2020 AMA Lifetime Achievement Award, Jeff Cook

Born in Ft. Payne, Alabama, Jeff has been playing lead guitar and keyboard since the age of thirteen. Securing a broadcast license three days after his fourteenth birthday, Jeff went...
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2019 Lifetime Achievement Award

Shelley Stewart Founder and President, Mattie C. Stewart Foundation. Founder, o2ideas. Birmingham, Alabama Shelley Stewart of Birmingham, Alabama overcame impoverished beginnings and family tragedies as a child to eventually become...
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2018 Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Ken Randolph The Alabama Music Awards are proud to announce their 2018 recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award. Growing up in Guin, AL, his lifelong love affair with music...
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2017 Lifetime Achievement Award, Mr Gip

Henry “Gip” Gipson  Henry “Gip” Gipson is a lot of things to different people. To some he is a true old school Bluesman, to some, he is a gravedigger and...
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