26th Annual SPBGMA



February 3-4-5-6, 2000

Held at Sheraton Music City Hotel, Nashville, Tennessee



Results of Presentations held on Sunday, February 6th.


1. Bluegrass Promoter of the Year: Norman Adams


2. Bluegrass Radio Station of the Year:  WSM-AM Nashville, TN


3. Bluegrass DJ of the Year:  Eddie Stubbs (WSM-AM)


4. Bluegrass Club Newsletter of the Year:  BAMAGRASS - Alabama Bluegrass Music Assn.


5. Bluegrass Song Writer of the Year:  Carl Jackson


6. Bluegrass Album of the Year:  "LIVE AT THE MAC" - by IIIrd Tyme Out on Rounder Records


7. Bassfiddle Performer of the Year:  Ray Deaton


8. Dobro Performer of the Year:  Gene Wooten


9. Guitar Performer of the Year:  Tim Stafford


10. Mandolin Performer of the Year:  Wayne Benson


11. Banjo Performer of the Year:  J. D. Crowe


12. Fiddle Performer of the Year:  Mike Hartgrove


13. Female Vocalist of the Year (Contemporary):  Rhonda Vincent


14. Female Vocalist of the Year (Traditional):  Lynn Morris


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):  Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver


18. Gospel Group of the Year (Traditional):  Lewis Family


19. Gospel Group of the Year (Overall):  Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver


20. Vocal Group of the Year:  IIIrd Tyme Out


21. Instrumental Group of the Year:  Del McCoury Band


22. Bluegrass Band of the Year (Overall):  Lonesome River Band


23. Entertaining Group of the Year:  Rarely Herd


24. Entertainer of the Year:  Jeff Weaver


25. Song of the Year:  "AM I A FOOL" - by Lonesome River Band

Written by Keith & Danette Tew on Sugar Hill Records