11974Award of MeritBing Crosby
21974Favorite Album - CountryA Sunshiny Day - Charley Pride
31974Favorite Female Artist - CountryLynn Anderson
41974Favorite Group - CountryCarter Family
51974Favorite Male Artist - CountryCharley Pride
61974Favorite Single - CountryCharlie Rich: "Behind Closed Doors"
71974Favorite Album - Pop/RockDiana Ross: Lady Sings The Blues
81974Favorite Female Artist - Pop/RockHelen Reddy
91974Favorite Group - Pop/RockCarpenters
101974Favorite Male Artist - Pop/RockJim Croce
111974Favorite Single - Pop/RockTony Orlando & Dawn: "Tie A Yellow Ribbon"
121974Favorite Album - Soul/R&BAl Green: I'm Still In Love With You
131974Favorite Female Artist - Soul/R&BRoberta Flack
141974Favorite Group - Soul/R&BTemptations
151974Favorite Male Artist - Soul/R&BStevie Wonder
161974Favorite Single - Soul/R&BStevie Wonder: "Superstition"
171975Award of MeritBerry Gordy Jr.
181975Favorite Album - CountryLet Me Be There - Olivia Newton-John
191975Favorite Female Artist - CountryOlivia Newton-John
201975Favorite Group - CountryConway Twitty & Loretta Lynn
211975Favorite Male Artist - CountryCharlie Rich
221975Favorite Single - CountryThe Most Beautiful Girl - Charlie Rich
231975Favorite Album - Pop/RockBehind Closed Doors - Charlie Rich
241975Favorite Female Artist - Pop/RockOlivia Newton-John
251975Favorite Group - Pop/RockGladys Knight & The Pips
261975Favorite Male Artist - Pop/RockJohn Denver
271975Favorite Single - Pop/RockI Honestly Love You - Olivia Newton-John
281975Favorite Female Artist - Soul/R&BDiana Ross
291975Favorite Album - Soul/R&BImagination - Gladys Knight & The Pips
301975Favorite Group - Soul/R&BGladys Knight & The Pips
311975Favorite Male Artist - Soul/R&BStevie Wonder
321975Favorite Single - Soul/R&BMidnight Train to Georgia - Gladys Knight & The Pips
331976Award of MeritIrving Berlin
341976Favorite Album - CountryJohn Denver: Back Home Again
351976Favorite Female Artist - CountryOlivia Newton-John
361976Favorite Group - CountryDonny & Marie Osmond
371976Favorite Male Artist - CountryJohn Denver
381976Favorite Single - CountryGlen Campbell: "Rhinestone Cowboy"
391976Favorite Album - Pop/RockOlivia Newton-John: Have You Never Been Mellow?
401976Favorite Female Artist - Pop/RockOlivia Newton-John
411976Favorite Group - Pop/RockTony Orlando & Dawn
421976Favorite Male Artist - Pop/RockJohn Denver
431976Favorite Single - Pop/RockGlen Campbell: "Rhinestone Cowboy"
441976Favorite Album - Soul/R&BTemptations: A Song for You
451976Favorite Female Artist - Soul/R&BAretha Franklin
461976Favorite Group - Soul/R&BGladys Knight & The Pips
471976Favorite Male Artist - Soul/R&BBarry White
481976Favorite Single - Soul/R&BKC & The Sunshine Band: "Get Down Tonight"
491977Award of MeritJohnny Cash
501977Favorite Album - CountryRhinestone Cowboy - Glen Campbell
511977Favorite Female Artist - CountryLoretta Lynn
521977Favorite Group - CountryConway Twitty / Loretta Lynn
531977Favorite Male Artist - CountryCharley Pride
541977Favorite Single - CountryBlue Eyes Crying in the Rain - Willie Nelson
551977Favorite Album - Pop/RockGreatest Hits - Eagles
561977Favorite Female Artist - Pop/RockOlivia Newton-John
571977Favorite Group - Pop/RockChicago
581977Favorite Male Artist - Pop/RockElton John
591977Favorite Single - Pop/RockDon't Go Breaking My Heart - Elton John & Kiki Dee
601977Favorite Album - Soul/R&BSongs in the Key of Life - Stevie Wonder
611977Favorite Female Artist - Soul/R&BAretha Franklin
621977Favorite Group - Soul/R&BEarth, Wind & Fire
631977Favorite Male Artist - Soul/R&BStevie Wonder
641977Favorite Single - Soul/R&BYou'll Never Find (Another Love Like Mine) - Lou Rawls and "Play That Funky Music" - Wild Cherry
651978Award of MeritElla Fitzgerald
661978Favorite Album - CountryDolly Parton: New Harvest... First Gathering
671978Favorite Female Artist - CountryLoretta Lynn
681978Favorite Group - CountryConway Twitty / Loretta Lynn
691978Favorite Male Artist - CountryConway Twitty
701978Favorite Single - CountryKenny Rogers: "Lucille"
711978Favorite Album - Pop/RockFleetwood Mac: Rumours
721978Favorite Female Artist - Pop/RockLinda Ronstadt
731978Favorite Group - Pop/RockFleetwood Mac
741978Favorite Male Artist - Pop/RockBarry Manilow
751978Favorite Single - Pop/RockDebby Boone: "You Light Up My Life"
761978Favorite Album - Soul/R&BStevie Wonder: Songs in the Key of Life
771978Favorite Female Artist - Soul/R&BNatalie Cole
781978Favorite Group - Soul/R&BEarth, Wind & Fire
791978Favorite Male Artist - Soul/R&BStevie Wonder
801978Favorite Single - Soul/R&BThe Emotions: "Best of My Love"
811979Award of MeritPerry Como
821979Favorite Album - CountryKenny Rogers: Ten Years of Gold
831979Favorite Female Artist - CountryCrystal Gayle
841979Favorite Group - CountryStatler Brothers
851979Favorite Male Artist - CountryKenny Rogers
861979Favorite Single - CountryLinda Ronstadt: "Blue Bayou"
871979Favorite Album - DiscoDonna Summer: Live and More
881979Favorite Female Artist - DiscoDonna Summer
891979Favorite Group - DiscoThe Village People
901979Favorite Male Artist - DiscoIsaac Hayes
911979Favorite Single - DiscoDonna Summer: "Last Dance"
921979Favorite Album - Pop/RockGrease Soundtrack
931979Favorite Female Artist - Pop/RockLinda Ronstadt
941979Favorite Group - Pop/RockBee Gees
951979Favorite Male Artist - Pop/RockBarry Manilow
961979Favorite Single - Pop/RockCommodores: "Three Times a Lady"
971979Favorite Album - Soul/R&BSaturday Night Fever Soundtrack
981979Favorite Female Artist - Soul/R&BNatalie Cole
991979Favorite Group - Soul/R&BEarth, Wind & Fire
1001979Favorite Male Artist - Soul/R&BTeddy Pendergrass and Lou Rawls