The Drummies!, initiated in 1996, are the world’s leading awards of merit for drummers and percussionists of all styles. More than 8000 drummers voted for top artists and top gear in 2011.
Gear winners are profiled in the April 2013 issue. Artist winners are celebrated in the August 2013 issue of the magazine.
Drum Set Awards
Drummer Of The Year, Rising Star, Progressive Rock, Metal, Jam Band, Funk, Mainstream Pop, Alternative rock, Punk, R&B/Blues, Jazz/Fusion/, Gospel/Worship, Country, Drum Clinician, Studio Drummer, and Live Performer.
Percussionist Of The Year, Rising Star, Latin, Jazz/Fusion, Rock/Pop, World Percussionist, Ensemble, Studio Percussionist, Live Performer, Mallet Percussionist, Percussion Clinician.
Drum Set, Snare Drum, Custom Drum Maker, Cymbals, Hardware, Hand Drum, Percussion Product, Percussion Toys, Drumming Accessory, Drum Stick, Drum Head, Electronic Percussion, Microphones
Drumming Book, Drumming DVD/Video/Film, Drumming Web Site, Drumming App
Hall Of Fame
Artists who win more than five Drummies in any one category, or who win Drummer Of The Year three or more times, are restricted from future wins in that category. Eleven drummers are in the Hall of Fame.