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     Nominees/Winners 2016

The Annual Awards Show #29 was held in the Grand Ballroom

of the Marriott Hotel in downtown Cleveland on Saturday,

November 26, 2016 at 2:00p.m.

 

 

National Cleveland-Style Polka Hall of Fame

 

2016. www.polkas.nl - 03739 Jávea, Spain.

Lifetime Achievement Award
Stan Blout

Ralph Delligatti * Lifetime Achievement Award 2016

Mark Habat * Lifetime Achievement Award 2016

Al Meixner

Anton Mervar

Jeff and Johnny Pecon * Lifetime Achievement Award 2016

Frank Stanger

 

 

TRUSTEES HONOR ROLL RECIPIENTS

Denny Anderson * Trustees Honor Roll 2016

John Hasper * Trustees Honor Roll 2016

Victor Lizjak * Trustees Honor Roll 2016

Joe Princie * Trustees Honor Roll 2016

Slovenian Workman's Home * Trustees Honor Roll 2016

 

 

GREATEST ALL TIME CLEVELAND-STYLE HITS
Café Polka * Greatest All Time Cleveland-Style Hit Song 2016

Happy Days Polka

It's Polka Time

Old Timers Polka

Pony Tail Polka

Riverboat Polka

Slovenija Waltz * Greatest All Time Cleveland-Style Hit Song 2016

Squeezers Polka

Windy City Polka

 

 

Tony Petkovsek Award

Joe Valencic  * Tony Petkovsek Award 2016

 

 

NEW SONG OF THE YEAR

Justie & Maggie's Song - Dick Tady * New Song Of The Year 2016

Warm California Sun - Fred Mlakar

Ya Da Da - Ron Pivovar

You Can't Drink Beer In Outher Space - Jake Kouwe

 

CULTURAL/HERITAGE
SNPJ Farm, Kirtland, OH * Cultural/Heritage Award 2016

SNPJ Heritage Center, PA

SNPJ Recreation Center, PA

United Musicians Polka Association of Pennsylvania (UMPAPA)

 

 

SUPPORT/PROMOTION
247 Polka Heaven/Ray Zalokar

Joe Godina,

Mark Habat * Support/Promotion Award 2016

Mark Kuhns

Val Pawlowski,

Joe Valencic

Pam and Jerry Zagar

 

 

BUTTON BOX: INDIVIDUAL OR DUO
Patty Candela

Matt Frank

Joe Grkman Jr.

Kathy Hlad * Button Box Individual or Duo Award 2016

Ron Likovic

Frank & Darryl Valencic

 

 

BUTTON BOX: GROUP
Button Box Divas

Fairport Harbor Button Box Club * Button Box Group Award 2016

Mahoning Valley Button Box Club

International Button Box Club

Patty C and the Guys

Western Pennsylvania SNPJ Button Box Club

 

 

VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Gary Byndas

Christine Hibbs * Vocalist of the year Award 2016

Jim Lapinsky

Murray McFadgen

John Ross

Joe Wojtila

 

 

BAND OF THE YEAR
Klancnik and Friends

Jeff Pecon Band * Band of the year Award 2016

Frank Stanger Orchestra

Dick Tady Orchestra

Jack Tady Bears

 

 

RECORDING OF THE YEAR
Fred Mlakar, Fred Rote And Friends by Fred Mlakar & Fred Rote

He's Back by Dick Tady * Recording of the year Award 2016

Squeezin' Cousins by Fred Gregorich & Steve Cihon

World War Polkas by Chardon Polka Band

Ya Da Da by Ron Pivovar

 

 

MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR: INDIVIDUAL
Mikey Dee

Joshua Kay

Brian O'Boyle

Fritz Scherz

Frank Stanger * Musician of the year Award 2016

Eric Stehle

 

 

SIDE MUSICIANS OF THE YEAR
Larry Divis

Joe Gill

Mike Grkman * Side Musician of the year Award 2016

Joshua Kay

Don LaRich

Eric Stehle

Gerrett Tahano

Joe Wojtila * Side Musician of the year Award 2016

Paul Yeager

Joe Zdelar * Side Musician of the year Award 2016

 

 

 

 

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