Ricky Skaggs

Awards
GRAMMY AWARDS (14 Total)
Best Country Instrumental Performance - 1983, 1984, 1986
Best Country Vocal Collaboration (with Vince Gill & Steve Wariner) - 1991
Best Country Vocal Collaboration for "Same Old Train" - 1998
Best Bluegrass Album (for Bluegrass Rules!) - 1998
Best Bluegrass Album (for Ancient Tones) - 1999
Best Southern, Country, or Bluegrass Gospel Album of the Year (for Soldier of the Cross) - 2000
Best Country Performance by a Group or Duo with Vocals (for song, 'A Simple Life') - 2003
Best Bluegrass Album (for Brand New Strings) - 2004
Best Musical Album for Children - Various Artists (for Songs From the Neighborhood: The Music of Mister Rogers) - 2005
Best Bluegrass Album (for Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder Instrumentals) - 2006
Best Southern, Country, or Bluegrass Gospel Album of the Year (with The Whites for Salt of the Earth) - 2007
Best Bluegrass Album (for Honoring the Fathers of Bluegrass)- 2008
 
INTERNATIONAL BLUEGRASS MUSIC ASSOCIATION (IBMA) AWARDS
Album of the Year (for Bluegrass Rules!) - 1998
Instrumental Group of the Year (with Kentucky Thunder) - 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
Recorded Event of the Year (for Bluegrass Mandolin Extravaganza) - 2000
Instrumental Album of the Year (for Bluegrass Mandolin Extravaganza) - 2000
 
COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION (CMA) AWARDS
Male Vocalist of the Year - 1982
Horizon Award - 1982
Instrumental Group of the Year - 1983, 1984, 1985
Entertainer of the Year - 1985
Vocal Duo of the Year (with Sharon White Skaggs) - 1987
Vocal Event of the Year (with Mark O'Connor & New Nashville Cats) - 1991
 
ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC (ACM) AWARDS
New Male Vocalist - 1981
Touring Band of the Year - 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986
Best Specialty Instrument (Mandolin) - 1984, 1987
Cliffie Stone Pioneer Award - 2012  
 
TNN/MUSIC CITY NEWS AWARDS
Bluegrass Act of the Year - 1982, 1983, 1984
Star of Tomorrow - 1983
Instrumentalist of the Year - 1988, 1989, 1990
Vocal Collaboration of the Year (with Vince Gill & Patty Loveless) - 1996
 
GOSPEL MUSIC ASSOCIATION (GMA) DOVE AWARDS
Bluegrass Recorded Song of the Year for "Are You Afraid to Die?" - 2001
Bluegrass Recorded Album of the Year for Salt of the Earth, with The Whites - 2008
GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 2012 inductee 
 
INSPIRATIONAL COUNTRY MUSIC (ICM) AWARDS
Musician of the Year, Christian Country Music Association - 1994, 1995
Musician of the Year - 2008, 2011
Mainstream Country Artist (with The Whites) - 2008
Inspirational Bluegrass Artist (with The Whites) - 2008
Mainstream Country Artist - 2009
Inspirational Bluegrass Artist - 2010
Entertainer of the Year - 2011
 
FRET'S MAGAZINE READER'S POLL
Best Instrumentalist - 1980
Overall Best Instrumentalist - 1981
Best Multi-Instrumentalist - 1980, 1982, 1987, 1988
 
MISCELLANEOUS AWARDS
Radio & Records Best New Artist - 1982
Billboard Magazine's Artist of the Year - 1983
White Dove Award, Ralph Stanley's Bluegrass Festival - 1982
Country A #1 Best - March 12, 1983
Super Country Band - March 12, 1983
Cashbox Magazine Male Vocalist of the Year - 1984
Country's Best of the Best - August 26, 1984
Best Selling Country Album by Male Artist (for Don't Cheat in our Hometown), NARM 'Gift of Music' Award - 1984
American Video Awards, Best Country Video for "Country Boy" - 1985
Most Popular International (Male) Solo, The Country Music Round-Up Awards (England) - 1986
Country String Instrumentalist, Playboy Music Poll - 1986, 1989
Best Country Album, (for Love's Gonna Get Ya!), Edison Award, The Netherlands - 1987
Best Country Guitarist, Guitar Player Magazine Readers' Poll - 1987, 1988, 1989
USO 50th Anniversary Award - 1989
Top 100 Guitarists of the 20th Century, Musician Magazine - 1993
Christian Country Artist of the Year, Gospel Voice Diamond Award - 1993
Bluegrass/Old Time Music Album of the Year (for Bluegrass Rules!), Nashville Music Awards - 1999
Artist of the Decade, Listener's Poll Award, BBC Radio 2 - 1999
Golden Voice Bluegrass Award - 2002
Honorary Doctorate of American Heritage Arts, Hocking College, Nelsonville, Ohio - 2002
American Inspirations Awards, Presidential Prayer Team - 2002
CMT's 40 Greatest Men of Country Music - 2003
Kentucky Music Hall of Fame Member - 2004
Kentucky Governor's National Award - 2005
Honorary Doctorate of Humanities, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY - 2005
Honorary Doctorate of Music, Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA - 2008
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