Recent Awards For Excellence Winners and Nominees

Recent Awards For Excellence Winners and Nominees

Each year we recognize individuals, duos and groups for the talents in promoting and preserving western music and poetry.

2019 Bill Wiley Award
Ann Saunders
2019 Hall of Fame Inductees
Cowboy Joe Babcock Lynn Anderson
2019 Entertainer of the Year
Kristyn Harris
2019 Male Performer of the Year
Gary Allegretto
2019 Female Performer of the Year
Kristyn Harris
2019 Songwriter of the Year
LeeLee Robert
2019 Working Cowboy Song of the Year

“The Outside Circle”

Mike Blakely
2019 Song of the Year

“It’s a Cowboy I Will Be”

Jim Jones
2019 Instrumentalist of the Year
Hailey Sandoz
2019 Radio DJ / Radio Program of the Year

Campfire Café

Bobbi Jean Bell Gary Holt
2019 Male Poet of the Year
Tom Swearingen
2019 Female Poet of the Year
Teresa Burleson
2019 Cowboy Poetry CD of the Year

“The Truth”

A. K. Moss
2019 Liz Masterson Crescendo Award
Alice Black
2019 Curly Musgrave Silver Buckle Award
Peggy Malone
2019 President's Award
Syd Masters
2019 Harmony Award

Harmony Youth - Kacey & Jenna Thunborg
Harmony Overall - Miss Devon & The Outlaw

Jenna Thunborg Kacey Thunborg Miss Devon & The Outlaw
2019 Cowboy/Western Swing Album of the Year

“Plains, Trains, and Also Bob Wills”

Miss Devon & The Outlaw
2019 Poetry Contest
P. W. Conway