Awards 1998

DRUM SET

Drummer Of The Year

Carter Beauford

  • Horacio Hernandez
  • Vinnie Colaiuta
  • Lars Ulrich

Jazz Drummer Of The Year

Billy Martin

  • Dennis Chambers
  • Peter Erskine
  • Billy Higgins

Fusion Drummer Of The Year

Dennis Chambers

  • Billy Cobham
  • Gregg Bissonette
  • Horacio Hernandez

Funk Drummer Of The Year

Derrick Mackenzie

  • David Garibaldi
  • Herman Matthews
  • Billy Martin

Mainstream Pop Drummer Of The Year

Carter Beauford

  • Rickey Lawson
  • Jim Keltner
  • Phil Collins

Alternative Rock Drummer Of The Year

Chad Sexton

  • Taylor Hawkins
  • Stephen Perkins
  • Adrian Young

Punk Drummer Of The Year

Adrian Young

  • Tre Cool
  • Darrin Pfeiffer
  • David Silveria

Metal Drummer Of The Year

Mike Portnoy

  • Lars Ulrich
  • Nick Menza
  • Mike Bordin

Country Drummer Of The Year

Dony Wynn

  • Eddie Bayers
  • Jack Gavin (Charlie Daniels Band)
  • Joe Smyth (Sawyer Brown)

R&B/Blues Drummer Of The Year

Tony Coleman

  • Tony Braunagel
  • Rayford Grifin
  • Butch Trucks

Studio Drummer Of The Year

Vinnie Colaiuta

  • Kenny Aronoff
  • Jim Keltner
  • Josh Freese

PERCUSSION

Percussionist Of The Year

Evelyn Glennie

  • Luis Conte
  • Giovanni Hidalgo
  • Zakir Hussain

Latin Percussionist Of The Year

Giovanni Hidalgo

  • Pete Escovedo
  • Sheila E.
  • Luis Conte

Jazz Percussionist Of The Year

Pete Escovedo

  • Tito Puente
  • Pancho Sanchez
  • Giovanni Hidalgo

Rock Percussionist Of The Year

Marc Quinones

  • Luis Conte
  • Vicki Randle
  • Danny Reyes

Studio Percussionist Of The Year

Luis Conte

  • Lenny Castro
  • Sheila E.
  • Debra Dobkin

New Age/Worldbeat Percussionist Of The Year

Arthur Hull

  • Babatunde Olatunji
  • Mickey hart
  • Alessandra Belloni

Clinician Of The Year

Bobby Rock

MEDIA

Best Drumming Album Of The Year

Burning For Buddy Various Artists

Best Drumming Video Of The Year

Under The Table & Drumming Carter Beauford

Best Percussion Album Of The Year

Love Drum Talk Babatunde Olatunji

Best Percussion Video Of The Year

Handance Method Glen Velez