Nominations for the 5th Annual Jammy Award were announced this morning and Phish was recognized with two nods; Tour of the Year (Summer 2004) and DVD of the Year (http://drygoods.phish.com/drygoods.asp?page=product&dept%5Fid=5118&pf%5F...). Mike Gordon received one nomination in the Best Download of the Year category for his http://www.livephish.com/show.asp?show=357 with the Benevento/Russo Duo in NYC. http://www.jammys.com/vote/index.php begins February 23rd. The award ceremony will take place at April 26th at the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
In past years, Phish has taken home a total of four Jammy Awards. The inaugural Jammy Awards in 2000 honored Phish with Jammys for Live Set of the Year (12/31/99 Big Cypress, FL). The second annual celebration in 2001 awarded the band for Studio Album of the Year (http://www.phish.com/releases/detail.php?ID=22) and Live Performance of the Year (7/11/00 Deer Creek). During Phish's hiatus in 2002 the band received the award for Best Archival Release (http://www.phish.com/releases/detail.php?ID=41). The Jammy's fourth ceremony, held in 2004, celebrated the return of Phish by presenting them with the "Tour of the Year" Jammy for their 2003 summer tour - the first since their return to the road the previous New Year's Eve.