Nominations have been open for 25th Annual Awards. There are less than two months left in which to submit names for nomination. Western Swing, Western and Pure Country Genre are open for awards in the following categories.
Elmer Kelton Fiction Book-
Elmer Kelton Non Fiction Book
1. Song of the Year (W, WS, PC)
2. Album of the Year (W, WS, PC)
3. Outstanding Female Performer (W, WS, PC)
4. Outstanding Male Performer (W, WS, PC)
5. Duo/Group of the Year (W, WS, PC)
Again, each genre has listings for these categories.
TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR NOMINATION, A SONG, OR AND ALBUM, MUST HAVE BEEN RELEASED BETWEEN NOVEMBER 1 2019, AND OCTOBER 31 2020. THE SONG OR ALBUM MUST NOT HAVE BEEN IN NOMINATION WITH THE AWA FOR A PRIOR AWARD. YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE A MEMBER OF THE ACADEMY OF WESTERN ARTISTS TO NOMINATE OR BE NOMINATED. “ANYONE**********” CAN NOMINATE FOR AN AWARD. FRIENDS, FAMILY, NEIGHBORS, DJ’S, OTHER ARTISTS….ANYONE CAN NOMINATED BY EMAILING THE NOMINATION ALONG WITH CATEGORY BEING NOMINATED FOR AND THE NAME OF THE ARTIST AND CONTACT INFORMATION. THE TOP TEN WILL BE CHOSEN BY VOTING AWA DJ’S …THEN IT WILL BE DOWN TO THE TOP 5. THE TOP FIVE WILL BE ANNOUNCED. THE WINNERS WILL THEN BE ANNOUNCED DURING THE 2021 AWARDS SHOW. IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS CONCERNING PROTCOL CONTACT BOBBY NEWTON @ firstname.lastname@example.org or Dena Wood at 214 585 2055.
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2. Outstanding Young Artist
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DON KING Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award In Saddlemaking