2007 SPBGMA Awards Winners

SPBGMAThe 2007 SPBGMA Awards Show was this last weekend and here are the winners in each category. I know there were a lot of great nominations for each of these awards so congratulations to each of the winners.

Looks like it was a good night for Rhonda Vincent & The Rage.

Let us know what you think about this year’s winners in the comments section for this post.

And without further ado, here’s the list.

1. BLUEGRASS PROMOTER OF THE YEAR
Bertie Sullivan

2. BLUEGRASS RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR
WDVX-FM – Knoxville, TN

3. BLUEGRASS DJ OF THE YEAR
Freddy Smith (WDVX-FM)

4. BLUEGRASS CLUB NEWSLETTER OF THE YEAR
Bluegrass Express – Oregon Bluegrass Association

5. BLUEGRASS SONG WRITER OF THE YEAR
Tom T. Hall / Dixie Hall

6. BLUEGRASS ALBUM OF THE YEAR
All American Bluegrass Girl – by Rhonda Vincent & The Rage / Rounder Records

7. BASS FIDDLE PERFORMER OF THE YEAR
Mickey Harris

8. DOBRO PERFORMER OF THE YEAR
Tim Graves

9. GUITAR PERFORMER OF THE YEAR
Josh Williams

10. MANDOLIN PERFORMER OF THE YEAR
Alan Bibey

11. BANJO PERFORMER OF THE YEAR
Cia Cherryholmes

12. FIDDLE PERFORMER OF THE YEAR
Hunter Berry

13. FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR (Contemporary)
Rhonda Vincent

14. FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR (Traditional)
Alecia Nugent

15. MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR (Contemporary)
Russell Moore

16. MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR (Traditional)
James King

17. GOSPEL GROUP OF THE YEAR (Contemporary)
The Marksmen

18. GOSPEL GROUP OF THE YEAR (Traditional)
Paul William & The Victory Trio

19. VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR
Rhonda Vincent & The Rage

20. INSTRUMENTAL GROUP OF THE YEAR
The Grascals

21. BLUEGRASS BAND OF THE YEAR (Overall)
The Grascals

22. SONG OF THE YEAR
All American Bluegrass Girl – by Rhonda Vincent & The Rage / Rounder Records

23. ENTERTAINING GROUP OF THE YEAR
Cherryholmes

24. ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
Rhonda Vincent

The 2007 inductees into the SPBGMA Preservation Hall of Greats are Johnny & Carolyn Vincent.

  • KC

    I do not care much for SPBGMA voting. Voting seems like it is regional, with Rhonda being from Mo. and receving most of the recognition. Same thing with the Chapmans a few years ago.