Music Villa Wins "Best Guitars & Basses" in the 2020 Music & Sound Retailer Awards

Music Villa has been voted “Best Guitars & Basses” in the 34th Annual Music & Sound Retailer Awards. A huge retailer recognition that we’re very proud of! Thanks everyone for supporting our little independent outfit! 🥂

Each year at The NAMM Showthe Music & Sound Retailer announces the winners of its annual Music & Sound Awards.

A Music & Sound Award is the industry’s most prestigious award, and the only award based on a poll of manufacturers; it is the only award that is NOT selected by an editorial board or influenced by advertising revenue.

Multi-Store Dealer Division:

  • Best Guitars & Basses: Strait Music (TX)
  • Best Keyboards: Heid Music (WI)
  • Best Instrument Amplifiers: Ken Stanton Music (GA)
  • Best Sound Reinforcement: Ted Brown Music (WA)
  • Best Recording-Related Products: Tarpley Music (TX, NM)
  • Best Percussion: Ted Brown Music (WA)
  • Best DJ Equipment: I DJ Now (NY)
  • Best Clinics: Skip’s Music (CA)
  • Best Customer Service: Blues Angel Music (FL, AL)
  • Best Sales Staff: Springfield Music (MO)
  • Multi-Store Dealer of the Year: Ted Brown Music (WA)

Single-Store Dealer Division: 

  • Best Guitars & Basses: Music Villa (MT)
  • Best Instrument Amplifiers: Chicago Music Exchange (IL)
  • Best Keyboards: AMRO Music (TN)
  • Best Sound Reinforcement: Chuck Levin’s Washington Music Center (MD)
  • Best Recording-Related Products: Sweetwater (IN)
  • Best Percussion: Chicago Music Exchange (IL)
  • Best DJ Equipment: Rock and Soul (NY)
  • Best Clinics: San Diego Music Studio (CA)
  • Best Customer Service: Musical Innovations (SC)
  • Best Sales Staff: The Candyman Strings & Things (NM)
  • Single-Store Dealer of the Year: The Candyman Strings & Things (NM)

Thanks for continuing to support our independent small local business. Your support is what keeps us going, so thank you!


  • Kate Bryan

    This is so amazing…Congratulations to Paul and all the amazing men and women at Music Villa that work so hard to make this possible!!!


    Congratulations MusicVilla crew 🤘🤠🎸

  • Kevin Barton

    Congratulations on your NAMM Award. I agree whole heartedly that Music Villa is the best and by far the coolest guitar shop I’ve ever seen.
    Congrats on your successes.

  • bruce ingels

    congratulations, it is a big deal.

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