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2016 Year by Year

Award winners in bold

Board of Directors Award

  • Maryann Lopinto

Celebrity Artist

  • Karen Mason
  • Marin Mazzle
  • Michele Lee
  • Norm Lewis

Director

  • Eric Michael Gillett
  • Lennie Watts
  • Lina Koutrakos
  • Tanya Moberly

Ensemble Instrumentalist

  • Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf – Cello
  • Matt Scharfglass – Bass
  • Peter Calo – Guitar
  • Sean Harkness – Guitar
  • Tom Hubbard – Bass
  • Warren Vache – Cornet

Female Vocalist

  • Carolyn Montgomery-Forant
  • Pamela Lewis
  • Tanya Moberly
  • Wendy A. Russell

Hanson Award

  • Sally Darling

Host

  • Bobbie Horowitz
  • Dana Lorge
  • Susan Winter and Deb Berman
  • Tom Gamblin

Impersonation / Characterization / Drag Artist

  • Doris Dear
  • Dorothy Bishop
  • Jinkx Monsoon

Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Amanda McBroom

Major Artist

  • Eric Comstock
  • Lennie Watts
  • Stacy Sullivan

Major Duo/Group

  • Barb Jungr and John McDaniel
  • Eric Comstock and Barbara Fasano
  • Tracy Stark and Marcus Simeone

Major Recording

  • Busy Being Free – Barbara Fasano
  • Lost in the Stars – Anneleigh Ashford
  • Marcus Simeone Alone…With Tracy Stark

Male Vocalist

  • Dorian Woodruff
  • Gary Crawford
  • Jeff Macauley
  • Kristoffer Lowe

Musical Comedy

  • Barbara Malley
  • Bill Dyszel
  • Charlotte Patton
  • Molly Pope

Musical Director

  • Daryl Kojak
  • Rick Jensen
  • Steven Ray Watkins
  • Tracy Stark

New York Debut – Female

  • Helen Glassman
  • Natalie Arneson
  • Rebekah Lowin

New York Debut – Male

  • Charles Baran
  • Shawn Moninger
  • Tom Toce

Piano Bar Instrumentalist

  • Brian Nash
  • Gerry Dieffenbach
  • Nate Buccieri
  • Patrick DeGennaro
  • William TN Hall

Piano Bar Singer – Female

  • Elaine Brier
  • Heidi Weyhmueller
  • Jennifer Pace
  • Michelle Dowdy
  • Tara Martinez

Piano Bar Singer – Male

  • Adam Chandler
  • Gregg Goodbrod
  • Joe Ardizzone
  • Jon Satrom
  • Tommy J. Dose
  • William Blake

Recording (The LaMott Friedman Award)

  • Beautiful Songs – Maxine Linehan
  • Sweet Life – Jim Speake
  • Voyages – Myriam Phiro

Recurring Series

  • It's Just a Number
  • Open Mic at The Met
  • Ricky Ritzel's Broadway
  • Salon

Restaurant/Lounge Instrumentalist

  • Bill Zeffiro
  • Clare Cooper
  • Lana Reign
  • Matt Baker
  • Sheree Sano

Revue

  • Another Hundred People
  • Somewhere in this Song: The Music and Lyrics of Nicholas Levin
  • Turn The Beat Around

Ruth Kurtzman Benefit Award

  • The Jamie deRoy and Friends Cabaret Initiative at The Actor's Fund

Show of the Year

  • Another Hundred People
  • Charlie Rosen's Big Band
  • Judy and Liza Together Again
  • Mason at Mama's in March
  • The Metropolitan Room Guiness Record Attempt

Song

  • "Another Time" Will Van Dyke
  • "Hold on Tight" Meg Flather and John Mettham
  • "In My Head" Gregory Jacobs-Roseman
  • "Somebody in Love" Marcus Goldhaber
  • "Soon As You Let Me Go" Andrew David Sotomayor

Special Musical Material

  • "The Big Apple Lingo" Krisanthi Pappas
  • "The Book Group" Harriet Goldberg
  • "The Egg Nog Song" Sam Carner and Derek Gregor
  • "The Mermaid and the Whale" Carolyn Montgomery-Forant and Jeff Cubeta
  • "Way, Way Back" Rick Bassett and Christiana Cole

Special Production

  • Mama's Next Big Act
  • Metrostar Talent Challenge
  • Reinhagen Redux
  • Stingchronicity

Technical Director

  • Abby Judd
  • Adam DeCarlo
  • Collette Black
  • Jonny Mercado
  • KJ Hardy and Amanda Raymond

Vocal Duo or Group

  • Kim Grogg and Kim Sutton
  • Raissa Katona Bennett and Kenneth Gartman
  • Savannah Brown and Chase O'Donnell