SPBGMA Awards – 2009

by | 18 Feb, 2009

Still no word on the SPBGMA website on the awards outcomes yet. But the ever vigilant team at the Bluegrass Blog have managed to announce the winners ahead of official sources. Here they are:

Performers of the Year

  • Bass Fiddle: Darrin Vincent
  • Dobro: Phil Leadbetter
  • Guitar: Josh Williams
  • Fiddle: Hunter Berry
  • Banjo: Kristin Scott Benson
  • Mandolin: Alan Bibey

Vocalists of the Year

  • Female (Contemporary): Rhonda Vincent
  • Female (Traditional): Jeanette Williams
  • Male (Contemporary): Jamie Dailey
  • Male (Traditional): James King

Group of the Year

  • Gospel (Contemporary): Dailey & Vincent
  • Gospel (Traditional): Paul Williams & The Victory Trio
  • Vocal Group: Dailey & Vincent
  • Instrumental Group: The Grascals
  • Entertaining Group: Nothin’ Fancy
  • Bluegrass Band of The Year (Overall): Dailey & Vincent

Other Categories

  • Song of The Year: By The Mark by Dailey & Vincent
  • Entertainer of The Year: Rhonda Vincent
  • Promoter of The Year: Bertie Sullivan
  • Radio Station of The Year: WDVX FM, Knoxville, TN
  • Radio Broadcaster of The Year: Brenda Lawson, WBBC FM of Blackstone, VA
  • Bluegrass Club Newsletter of The Year: Bluegrass Express,OR. Bluegrass Association
  • Songwriter(s) of The Year: Tom T. and Dixie Hall
  • Album of The Year: Keep On Walkin‘, The Grascals