lunch Money – Original Friend
6. Brady Rymer – Love Me for Who I Am
7. The Deedle Deedle Dees – Strange Dees, Indeed
8. The Jimmies – Practically Ridiculous
9. Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band – Oh Lucky Day!
10. Gustafer Yellowgold – Gustafer Yellowgold’s Infinity Sock

Head over to the Fids and Kamily website and you’ll also see a larger list with honorable mentions. It’s a very satisfying list, containing many of our favorites. And, as I did last year, I’ll reveal my personal top 10:

1. Recess Monkey – Flying!
2. Tag, You’re It – The Not-Its
3. Gustafer Yellowgold – Gustafer Yellowgold’s Infinity Sock
4. Accoustic Dreamland – Putamayo (various artists)
5. The Jimmies – Practically Ridiculous
6. ScribbleMonster – Look Both Ways
7. Dan Zanes and Friends – Little Nut Tree
8. The Hipwaders – The Golden State
9. Anna Banana Band – Anna Banana Band
10. Joanie Leeds and the Nightlights – What a Zoo

Congratulations to all the worthy winners! My little dancing kids thank you for your music.

Previously on MM:

2010 Fids and Kamily Music Awards

Recess Monkey Cuts in Line

The Best CDs in the Stack

Thinking About Infinity with Gustafer Yellowgold

 

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