Soundtrack Awards

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Award
Name: The Soundtrack Awards
Date(s): 2006 and 2007
Frequency: annually
Format: popular vote
Type: fanfic
Associated Community: Together-Alone.net
Fandom: Hanson
URL: fiction.together-alone.net/soundtrack, July 2006, via wayback and sound.desensitizedwords.net
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Graphic showing the full "soundtrack" of all the winners in the 2006 round
An award given in the 2007 round

The Soundtrack Awards were awards for Hanson fanfic, held in 2006 and 2007. The awards were maintained by Eve and Leigh. The award categories were based on Hanson song titles.[1]

2006 Round

Mmmbop

Nominations for the Mmmbop award should be limited to stories that were written during the Middle of Nowhere days. These stories must have triumphed over the rest of the amateur fanfic floating around. Like its song suggests, it must be a first and it must be a classic.

  1. The Quiet One by Krystal
  2. Tulsa 74132 by Sarah, Laurie and Melissa

Get Up and Go

The Get Up and Go award is reserved for the story that best pulls the reader in within the first paragraphs and keeps fans wanting more. It must be a story that has been updated within the last year.

  1. The Consequence of Feeling by Diamond
  2. These Walls by Brittney

More Than Anything

The More Than Anything award calls for the best romantic story that follows a relationship between a couple. This story must have been updated within the last year.

  1. As Long As I Come Home To You by Kerry
  2. The Tempest Tossed by Eve

Man From Milwaukee

The Man From Milwaukee award demands for the hanficiton world's most hilarious story. Nominated stories must have been updated in the last year.

  1. Holy Scrubs by Eve and Leigh
  2. Middle Child Syndrome by Hayley

Breaktown

The Breaktown award seeks the most compelling tragedy to have been updated or completed in the last year. Death, depression, and substance abuse are all qualifiers as well.

  1. Lived by Amanda Dupuis
  2. If I Cry by Heather

Make Believe

The Make Believe award is reserved for the best AU story. AU stands for alternate reality- a story that takes Hanson our of their "rock star" lives and gives them different professions, personalities, and situations. In short, Hanson cannot be "the band" for this award. The story must have been updated within the past year.

  1. Holy Scrubs by Eve and Leigh
  2. If I Cry by Heather

Hand in Hand

The Hand in Hand award should represent the fiction written by a collaboration of authors. The collaboration can be of any genre, but must have been updated in the last year.

  1. Look To The Stars by Leigh and Amy
  2. Holy Scrubs by Eve and Leigh

One More Time

The One More Time award should represent a story that the reader finds to be the most intriguing, the most enthralling that it must be read more than once. Nominations are not limited to current fiction.

  1. So, There Was This Boy... by Stephanie
  2. Drunk by Noelle

You Never Know

Nominations for the You Never Know award should include stories that are constantly surprising the reader. These stories should be a breath of fresh air from other mundane, predictable works. It must have been updated within the past 12 months.

  1. Look To The Stars by Leigh and Amy
  2. The Vampire Trilogy by Krystal

Dream Girl

The Dream Girl award nominees are reserved for the most outstanding female lead in any fanfic written in the last year. She too can be represented in any genre.

  1. Lucy / Lucy and Taylor Trilogy by Heather
  2. Kate / Dirty Ego by Leigh

I Will Come To You

The I Will Come To You award should represent stories where the protagonist is a loveable, endearing Hanson brother (any will do). He must be infallibly charming and the story must have been updated in the last year.

  1. Taylor / As Long As I Come Home To You by Kerry
  2. Taylor / The Tempest Tossed by Eve

I Almost Care

The I Almost Care award is reserved for the Hanson brother who stands out as the most repulsive jerk in the story. His character must be detestable, despicable, and offensive, and his story must have been updated in the last year.

  1. Taylor / Holy Scrubs by Eve and Leigh
  2. Zac / Perpendicular by Steps

Got What You Wanted

The Got What You Wanted award requires the story that gives the reader the most satisfying ending. This ending does not necessarily need to be surprising, simply perfect for the development of the story, leaving the reader with a sense of completion and comforting closure. It must have been updated within the last year.

  1. Catapult by Ella
  2. Dirty Ego by Leigh

Time Will Tell

The Time Will Tell award should represent what the reader believes to be the best unfinished story. So far, the author has done an amazing job of piquing the interest of her reader, but her tale is far from complete. Obviously, story must have been updated in the last year and hopefully have intentions of being completed.

  1. The Vampire Trilogy by Krystal
  2. The Consequence of Feeling by Diamond

Incredible

This final Bonus Track award is reserved for the fanfic that best represents the pinnacle of all fanfiction ever written. It can be of any genre written at any time; it's only requirements are that it stand out in the readers mind as the ultimate fanfic ever created.

  1. Catapult by Ella
  2. Drunk by Noelle

2007 Round

A list of winners for this round is unavailable.

References

  1. Explanation of the categories (aka the tracklist), accessed February 1, 2014