44th Annual SPBGMA



February 1-4 2018

Held at Sheraton Music City Hotel, Nashville, Tennessee



Results of Presentations held on Sunday, February 4th.


1. Bluegrass Promoter of the YearD. A. Callaway


2. Bluegrass Radio Station of the Year:  Sirius XM 062 – Bluegrass Junction, Nashville, TN


3. Bluegrass DJ of the Year:  Kyle Cantrell – Sirius XM 062, Nashville, TN


4. Bluegrass Song Writer of the Year:  Donna Ulisse


5. Bluegrass Album of the Year:  “COLORS” – by The Farm Hands Bluegrass Quartet-on Pinecastle Records


6. Bassfiddle Performer of the Year:  Mickey Harris


7. Dobro Performer of the Year: Tim Graves


8. Guitar Performer of the Year:  Josh Williams


9. Mandolin Performer of the Year:  Alan Bibey


10. Banjo Performer of the Year:  Kristin Scott-Benson


11. Fiddle Performer of the Year:  Hunter Berry


12. Female Vocalist of the Year:  Rhonda Vincent


13. Male Vocalist of the Year:  Russell Moore


14. Gospel Group of the Year:  Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers


15. Vocal Group of the YearDoyle Lawson & Quicksilver


16. Instrumental Group of the Year:  Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper


17. Bluegrass Band of the Year (Overall):  The Farm Hands


18. Entertainer(s) of the Year:  Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver


19. Song of the Year:  “RURAL ROUTE” – by The Farmhands Bluegrass Quartet on Pinecastle Records