Meet the Twenty-Two 2014 Drummies! Winners

Meet The 2014 Drummies! Winners

Mike Portnoy (drum set) and Daniel de los Reyes (percussion) took home top honors in the 2014 Drummies! Awards presented by DRUM! Magazine. But those two are just the tip of the iceberg. To find out about the other 21 winners, read on. For a little listening, try our Drummies! winners Spotify playlist, below.


Mike Portnoy won Drummer of the Year for the fourth time. He also took top honors in the Prog Drummer category.

Aaron Spears

All-world drummer Aaron Spears is a previous winner in the Gospel category..

Chris Adler

Metal winner Chris Adler working out at Memphis Drum shop.

Chad Smith

Chad Smith lost to Will Ferrell on Late Night but won with readers in the Rock/Pop category.


Playing with Prince is just the latest accomplishment for Rising Star winner Hannah Ford.

Dave Grohl

After many years away from the winners circle Dave Grohl wins Alternative Rock drummer.

Peter Erskine

Perennial favorite Peter Erskine returns in the Jazz category.

Jim Riley

Rascal Flatts drummer Jim Riley took the Country crown.

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