2018 Hall of Fame Inductees and 2017 Award Winners

The International Polka Association Announces 2018 Polka Hall of Fame Inductees and 2017 Music Award Winners! On behalf of the International Polka Association Board of Trustees and Hall of Fame Committee, the IPA Officers and Directors are proud to announce the 2017 award winners and Hall of Fame inductees for 2018.…

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2017 Hall of Fame Inductees and 2016 Award Winners

On behalf of the International Polka Association Board of Trustees and Hall of Fame Committee, the IPA Officers and Directors are proud to announce the 2106 award winners and Hall of Fame inductees for 2017. The IPA Hall of Fame and Awards Banquet will be held on Saturday, September 2,…

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2016 Hall of Fame Inductees & 2015 Award Winners!

On behalf of the International Polka Association Board of Trustees and Hall of Fame Committee, the IPA Officers and Directors are proud to announce the award winners and Hall of Fame inductees for 2015. The IPA Hall of Fame and Awards Banquet will be held on Saturday, September 3, 2016…

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2015 I.P.A. Hall of Fame & 2014 Music Award Winners!

The results of the 2014 Hall of Fame and Music Awards are as follows:   Hall of Fame Inductees: Randy Koslosky Mark Trzepacz Chester Budny – Deceased Florian Chmielewski – Pioneer   Favorite Band: Dennis Polisky & The Maestro’s Men Favorite Male Vocalist: Lenny Gomulka Favorite Female Vocalist: Mollie Busta…

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2013 Polka Music Awards

Favorite Male Vocalist – Lenny Gomulka Favorite Female Vocalist – Mollie Busta Lange Favorite CD – “Save the Music” by Lenny Gomulka & Chicago Push Favorite Song  ̶  “Rose Colored Glasses” by Lenny Gomulka & Chicago Push Favorite Instrumental Group  ̶  Dennis Polisky & the Maestro’s Men

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2012 Polka Music Awards

Favorite Male Vocalist: Lenny Gomulka Favorite Female Vocalist: Mollie Busta Lange Favorite Instrumental Group: Dennis Polisky & the Maestro’s Men Favorite Album or CD: “Yesterday’s Songs” by the IPA Tribute Band Favorite Song: “For the Love of Music” by Tony Blazonczyk’s New Phaze

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2011 Polka Music Awards

Favorite Male Vocalist: Lenny Gomulka Favorite Female Vocalist: Molly Busta Lange Favorite Instrumental Group:: Dennis Polisky & the Maestros’ Men Favorite Album or CD: “”A New Day” by The Boys Favorite Song:  “Years Ago” by The Knewz

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2010 Polka Music Awards

Favorite Male Vocalist: Lenny Gomulka Favorite Female Vocalist: Stephanie Pietrzak Favorite Instrumental Group: Dennis Polisky & the Maestro’s Men Favorite Album or CD: “Get Up and Dance” by the Polka Country Musicians Favorite Song:  “Get Up and Dance” by the Polka Country Musicians

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2009 Polka Music Awards

Favorite Male Vocalist: Lenny Gomulka Favorite Female Vocalist: Ania Piwowarczyk Favorite Instrumental Group: Dennis Polisky & the Maestro’s Men Favorite Album or CD: “Don’t Stop the Music” by Dennis Polisky & the Maestro’s Men Favorite Song:   “Don’t Stop the Music” by Dennis Polisky & the Maestro’s Men

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2008 Polka Music Awards

Favorite Male Vocalist: Lenny Gomulka Favorite Female Vocalist: Stephanie Pietrzak Favorite Instrumental Group: Dennis Polisky & the Maestro’s Men Favorite Album or CD: “4th Edition” by the Knewz Favorite Song: “Polka Memories” by Stephanie Pietrzak

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2007 Polka Music Awards

Favorite Male Vocalist: Lenny Gomulka Favorite Female Vocalist: Stephanie Pietrzak Favorite Instrumental Group: Dennis Polisky & the Maestro’s Men Favorite Album or CD: “Bulletproof Polkas” by John Gora & Gorale Favorite Song: “Kiss of Fire” by John Gora & Gorale

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2006 Polka Music Awards

Favorite Male Vocalist: Lenny Gomulka Favorite Female Vocalist: Lynn Marie Rink Favorite Instrumental Group: Dennis Polisky & the Maestro’s Men Favorite Album or CD: “Decade” by Dennis Polisky & the Maestro’s Men Favorite Song: “As Sweet As Candy” by Lenny Gomulka & Chicago Push

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2005 Polka Music Awards

Favorite Male Vocalist: Lenny Gomulka Favorite Female Vocalist: Stephanie Pietrzak Favorite Instrumental Group: Dennis Polisky & the Maestro’s Men Favorite Album or CD: “Under the Influence” by Eddie Blazonczyk’s Versatones Favorite Song: “Squeezebox” by Eddie Blazonczyk’s Versatones

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2004 Polka Music Awards

Favorite Male Vocalist: Eddie Biegaj Favorite Female Vocalist: Dee Dee Ogrodny Favorite Instrumental Group: Dennis Polisky & the Maestro’s Men Favorite Album or CD: “Come on Over” by Henny & the Versa J’s Favorite Song: “Do You Remember?” by Henny & the Versa J’s

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2003 Polka Music Awards

Favorite Male Vocalist: Lenny Gomulka Favorite Female Vocalist: Lynn Marie Rink Favorite Instrumental Group: Jimmy Sturr & his Orchestra Favorite Album or CD: “Past, Present, Forever” by the Ampol Aires Favorite Song: “Angelina” by Freeze Dried

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2002 Polka Music Awards

Favorite Male Vocalist: Eddie Blazonczyk, Jr. Favorite Female Vocalist: Lynn Marie Rink Favorite Instrumental Group: Dennis Polisky & the Maestro’s Men Favorite Album or CD: “My Father’s Shoes” by Eddie Blazonczyk’s Versatones Favorite Song: “I’m a Musician Polka” by Eddie Blazonczyk’s Versatones

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2001 Polka Music Awards

Favorite Male Vocalist: Lenny Gomulka Favorite Female Vocalist: Dee Dee Ogrodny Favorite Instrumental Group: Eddie Blazonczyk’s Versatones Favorite Album or CD: “Live and Kickin’” by Eddie Blazonczyk’s Versatones Favorite Song: “Bride and Groom” by Eddie Blazonczyk’s Versatones

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2000 Polka Music Awards

Favorite Male Vocalist: Lenny Gomulka Favorite Female Vocalist: Lynn Marie Rink Favorite Band or Instrumental Group: Lenny Gomulka & Chicago Push Favorite Album or CD: “Mi Lenny Um” by Lenny Gomulka & Chicago Push Favorite Song: “Will There Be Sweethearts in Heaven” by Lenny Gomulka & Chicago Push

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1999 Polka Music Awards

Favorite Male Vocalist: Eddie Blazonczyk Sr. Favorite Female Vocalist: Dee Dee Ogrodny Favorite Instrumental Group: Eddie Blazonczyk’s Versatones Favorite Album or CD: “Smokin’ Polkas” by Eddie Blazonczyk’s Versatones Favorite Song: “Beautiful Lies” by Frankie Liszka & TBC

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1998 Polka Music Awards

Favorite Male Vocalist: Lenny Gomulka Favorite Female Vocalist: Ania Piwowarczyk Favorite Instrumental Group: Lenny Gomulka and Chicago Push Favorite Album or CD: “Push it to the Limit” by Lenny Gomulka and Chicago Push Favorite Song: Push it to the Limit” by Lenny Gomulka and Chicago Push

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