Performer Information

Mary Kaye Holt

Mary Kaye

Hermitage, TN

435-851-4373
maryknaphus@yahoo.com
https://www.mary-kaye.com/
Mary Kaye Holt

Mary Kaye Holt is a native born Texan who now resides in Nashville, Tennessee with her award-winning radio host husband, Gary Holt. Her large family has deep Western roots that go back six generations and is involved in cowboying, horse training, and all things Western. She is an internally acclaimed and multiple award-winning singer/songwriter. Her awards and recognitions include:

2016 Wrangler Award - Outstanding Original Western Composition - "Ride A Wide Circle" - The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
2013 Top Cowboy Song - “Jealous of the Moon” - American Cowboy Magazine
2013 Female Performer of the Year - Western Music Association
2013 Songwriter of the Year - Western Music Association
2013 Spur Award - "Any Name Will Do" - Western Writers of America
2013 Best Solo Musician - True West Magazine
2012 Song of the Year - "No Wilder Place" - Western Music Association
2011 Female Performer of the Year - The Academy of Western Artists
2010 Female Vocalist of the Year - Western Music Association
2010 Crescendo Award Winner - Western Music Association

#1 Western Album: Ride A Wide Circle - Debuted at #1 - 1st Quarter 2016
#1 Western Album: The Dawn and The Dusk - 3rd Quarter 2013
#1 Western Album: No Wilder Place - Debuted at #1 - 2nd Quarter 2012
#1 Western Song: "Luckiest Cowgirl" - No Wilder Place - 4th Quarter 2012

Albums:
Ride A Wide Circle, August 2015
The Dawn and The Dusk, April 2013
A Cowboy Christmas EP, December 2013
No Wilder Place, January 2012
Way Out West, March 2010 (Duet)
Clean Outta Luck, November 2009

“Mary Kaye’s songs about cowboys, horses, women, and family breathe new life into Western music.” - Country Music People Magazine

“Known for her wide vocal range, tight vibrato, and haunting yet sweet voice, Mary Kaye delivers a spellbinding, emotional vocal performance in every song she sings.” - Western Horseman Magazine

CD/Book Registry
2010 - Clean Outta Luck
2010 - The Real Thing
2012 - No Wilder Place
2016 - Take Me Back to Texas
2016 - A Cowboy Christmas

Talents: Musician, Singer, Songwriter
Awards:
  • 2013 Female Performer of the Year
  • 2013 Songwriter of the Year
  • 2012 Song of the Year
  • 2010 Female Performer of the Year
  • 2010 Liz Masterson Crescendo Award
Nominations:
  • 2019 Female Performer of the Year Nominee