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2020 Year by Year

Award winners in bold

Celebrity Artist

  • Charles Busch
  • Natalie Douglas
  • Joanna Gleason
  • Andrea McArdle and Donna McKechnie
  • Mark Nadler

Comedy/Novelty Song

  • "I'd Have Rehearsed" – Amy Engelhardt
  • "Kind of Gay" – Jeff Hardy and David Dreyfus
  • "Nothing Ventured…" – John Forster
  • "A Prime Little Number" – David Alpher and Jennie Litt
  • "Straight Girl In the Gay Bar" – Billy Recce

Director

  • Jeff Harnar
  • Lina Koutrakos
  • Tanya Moberly
  • Gretchen Reinhagen
  • Lennie Watts

Duo/Group

  • The Drinkwater Brothers
  • Mama's Boys
  • Lena Moy-Borgen and Cheo Bourne
  • Those Girls

Emcee

  • Corinna Sowers Adler
  • Natasha Castillo
  • Amy Wolk

Ensemble Instrumentalist

  • Sean Harkness
  • Tom Hubbard
  • Don Kelly
  • Matt Scharfglass

Female Debut

  • Roberta Feldhusen
  • Joanne Halev
  • Marge Helenchild
  • Liora Michelle
  • Gerrilyn Sohn
  • Regina Zona

Female Vocalist

  • Corinna Sowers Adler
  • Cynthia Crane
  • Sally Darling
  • Dawn Derow
  • Ann Kittredge
  • Wendy Scherl
  • Maureen Taylor
  • Lisa Viggiano

Impersonation/Characerization/Drag Artist

  • Cissy Walken

Impersonation/Characterization/Drag Artist

  • Doris Dear
  • Sutton Lee Seymour

Major Artist – Female

  • Sue Matsuki
  • Gretchen Reinhagen
  • Julie Reyburn

Major Artist – Male

  • Eric Comstock
  • Jeff Harnar

Major Duo/Group

  • Lennie Watts and Kim Grogg
  • Sean Harkness, Lina Koutrakos, and Marcus Simeone
  • KT Sullivan and Mark Nadler

Major Impersonation/Characterization/Drag Artist

  • Joey Arias
  • Ben DeLaCreme
  • Jinkx Monsoon

Major Recording

  • Gretchen Reinhagen – Take It With Me
  • KT Sullivan and Mark Nadler
  • Stacy Sullivan – Tornado Alley
  • Max Von Essen – Call Me Old Fashioned – The Broadway Standard

Male Debut

  • Sean Patrick Murtagh
  • Scott Ranieri
  • Mark William

Male Vocalist

  • Ari Axelrod
  • Bob Diamond
  • Kim David Smith

Musical Comedy Female

  • Andrea Axelrod
  • Lena Moy-Borgen
  • Lynda Rodolitz

Musical Comedy Male

  • John Burns
  • Michael Kirk Lane

Musical Director

  • Paul Greenwood
  • Alex Rybeck
  • Tracy Stark
  • Gregory Toroian
  • Steven Ray Watkins

Piano Bar Entertainer – Female

  • Liz Lark Brown
  • Michelle Dowdy
  • Maria Gentile
  • Tara Martinez
  • Alison Nusbaum
  • Jennifer Pace

Piano Bar Entertainer – Male

  • Bobby Belfry
  • Tommy J. Dose
  • Brian Kalinowski
  • Paul Pilcz
  • John Satrom

Piano Bar Instrumentalist

  • Nate Buccieri
  • Gerry Dieffenbach
  • William TN Hall
  • Brian J. Nash
  • Joe Regan

Recording (The LaMott Friedman Award)

  • John DePalma – Something Shiny
  • Kevin Dozier – Christmas Eve
  • Bob Levy – Why Wait?
  • Wendy Scherl – You'll See

Recurring Series

  • The American Popular Songbook Series
  • Piano Bar Live
  • Ricky Ritzel's Broadway
  • Salon
  • Spotlight On You Open Mic

Restaurant/Hotel Lounge/Happy Hour Entertainer

  • Clare Cooper
  • Ricky Ritzel
  • Sheree Sano
  • Bill Zeffiro

Song

  • "Asking For It" – Nora Terzo
  • "Everything Must Go" – Matthew Levine and Hillary Rollins
  • "Looks Like They're In Love" – Alex Rybeck and Bob Levy
  • "This Old Year" – David Alpher and Jennie Litt
  • "When Michael Was There" – Billy Recce

Special Production

  • Mama's Next Big Act
  • Meg Flather Songs:A Cabaret Sisterhood
  • Sherie Rene Scott and Norbert Leo Butz:Twohander

Technical Director

  • Armando Bravi
  • Adam DeCarlo
  • Jason Ellis
  • Jonny Mercado
  • Alison Nusbaum
  • Jean-Pierre Perreaux