DRUM! Magazine saw record-breaking vote totals in the just-concluded balloting for their annual drumming awards, the Drummies. According to www.surveymonkey.com, approximately 6500 drummers posted 120,000 votes in the 40 categories that comprise the Drummies.
The Drummies, now in its fifteenth year, is the most comprehensive and diverse poll programs in the drum business. The 6500 drummers, who did participate, voted in categories, ranging from "Best Drummer," to "Best Drumming Accessory."
"There really is not a voting forum in the drum industry that rivals the diversity of categories that highlight The Drummies," said DRUM! Publisher Phil Hood. "It will be quite exciting to announce the winners in late June for our August issue.
What Will Happen?
Marveling on the rhythmic and melodic dexterity of legendary jazz pianist, George Shearing, Beat Icon, Jack Kerouac once asked "What Will Happen?" Ironically, he could have been summarizing the essence of the 15th Annual Drummies.
Will Neil Peart win his fourth straight "Drummer Of The Year," award?
Will Sheila E return and be nominated "Best Percussionist?
Who will be the new rising stars?
Which company wins Product of the Year?
Stay tuned in and groovin' as DRUM! will announce the winner of the 15th Annual Drummies in late June. The August issue officially hits newsstands July 12. To see the past drummers of the year winners visit www.drummagazine.com/drummies.
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