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1998 Country Music Awards Winners

26th CMAA
Country Music Awards Ceremony

1998 Golden Guitar Awards

Saturday, 24 Jan 1998
Don Willis Arena, Showground, NSW

Toyota was the sponsor this year. "Golden Guitar" trophies were given to winners. Highlight of the Tamworth Country Music Festival, the Awards was organised by Country Music Association of Australia (CMAA).


In 1993 the name changed from the Australasian Country Music Awards to its present name Country Music Awards of Australia.

 Golden Guitar Award

Album of the Year
Troy Cassar-Daley
True Believer

APRA Song of the Year
Richard Porteous
Living In The Circle
Recorded by the Dead Ringer Band

Top Selling
John Williamson
Pipe Dream

Bush Ballad of the Year
Lady Is A Truckie
Written by Joy McKean
Recorded by Slim Dusty
EMI (Slim Dusty Enterprises)

Heritage Song of the Year
Colin Buchanan
Edge Of The Kimberley
Warner (Rondor)

Instrumental of the Year
Keith Urban
Warner (MCA)

Video Track of the Year
Troy Cassar-Daley
Little Things
Director Ross Wood
Columbia/Song (Warner/Chappell)

Male Vocalist of the Year
Troy Cassar-Daley
Little Things
Columbia/Sony (Warner/Chappell)

Female Vocalist of the Year
Tania Kernaghan
Dunroamin' Station
ABC (Warner/Chappell)

New Talent of the Year
Sherrie Austin
One Solitary Tear
Arista/BMG (Peer:Control)

Vocal Group or Duo of the Year
Dead Ringer Band
Living In The Circle
Massive (Massive)

Vocal Collaboration of the Year
Tanya Self & Adam Harvey
Drive Away

Producer of the Year
Garth Porter
Roll of Renown
Rocky Page



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