Each year at The NAMM Showthe Music & Sound Retailer announces the winners of its annual Music & Sound Awards: Manufacturer Division.

A Music & Sound Award is the industry’s most prestigious award, and the only award based on a poll of manufacturers; it is the only award that is NOT selected by an editorial board or influenced by advertising revenue.

Here are this year’s winners:

Best Acoustic Guitar of 2019: C.F. Martin OM-28 Modern Deluxe

Best Bass Guitar of 2019: Fender Vintera ’50s Precision Bass

Best Electric Guitar of 2019: Gibson 60th Anniversary 1959 Les Paul Standard

Best Guitar Accessory of 2019: Fishman TriplePlay Connect

Best Effect Pedal of 2019: Electro-Harmonix BASS9 Bass Machine

Best Non-Guitar Fretted Instrument of 2019: Luna Vintage Mahogany Baritone Ukulele A/E — Satin Natural

Best Strings of 2019: D’Addario XT

Best Band & Orchestra Product of 2019: Yamaha YVN Model 3 Violin

Best Keyboard/Sound Module of 2019: Roland GO:PIANO88

Best Amplifier of 2019: Hughes & Kettner Black Spirit 200 Amplifier

 Best Speaker of 2019: JBL EON One Compact

Best Mixer/Console of 2019: PreSonus StudioLive 32SX 32-Channel Digital Mixer

Best Multitrack Recorder of 2019: TASCAM Model 16

Best Acoustic Drum Product of 2019: Pearl Masters Maple/Gum 4-Piece Shell Pack

Best Electronic Drum Product of 2019: Roland V-Drums TD-1DMK

Best Cymbals of 2019: Zildjian K Zildjian Cluster Crashes

Best Percussion Accessory of 2019: Audio-Technica PRO-DRUM4 Bundle

Best Wireless System of 2019: Sennheiser XS Wireless Digital

Best Cabled Microphone of 2019: Electro-Voice RE Series Premium Condenser Vocal Microphones (RE420 & RE520)

Best Lighting Product of 2019: Chauvet DJ EZLink Par Q4BT

Best DJ Product of 2019: Pioneer DJ Americas Inc. DDJ-1000SRT

Best Bag/Case of 2019: Gator Co. Levy’s Deluxe Gig Bag for Bass, Classical, Electric and Dread Guitars

Best Book/Video/Software of 2019: PreSonus Studio One 4.5 Recording and Production Software

Best Accessory Product of 2019: Gator Cases Retro Rack Series — Vintage Amp Vibe Rack Cases

 Best Website/App of 2019: Fender Play

 2019 Outstanding MI Service Provider: Reverb

2019 Product of the Year: Taylor Guitars Builder’s Edition 717

2019 Rep of the Year: Jeremy Payne, The Music People

2019 Outstanding Community Service Award: D’Addario

2019 Manufacturer of the Year: Fender

Lifetime Achievement/Hall of Fame: Larry Morton, Hal Leonard

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