Final 5 for 26th AWA Music Nominees

Final Five Nominees

Academy of Western Artists

26th Awards

October 13, 2022

Brown Lupton Ballroom

Texas Christian University

Ft. Worth, Texas

AWA Awards.org

 

IMPORTANT: There are no requirements for the nominees

…Top five winners are selected by disc jockeys worldwide

…You need not be present to win

…The AWA needs to know as soon as possible if you plan on attending

…If you are not attending, we need an acceptance speech or the name of someone who is attending who will accept the award for you.

…Those not attending will receive a certificate.

…Those attending will receive a custom-made statuette

…If you have questions, send them to working_cowboy@hotmail, PH 580-221-8793

RADIO STATION

…American Cowboy Radio KJAG 107.7

…Bus of Real Country

…Carlow FM (Ireland)

…FRH Radio, UK

…The Bull Radio

DISC JOCKEY

…Kay Cook Abbott

…Randy Tex Hill

…Don Hollander

…Alan Reynolds

…Ritchie Ritchison

YOUNG ARTIST

…Wyatt Aleman

…Jake Blocker

…Brayden Ryle

…Samuel L. Smith

…Kacey/Jenna Thunborg

INSTRUMENTALIST

…Marty Howard Chambers

…Scotty Henderson

…Al ”Boo” Miller

…Rose Sinclair

…RJ Smith

PURE COUNTRY MALE

…Lonnie Bartmess

…Chuck Cusimano

…Troy Cessar-Daley

…Bobby Mackey

…Curt Ryle

PURE COUNTRY FEMALE

…Angela Breene

…Olivia Harms

…Kristi Kayln

…Peggy Nora

…Samantha Ross

PURE COUNTRY

DUO/GROUP

…Karen Spradlin/Badge 110 Band

…Michael Carpenter/Banks Brothers

…Cardboard Cowboy Cutouts

…Claude Gray/Anita Mackey

…Destiny Band Oz

PURE COUNTRY

ALBUM

…Peggy Nora/Warren Kearney-We Don’t Talk Anymore

…Richard Lynch-My Guitar Drips Country

…Bobby Mackey-50 Years Of Country Music

…Curt Ryle-Unjustifable Homicide

…Lonnie Spiker-I Wish I Was In Texas

PURE COUNTRY

SONG

…Johnny Angel-The Hardest Part

…Jake Blocker-I’ll Have A New Baby Tonight

…Catherine Britt-I Am A Country Song

…Margie Singleton-Never Mind

…Daryn Wright-The Jukebox Has A 45

WESTERN SWING

MALE

…JD Barham

…Eric Diamond

…Tommy Hooker

…Billy Mata

…Carlos Washington

WESTERN SWING

FEMALE

…Susie Blue

…Stacey Lee Guse

…Elizabeth McQueen

…Selena Rosenbalm

…Katie Shore

WESTERN SWING

DUO/GROUP

…Lance Shaw/419 Swing Band

…Western Swing Rules Band

…Southwest Biscuit Company

…Ida Red

…Swangers

WESTERN SWING

ALBUM

…Johnny Angel-Step Aside

…Southwest Biscuit Company-It’s Biscuit Time

…Eric Diamond-They Call Me A Playboy

…Ida Red-Harmony Grits

…419 Swing Band-Me, Crown & Seven

WESTERN SWING

SONG

…Tim Atwood-Migraine Heartache

…Hot Texas Swing Band-Devil On My Tail

…Bobby Mackey-Texas Is Where I Need To Be

…Ida Red-Ida Blue

…Starla & Scott-I Hear You Talking

WESTERN MUSIC

MALE

…Ron Christopher

…Andrew Dean

…Jim Jones

…Bob Marshal

…Keith Phillips

WESTERN MUSIC

FEMALE

…Nikki Furhman

…Joni Harms

…Mary Kaye Holt

…Judy James

…Carol Markstrom

WESTERN MUSIC

DUO/GROUP

…Cowboy Way

…Three Trails West

…Bar J Wranglers

…Diamond W Wranglers

…Flying W Wranglers

WESTERN MUSIC

ALBUM

…Doug Figgs-Yellow Horse

…Kerry Grombacher-Range Of The Buffalo

…Mary Kaye Holt-Frontier

…Carol Markstrom-Mile After Mile

…Dan McCorison-Me And Les

WESTRN MUSIC

SONG

…Andrew Dean-High Plains Drifter

…Keith Phillips-Bible And A Gun

…Jim Jones/Kacey & Jenna Thunborg-I(n The Moment

…Richard Elloyan/Steve Wade-Once Upon A Desert Night

…Barry Ward/Carlos Washington-Last Cattle Guard