2017 Pure Country Nominees

Artists have no cut off date, but albums and songs released over the last 16 months and can only be submitted once.  There is no membership or fee required to submit material.  Please send all submissions to working_cowboy@hotmail.com.  We would appreciate contact information for the artists so we can contact them if they make the top five.  Submissions will be accepted through October 31, 2017.  The entire list will be sent to Disc Jockeys worldwide for their voting.  If you want to be considered, it is advised you contact your Disc Jockeys and encourage them to play your music and to vote for you.  If they are not on our DJ list, we will be glad to add them if they will supply the appropriate information.  If you find a mistake, please let us know.

Second List of Postings 10-18-2017

PURE COUNTRY 2017
MALE

…Garry Ash
…Kim Blakey
…Will Banister
…Doug Boggs
…Tony Booth
…Randy Brown
…Johnny Bush
…Coby Carter
…Ron Christopher
…Chris Colston
…Ags Connolly
…Bob Corley
…John Crabtree
…Chuck Cusimano
…RJ Daniel
…James Darden
…Landon Dodd
…Shawn Fenner
…Buck Ford
…Keith George
…Monte Good
…Dave Gore
…Curtis Grimes
…Bill Harwick Jr
…Brady Honeycutt
…Jake Houston
…Brad Howard
…Hayden C James
…Jason James
…Dennis Jay
…Rocky King
…Dennis Ledbetter
…John Lilly
…Kenyon Lockry
…Richard Lynch
…Brian Mallery
…Bobby Marquez
…Billy Mata
…Gary McCray
…Charlie McNeal
…JD Micals
…Tommy Lee Moffatt
…Kevin Moon
…Randy Moore
…Craig Murphy
…Rance Norton
…Zephaniah O’Hora
…Shane Owens
…Jay Parr
…Billy Payne
…Jake Penrod
…Jeremy Pinnell
…Gary Quinn
…Cody Rhodes
…Jamie Richards
…Artie Rodriguez
…Travis Scott
…Ray Seguin
…Dustin Sonnier
…Scott Southworth
…Lonnie Spiker
…Justin Trevino
…Dallas Wayne
…Zane Williams
…Jeff Woolsey

2017 PURE COUNTRY
FEMALE

…Leddy Bragg
…Lorraine Chavana
…Amber Digby
…Dottsy
…Leyla Fences
…Teea Goans
…Kristi Kalyn
…Lisa Layne
…Cherish Lee
…Frankie Lee
…Janice Maynard
…Kimberly Murray
…Sam Rochford
…Pat Roden
…Myra Rolen
…Dixie Rose
…Olivia Seay Jensen
…Leslie Tom
…Mary Lou Turner
…Madelyn Victoria
…Kerry Wallace
…Cathy Whitten

PURE COUNTRY 2017
DUO/GROUP

…Jeremy Pinnell & The 55s
…Leddy Bragg/Somethin’ To Bragg About
…Pondorosa Aces
…Buddy Eugene & Claudia
…RJ Daniel Band
…Steve Griggs Band
…Brady Honeycutt Band
…Richard Lynch Band
…Jason Roberts Band
…Reeves Brothers
…Cashbags
…Jake Penrod/Million Dollar Cowboys
…Jake Houston/Royal Flush
…The Merles
…2 Country 4 Nashville
…Wheels Fargo & The Nightengale
…Jake Hooker/Outsiders
…Will Banister/Modern Day Ramblers
…Kelly Spinks/Miles of Texas
…Billy Mata/Texas Tradition

PURE COUNTRY 2017
ALBUM

…Dale Watson/Ray Benson-Dale And Ray
…Kim Blakey-Dancing On Daddy’s Boots
…Doug Boggs-One For The Road
…Leddy Bragg-Y’All Ready For Leddy
…Reeves Brothers-King Of Country Music
…Johnny Bush-The Absolute Johnny Bush
…Cashbags-Get Rhythm
…Chris Colston-Chris Colston
…Ags Connolly-Nothin’ Unexpected
…John Crabtree-Takin’ Back Our Country
…RJ Daniel-Somewhere West Of Laramie
…Shawn Fenner-Homemade Hits
…Buck Ford-Where I Wanna Be Her
…Keith George-Texas In My Mind
…Teea Goans-Shuffly And Sway
…Curtis Grimes-Undeniably Country
…Heybale -Play Me A Cheatin’ Song
…Jake Houston/Royal Flush-Up Yonder
…Hayden C James-One More Time
…Richard Lynch-Mending Fences
…John Lilly-State Songs
…Charlie McNeal-Remember The Time
…The Merles-Hate To Say Goodbye
…Craig Murphy-Country My Way
…Zephaniah O’Hora
…Shane Owens-Where I’m Coming From
…Billy Payne-Maverick Hillbilly
…Jeremy Pinnell-Ties Of Blood And Affection
…Gary Quinn-I Remember
…Cody Rhodes-Nick Of Time
…Jamie Richards-Latest And Greatest
…Travis Scott-Barely Hanging On
…Dustin Sonnier-Dustin Sonnier Country
…Justin Trevino-A Salute To Ray Price And The Cherokee Cowboys
…Mary Lou Turner-Friends And Memories
…Zane Williams-Bringing Country Back
…Jeff Woolsey-The Real Me

PURE COUNTRY 2017
SONG

…Gary Ash-Total Stranger
…Will Banister-What A Way To Live
…Will Banister-Lucky Man
…Sale Watson/Ray Benson-The Ballad Of Dale And Ray
…Kim Blakey-Dancing On Daddyh’s Boots
…Leddy Bragg-Before The Next Teardrop Falls
…Leddy Bragg-Yes Ma’am
…Leddy Bragg-Crystal Chandelier
…Leddy Bragg-Texas Is Calling Me Home
…Reeves Brothers-I’m Here To Drink It All
…Reeves Brothers-King Of Country Music
…Hayden C James/Johnny Bush-Green Snakes
…Cashbags-Wanted Man
…Buddy Eugene & Claudia-I’ll Always Be By Your Side
…Chris Colston-All Starched Up
…Ags Connolly-I Hope You’re Unhappy
…Bob Corley-Fightin’ For That Flag
…Chuck Cusimano-Love That You Turned Down
…RJ Daniel-Somewhere West Of Laramie
…RJ Daniel-I Can’t Drink Her Off My Mind
…RJ Daniell-98.6 Degrees And Falling
…Shawn Fenner-Honkytonk In Heaven
…Buck Ford-High Heels (My Cowboy Boots)
…Jake Houston/Royal Flush-Ring And Rosary
…Keith George-Texas In My Mind
…Teea Goans-A Way To Survive
…Dave Gore-In Memory Of America
…Curtis Grimes-Everything Hank Did
…Bill Harwick Jr-The Day Merle Haggard Died
…Heybale-Honky Tonk Wine
…Brad Howard-Girl From The Liquor Store
…Brag Howard-It Don’t Feel Wrong
…Hayden C James-Drinking Champagne
…Dennis Jay-Texas Skies In A Cowgirls Eyes
…Olivia Seay Jenson-Mary Rocks Him To Sleep
…Dennis Ledbetter-Tell Me I’m Wrong
…Cherish Lee-Tequila Cowgirl
…John Lilly-Nothing Short Of Texas
…Richard Lynch-Country Music Ain’t Country no More
…Richard Lynch-Cut & Paste
…Gary McCray-I Wish Love Hadn’t Taught Me How To Cry
…Charlie McNeal-Beer Drinking Woman
…The Merles-Texas In July
…Randy Moore-Goin’ Back To Texas
…Randy Moore-Highway 59 Revisited
…Craig Murphy-No Tellin’ Where She’s Motelin
…Rance Norton-Fort Worth Aint The Place
…Shane Owens-Country Never Goes Out Of Style
…Jay Parr-Coming Soon
…Billy Payne-What A Way To Go
…Jeremy Pinnell-Ties Of Blood And Affection
…Gary Quinn-The Best Man Won
…Cody Rhodes-Clock On The Wall
…Jamie Richards-Second Hand Smoke
…Sam Rochford-So Easy
…Ray Seguin-I Don’t Stop At Taverns
…Ray Seguin-He Ain’t On The Jukebox
…Ray Seguin-Slipping Away
…Scott Southworth-Whiskey Bottle
…Lonnie Spiker-Haggard All Night
…Lonnie Spiker-All Her Memories
…Heybale Honky Tonk-Play Me A Cheatin’ Song
…Mary Lou Turner-Make Friends
…Madelyn Victoria-Hold On
…Cathy Whitten-Please Blue Moon
…Cathy Whitten-Redneck Daddy
…Zane Williams-Honky Tonk Situation
…Jeff Woolsey-Play Me Some Heart Songs
…Jeff Woolsey-I Don’t Think She Loves Me At All