31st Annual SPBGMA



February 3-4-5-6, 2005

Held at Sheraton Music City Hotel, Nashville, Tennessee



Results of Presentations held on Sunday, February 6th.


1. Bluegrass Promoter of the Year: Dwight Dillman


2. Bluegrass Radio Station of the Year:  WDVX-FM Clinton, TN


3. Bluegrass DJ of the Year:  Alex Leach , WDVX-FM


4. Bluegrass Club Newsletter of the Year:  Inside Bluegrass (Minnesota Bluegrass and Old-Time Music Assn.)


5. Bluegrass Song Writer of the Year:  Tom T. Hall & Dixie Hall


6. Bluegrass Album of the Year:  "SONGS OF THE AMERICAN SPIRIT" - by Charlie Waller & The Country Gentlemen for Pinecastle Records


7. Bassfiddle Performer of the Year:  Mike Bub


8. Dobro Performer of the Year:  Tim Graves


9. Guitar Performer of the Year:  Josh Williams


10. Mandolin Performer of the Year:  Ronnie McCoury


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):  Lynn Morris


15. Male Vocalist of the Year (Contemporary):  Larry Stephenson


16. Male Vocalist of the Year (Traditional):  James King


17. Gospel Group of the Year (Contemporary):  Marksmen


18. Gospel Group of the Year (Traditional):  Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver

THE LEWIS FAMILY (Recipient of Grand Masters Gold Award 2005)

Ten Year Winner in the above Category


19. Gospel Group of the Year (Overall):  Blue Highway


20. Vocal Group of the Year:  Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver


21. Instrumental Group of the Year:  Rhonda Vincent & The Rage


22. Bluegrass Band of the Year (Overall):  IIIrd Tyme Out


23. Entertaining Group of the Year:  Cherryholmes


24. Entertainer of the Year:  Rhonda Vincent


25. Song of the Year:  "CLINCH MOUNTAIN MYSTERY" by Larry Stephenson Band for Pinecastle Records