Liz Masterson Crescendo Award

This award is for a group or individual, new to the national or international Western scene, having made considerable advances artistically and/or commercially during the eligibility period. The band or individual should be performing under its/his/her name on a regular basis and not have more than two previous finalist nominations for this award. This award recognizes the group or individual artist.

2018

Abby Payne

2014

The Hanson Family

2011

3 TRAILS WEST

2010

(Richard Lee Cody & Mary Kaye) and (Youth: Carin Mari & Pony Express)
Levi Cody Richardson Mary Kaye Knaphus

2009

Horse Crazy

2008

The Tumbling Tumbleweeds

2007

The Quebe Sisters Band

2006

STAMPEDE! and Eli Barsi

2004

Ginny Mac

2003

Kip Calahan

2002

Hot Club of Cowtown

2001

Brenn Hill