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The Elvies Awards

The World's leading award show for Elvis Tribute Artists. The Elvies is not a competition and the awards are decided upon through the year at the Festival's discretion.

Previous Award Winners

2004
Gold Lame Jacket: Colbert Hamilton
Best Young Elvis: Jelvis
Best '68 Special: Dave Riley
Best Gospel Elvis: Martin Elvis

2005
Best GI Elvis: Leigh Casling
Best '68 Special: Mario Kombou
Best Gospel Elvis: Jerry Presley
Best Vegas Elvis: Mark Lean

2006
Best Young Elvis: Cordel Roper
Gold Lame Jacket: Jelvis
Best Vegas Elvis: Richard Atkins
Best Gospel Elvis: Pat Byrne
Best '68 Special: Gordon Hendricks

2008
Gold Lame Jacket: Kirk 'Love Me' Turner
Best '68 Special: Ben Portsmouth   
Best Movie Elvis: Mike Nova     
Best Gospel Elvis: Shayne Prince     
Best Vegas Elvis: Johnny Lee Memphis
Lifetime Achievement Award: Red Alert

2009
Gold Lame Jacket: Joseph Hall
Best '68 Special: Gordon Davis
Best Gospel Elvis: Dean Mack
Best International Elvis: Greg Jaqua
Best Vegas Elvis: Chris Connor
Lifetime Achievement Award: Emma Elvis

2010
Gold Lame Jacket: Jared Warne
Best Young Elvis: Liam Barwick
Best Newcomer: Aaron King
Best Movie Elvis: Ricky Rivers
Best Gospel Elvis: Lewis Hill
Best ’68 Special: Paul Molloy
Best Vegas Elvis: Ciaran Houlihan
Lifetime Achievement Award: Charles Stone
2011
Gold Lame Jacket: Ben Thompson
Best Newcomer: Sgt David Walker
Best Female Elvis: Emma Elvis
Best Gospel Elvis: Dave Riley
Best '68 Special: Simon Patrick
Best Vegas Elvis: Pete Storm
Lifetime Achievement Award: Dave Riley

2012
Gold Lame Jacket: Tom Gilson
Best Spanish Elvis: José Sanabria
Best Gospel Elvis: Gordon Davis
Best '68 Special: Dean Mack
Best Vegas Elvis: Oliver Steinhoff

2013
Gold Lame Jacket: Chris Tierney
Best Movie Elvis: Mike Nova
Best Gospel Elvis: Dean Mack
Best ’68 Special: Garry Foley
Best Vegas Elvis: Gordon Davis
Lifetime Acheivment Award: Marc George

2014
Gold Lame Jacket: Tom Gilson
Best ’68 Special: Ben Thompson
Best Gospel Elvis: Ciaran Houlihan
Best Vegas Elvis: Gordon Davis
Lifetime Achievement Award: Pat Bryne

2015
Gold Lame Jacket: Colbert Hamilton
Best ’68 Special: Mike Nova
Best Gospel Elvis: Dave Riley
Best International Elvis: Oliver Steinhoff
Best Vegas Elvis: Garry J Foley
Lifetime Achievement Award: Ben Price

2016
Gold Lame Jacket: Michael Glaysher
Best Gospel Elvis: Paul Molloy
Best International Elvis: Victor Trevino Jr
Best Vegas Elvis: Ciaran Houlihan
Lifetime Achievement Award: Mike Nova

Best Welsh Elvis

This Competition is held during the Summer at The Hi Tide. The Winner represents the Festival throughout the year and also performs at The Elvies Award Show

Previous Best Welsh Elvis Winners

2005    Dave Smith
2006    Marc George
2007    Andy Woodward
2008    Marc George
2009    Dean Mack
2010    Not held as Elvis World Cup Year
2011    Dave Smith
2012    Darren ‘Graceland’ Jones
2013    Darren ‘Graceland’ Jones
2014    Darren ‘Graceland’ Jones
2015    Dave Smith
2016    Johnny Elvis

Previous Best Festival Elvis Winners

2004   Danny Summers
2005   Kurt Tallon
2006   Ben Portsmouth
2007   Craig Jefferson
2008   Paul Molloy
2009   Gordon Davis
2010   Ricky Aron
2011   Andy Wood
2012   Ben Thompson
2013   Chris Tierney
2014   Darren ‘Graceland’ Jones
2015   Michael Glaysher
2016   Elvis Desley
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