WDA Members have finished nominating drummers for the WDA Awards and voting started this-morning.

Here's a list of the nominees:

Category A: Inspirational Drummer of The Year

1/ Billy Cobham

2/ Chad Smith

3/ Geoff Dugmore

4/ Karl Brazil

5/ Mike Portnoy

Category B: Drum Publication of The Year (in print or online)

1/ Rhythm Magazine

2/ Drumming Daily

3/ Rockschool new 2012 grade books

4/ Drummer Magazine

5/ Modern Drummer Magazine

Category C: Drum Teacher of The Year

1/ Darren Squiers

2/ Marty Fullard

3/ Toni Cannelli

4/ Alan Raw

5/ Simon Lewis

Category D: Drum Academy of The Year

1/ Creator College

2/ BEaDrummer.com

3/ Free Drum Lessons.com

4/ Rockschool UK

5/ “Got Drum Lessons” with Marty Fullard

Category E: Young Drummer of The Year

1/ Baard Kolstad

2/ Luke Gardener

3/ Angel Ortiz

4/ Jordan Anthony Davies

5/ Mari Voiles

Category F: Session Drummer of The Year

1/ Mick Bedford

2/ Alan Raw

3/ Ash Soan

4/ Andy Treacey

5/ Donavan Hepburn

Category G: Percussion Company of The Year

1/ Vignoles Bodhrans

2/ JC Custom Drums

3/ Regal Tip

4/ Malleus Pedals

5/ Zildjian

Category H: Drum Retailer of The Year

1/ Sheerer's Music Leeds

2/ Rockem Music

3/ Strung Out Audio

4/ Drumshop.co.uk

5/ Nick Hopkin Drums

Category I: Drum Product of The Year

1/ RhythmTech Top Hat G2

2/ E series Regal Tip Sticks

3/ Drum Guru Phone App

4/ The folding JoJo Mayer Sonor Bass Drum Pedal

5/ The Lion 3 in 1 Cajon

Category J: WDA Outstanding Contribution Award

1/ Stewart Copeland

2/ Clyde Stubblefield

3/ Nicko McBrain

4/ Billy Cobham

5/ Geoff Dugmore

Category K: Drumming Journalist of The Year

1/ Joel McIver (Drummer Magazine)

2/ Geoff Nicholls (Rhythm Magazine)

3/ Alan Raw (Editor of The Drumming Daily & Presenter on BBC Introducing)

4/ Jeff Potter (Modern Drummer Magazine)

5/ Andy Doerschuk (Drum Magazine)