The following is a listing of previous Lifetime Achievements Awards recipients.
- Moe Koffman (posthumous)
- J. Alan Wood
- Howard Cable
- The Travellers
- Johnny Cowell/ Eddie Graf
- Andrea Hansen/ John Kay
- Gordon Lightfoot
- Jacques Israelievitch / Phil Nimmons
- Joe Macerollo
- Guido Basso / Stompin’ Tom Connors
- Archie Alleyne / Tommy Hunter
- John Barnum / Anne Murray
NOTE: A Toronto Musicians’ Association “Special Recognition Award” was presented to Eugene Amaro in December 2005. Jerry Toth was given an award at one of the “Evening to Remember” dances at the Royal York years ago.