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AWARDS


Listed by category in alphabetical and chronological order. 

 

 

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS

Top Vocal Group, 1978

Album of the Year (Y’all Come Back Saloon), 1978

Single of the Year (Elvira), 1981

Cliffie Stone Pioneer Award (for lifetime achievement), 2007

 

AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS

Country Group of the Year, 1982

Best Country Music Video Artist, 1985

 

AMERICAN ENTERTAINMENT MAGAZINE

Best Music Act, 2007

 

BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

Silver Buffalo Award, 2001

 

COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION AWARDS

Vocal Group of the Year, 1978

Instrumental Group of the Year (Oaks Band), 1978

Single of the Year (Elvira), 1981

Instrumental Group of the Year (Oaks Band), 1986

 

GRAMMY AWARDS

Best Vocal Performance by a Country Group or Duo (Elvira), 1982

GRAND OLD OPRY

Induction into the Grand Old Opry, 2011

MUSIC CITY NEWS FAN AWARDS

Band of the Year (Oaks Band), 1978

Best Single of the Year (Elvira), 1982

 

TNN VIEWERS CHOICE AWARDS

Favorite Group, 1988

Favorite Group, 1989

 

AMERICAN GUILD OF VARIETY ARTISTS

Best Country Vocal Group of the Year, 1981

BILLBOARD

Breakthrough Award, 1977

Number One Country Group, 1980

Number One Country Group/Singles, 1980

Number One Country Group/Albums, 1980

Bill Williams Memorial Award, 1981

 

BROADCAST MUSIC INCORPORATED (BMI)

Most Performed Song of the Year (Elvira), 1981

 

CASHBOX

Country Vocal Group/Singles, 1978

Country Vocal Group/Singles, 1979

Country Vocal Group/Albums, 1979

Country Vocal Group/Singles, 1980

Country Vocal Group/Albums, 1981

Country Crossover Group Pop/Singles, 1981

Country Crossover Group Pop/Albums, 1981

Country Crossover Group Pop/Singles, 1983

 

DISC JOCKEY AWARDS

Group of the Year/Country, 1980

 

INTERNATIONAL ENTERTAINMENT BUYERS ASSC.

Living Legend Award, 2005

 

INTERNATIONAL FAN CLUB ORGANIZATION

Tex Ritter Award, 1993

 

FAME AWARD

Presented by the MENC (National Association for Music Education), 2006

 

JUKE BOX OPERATORS OF AMERICA

Country Group of the Year, 1980

Song of the Year (Elvira), 1981

 

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR CAMPUS ACTIVITIES

Best Major Country Performance, 1983

Best Major Country Performance, 1985

Best Major Country Performance, 1986

 

NATIONAL MUSIC COUNCIL

American Eagle Award, 1997

NATIONAL COMMITTEE TO PREVENT CHILD ABUSE

National Voice Award, 1997

PERFORMANCE MAGAZINE READERS POLL

Country Act of the Year, 1981

RADIO & RECORDS COUNTRY MUSIC POLL

Country Group of the Year, 1978-1980

Single of the Year (Elvira), 1981

 

RADIO PROGRAMMERS CHOICE AWARDS

Vocal Group of the Year, 1981

 

RECORD WORLD

Country Singles Award, 1977

Country Vocal Group/Singles 1978

Country Vocal Group/Albums 1978

Country Vocal Group/Singles 1980

Country Vocal Group/Albums 1980

Country Vocal Group/Albums 1981

Most Promising Male Group/Albums, 1981

Top Country Crossover Group, 1981

 

VOCAL GROUP HALL OF FAME

Inducted, September 2001

 

 

 

 

GOSPEL

 

CHRISTIAN COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS

Mainstream Artist of the Year, 2004

DOVE AWARDS

Album of the Year, 1969

Album Jacket Design, 1969

Male Group of the Year, 1970

Album of the Year, 1972

Male Group of the Year, 1972

Album of the Year, 1973

Country Album of the Year, 2002

Country Recorded Song of the Year, 2007

Long Form Music Video of the Year, 2010

 

GOSPEL MUSIC HALL OF FAME

Inducted October 2000

 

GRAMMY AWARDS

Best Vocal Performance by a Group or Duo/Gospel, 1971-1979 (four awards)

SOUTHERN GOSPEL MUSIC ASSOCIATION

James D. Vaughan Impact Award, 2012

SOUTHERN GOSPEL MUSIC GUILD

President’s Award, 2010

 

 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL

 

BILLBOARD/WEMBLEY FESTIVAL OF COUNTRY MUSIC

Best Country Group, 1975

 

COUNTRY RHYTHMS INTERNATIONAL FAN AWARDS

Best Country Group, 1982

 

KOUNTRY KORRAL MAGAZINE, SWEDEN

Number One Country Group, 1975

Number One Gospel Group, 1975

 

F.I.D.O.F (International music festival organization)

Award of Excellence, 1986