Classic Rock Society Awards 2012 - winners announced

Saturday 23rd February saw the annual awards for the CLASSIC ROCK SOCIETY take place in Wath-upon-Dearne at the Montgomery Hall. Following an entertaining acoustic guitar performance by brothers Chris & Dan Fry, guest presenter BOB HARRIS took the stage with Stephen Lambe & Steve Pilkington of the CLASSIC ROCK SOCIETY to host the awards ceremony, where the successful acts of 2012 were celebrated. Only  members of the CLASSIC ROCK SOCIETY were allowed to vote, and this year more of you than ever before took the time to do so.  Magenta rounded off the Awards evening with another great performance. Many artists from the music world were in attendance, including STEVE HACKETT, a long time supporter of the CLASSIC ROCK SOCIETY.
The Winners
Best Male Vocalist - Damien Wilson
Best Female Vocalist - Christina Booth
Best Keyboard Player - Mike Varty  (sponsored by Fireworks Magazine)
Best Bass Player - Yatim Halimi
Best Drummer - Henry Rogers
Best Guitarist - Chris Fry
Best Album - Beneath The Waves: Kompendium
Best Band - Mostly Autumn
Best Track - Lovers End Pt 3: Moon Safari
Best CRS Live Act - Magenta (for their performance as a band and also showcasing band members' side projects on 31 March 2012)
Best Newcomer- Riversea
Unsung Hero - Jon Patrick (Celebrat8 Festival)
Outstanding Contribution to Music (chosen by the CRS Committee) - Andy Tillison
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