1998 Maple Blues Awards

Entertainer Of The Year - Colin James

Electric Act Of The Year - Colin James And The Little Big Band

Acoustic Act Of The Year - Rick Fines

Male Vocalist Of The Year - Colin James

Female Vocalist Of The Year - Rita Chiarelli

New Artist/Group Of The Year - Tyler Yarema And His Rhythm

International Artist Of The Year - B.B. King

Recording Of The Year - Colin James And The Little Big Band: 2

Blues With A Feeling Award (lifetime achievement) - Jackie Washington

Blues Booster Of The Year - Mark Monahan

Guitar Player Of The Year - Colin James

Harmonica Player Of The Year - Carlos Del Junco

Piano/Keyboard Player Of The Year - Van "Piano Man" Walls

Horn Player Of The Year - Chris Whiteley

Drummer Of The Year - Maureen Brown

Bass Player Of The Year - Terry Wilkins

Songwriter Of The Year - Colin Linden