On Saturday 19 May, third and final night of the EBMA's European World of Bluegrass 2007 Festival, the following awards were made.
European Bluegrass Band 2007:
#1 G2 (Sweden)
#2 Meantime (Slovakia)
#3 Kreni (Czech Republic)
G2* will hold the title of #1 European Bluegrass Band for the next twelve months, and will represent Europe at the IBMA's World of Bluegrass in Nashville, TN, in 2008.
Audience Popularity Award:
#1 4 Wheel Drive (Netherlands)
#2 G2 (Sweden)
#3 Rawhide (Belgium)
Rawhide also received a special award as the only band to have performed at all ten European World of Bluegrass Festivals.
*The Bluegrass Blog noted G2 as a band to watch in September 2006, when they had been together for less than a year.