1989-1990Best of the Year

Band of the Year
Poi Dog Pondering

2. Dangerous Toys
3. Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble
4. Joe Ely Band
5. Fabulous Thunderbirds
6. Water the Dog
7. Butch Hancock & the Sunspots
8. Timbuk3
9. Austin Lounge Lizards
10. The Reivers

Best New Band
Bouffant Jellyfish

2. Buick MacKane
3. Big Car
4. Twang Twang Shock-a-Boom
5. Shoulders
6. Skeletones
7. Jo Carol Pierce & Friends
8. Kelly Willis & Radio Ranch
9. Near Dark
10. Secret Room

Musician of the Year
Stevie Ray Vaughan

2. Joe Ely
3. Eric Johnson
4. Rich Brotherton
5. Alvin Crow
6. David Halley
7. Tish Hinojosa
8. Ian Moore
9. David Grissom
10. Butch Hancock

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