Top 5 Academy of Western Artist Awards 2018

Top 5 Academy of Western Artist Awards 2017
Top 5 Academy of Western Artist Awards 2017

TOP FIVE AWA 2018

YOUNG ARTIST
…Emily George
…Hailee Nixon
…Abby Payne
…Jack Phillips
…Leah Sawyer

PURE COUNTRY MALE
…Will Banister
…Chuck Cusimano
…Steve Griggs
…Richard Lynch
…Scott Southworth

PURE COUNTRY FEMALE
…Lorraine Chavana
…Tara Dunphy
…Teea Goans
…Lisa Layne
…LeslieTom

PURE COUNTRY DUO/GROUP
…Steve Griggs Band
…Richard Lynch Band
…Heybale
…Jeff Woolsey/Dancehall Kings
…Chuck Cusimano/DeeJee Overbey

PURE COUNTRY ALBUM
…Tim Atwood-Living The Dream
…Chuck Cusimano-The Collection #2
…Teresa Farris-Teresa Farris
…Bobby Marquez-The Cowboy Way
…Scott Southworth-Hey Hillbilly Singer

PURE COUNTRY SONG
…Teea Goans-A Way To Survive
…Dennis Ledbetter-JDs My Whiskey, Not My Name
…Leslie Tom/Dean Miller-Are You Ready For Some Hanky Panky
…Lonnie Spiker-The First To Say Goodbye
…Bobby Marquez/Rhonda Vincent-For Awhile

WESTERN SWING MALE
…Garry Ash
…Doug Boggs
…Billy Mata
…Rich Norcross
…Carlos Washington

WESTERN SWING FEMALE
…Susie Blue
…Cheryl Deseree
…Carolyn Martin
…Taryn Noelle
…LeeLee Robert

WESTERN SWING DUO/GROUP
…Brady Bowen/Swing Country
…Light Crust Doughboys
…Susie Blue/Lonesome Fellas
…Rick/All Star Ramblers
…Billa Mata/TexasTradition

WESTERN SWING ALBUM
…Cheryl Deseree-Dreamy
…Carolyn Martin-Wild West Texas Wind
…Rick & All Star Ramblers-Taryn Noelle Swings
…LeeLee Robert-Swing Set
…Billy Mata/Texas Tradition-This is Tommy Duncan #3

WESTERN SWING SONG
…Barry Ward- Barnyard Swing
…Chuck Cusimano-My Heart Is Back In Texas
…Carolyn Martin-You Can’t Take Texas Out Of The Girl
…Taryn Noelle-Swing On The Range
…Steel Horse Swing-Swing Time Baby

INSTRUMENTALIST
…Rory Hoffman
…Hyram Posey
…Rose Sinclair
…Hank Singer
…Joe Spivey

WESTERN MUSIC MALE
…Rex Allen Jr.
…Bob Corley
…Doug Figgs
…Bob Marshall
…Barry Ward

WESTERN MUSIC FEMALE
…Dawn Anita
…Devon Dawson
…Joni Harms
…Kristyn Harris
…Mary Kaye

WESTERN MUSIC DUO/GROUP
…High Country Cowboys
…Hanson Family
…Sawyer Family
…Devon And Outlaw
…Many Strings

WESTERN MUSIC ALBUM
…Gary Alegretto-Blues On The Trail
…Mike Blakely-The Outside Circle
…Ron Christopher-Outside The Fence
…Joni Harms-Lucky 13
…Carol Markstrom-Desert Rose

WESTERN MUSIC SONG
…Ron Christopher-Line In The Sand
…Joni Harms-Horse Sense
…Tony Messerely-Ridin’ By The Light Of The Moon
…Dawn Anita Plumlee-Down On Wildhorse Creek
…Rich Price-Cowboy’s Cowboy