A blog about Cowboy Music, Western Swing and Cowboy Poetry. 2014 WMA Radio DJ/Radio Program of the Year

2011 Award Nominations…..

All WMA Members in good standing were sent ballots on August 10. Contact Marsha Short if you did not receive a ballot. Final ballots must be postmarked by September 15, 2011.

Most performers have websites linked to the WMA website under the “Performers” tab.

TRADITIONAL WESTERN ALBUM BY AN INDIVIDUAL

o American – Don Edwards

o Austin to Boston – R. W. Hampton

o The Cowboy Ain’t Dead Yet, Vol. III – R. J. Vandygriff

o Cowboy Country – Robert Wagoner

o Equine – Brenn Hill

o Eyes of a Cowboy – J Parson

o Let ‘er Go, Let ‘er Buck, Let ‘er Fly – Juni Fisher

o Morning Coffee – Richard Martin

o On the Outskirts of Crazy, More or Less – Brenda Libby

o West of the 98th Meridian – Allan Chapman

o Windmill in the Sunset – Earl Gleason

TRADITIONAL WESTERN ALBUM BY A DUO OR GROUP

o 3 Trails West – 3 Trails West

o Blaze Across the West – The Tumbling Tumbleweeds

o Free Rangin’ – Prickly Pair & The Cactus Chorale

o My Horse Knows the Way Home – Horse Crazy Cowgirl Band

o RNDNMUP – T. J. Casey & Jim Reader

o Western Tales – Trails & Rails

WESTERN SWING ALBUM

o Cookin’ With Carolyn – Carolyn Martin

o It’s a Good Day – Asleep at the Wheel

o Texas to a “T” – The Ball Family

o What Makes Bob Holler – Hot Club of Cowtown

POETRY/SPOKEN WORD/STORYTELLING ALBUM

o The Bar D Roundup Volume Six – cowboypoetry.com

o Symposium 2011 – Cowboy Poets of Utah

o Women of the West – Sam DeLeeuw

ORIGINAL SONG

o Charles Goodnight’s Grave – Written by Ian Tyson

o Code of the West – Written by Fred Hargrove

o The Eyes of a Cowboy – Written by J Parson

o He Wore a Blue Bandana – Written by J Parson

o Riding Along the Cimarron – Written by Barry Ward

o Smoke of the Brandin’ Fire – Written by Allan Chapman & Jim Jones

o Waitin’ for Spring – Written by Gary McMahan

o Where the Wind Blows a Different Song – Written by Nancy Ruybal

o Yakima – Written by Juni Fisher

OUTSTANDING INSTRUMENTALIST

o Tom Boyer (The Red Hot Rhythm Rustlers)

o Jeanne Cahill (Call of the West)

o Jerome Campbell (Call of the West)

o Gary Cook (Bar D Wranglers)

o Ray Doyle (Wylie & The Wild West)

o “Uncle Bob” Goldstein (Syd Masters & The Swing Riders)

o Gary LeMaster (Sons of the Pioneers)

o Joey Miskulin (Riders In The Sky)

o Johnny Neill

o Rich O’Brien

o Ric Steinke (Open Range)

OUTSTANDING PERFORMER-MALE

o Bill Barwick

o Don Edwards

o R. W. Hampton

o Dave Stamey

o R. J. Vandygriff

o Barry Ward

OUTSTANDING PERFORMER-FEMALE

o Eli Barsi

o Judy Coder

o Devon Dawson

o Juni Fisher

o Belinda Gail

o Mary Kaye Knaphus

o Liz Masterson

o Joyce Woodson

OUTSTANDING PERFORMER IN POETRY, STORYTELLING, SPOKEN WORD-MALE

o Clark Crouch

o Waddie Mitchell

o Andy Nelson

o Red Steagall

OUTSTANDING PERFORMER IN POETRY, STORYTELLING, SPOKEN WORD-FEMALE

o Doris Daley

o Sam DeLeeuw

o Yvonne Hollenbeck

o Diane Tribitt

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

o Juni Fisher

o R. W. Hampton

o Horse Crazy Cowgirl Band

o Riders In The Sky

o Sons of the Pioneers

o Sons of the San Joaquin

o Sourdough Slim

o Dave Stamey

o The Tumbling Tumbleweeds

OUTSTANDING SONGWRTER

o Allan Chapman

o Juni Fisher

o Jack Hannah

o Bruce Huntington

o Barry Ward

o Joyce Woodson

CRESCENDO AWARD

o 3 Trails West

o Naomi Bristow

o Kristyn Harris

o Vince & Mindi

RADIO DJ/RADIO PROGRAM OF THE YEAR

o Nancy Pitchford, Bobbi Jean Bell & Mike Dowler–Around the Barn–KHTS, Santa Clarita, CA

o Al Krtil – Early Morning Trails

o Andy & Jim Nelson – Clear Out West

o Ranger Doug & Side Meat – Sirius XM Classic Cowboy Corral

o Barbara Richhart – Cowtrails – KSJD, Mancos, CO

o O.J. Sikes – Western Music Time

o Totsie Slover – The Real West From the Old West, KOTS, Deming, NM

o Tommy Tucker – KRLC, Lewiston, ID

OUTSTANDING WESTERN BOOK (POETRY/STORYTELLING COLLECTION/NOVEL)

o Colorado Moon – Jim Jones

o A Cowgirl Never Forgets – Dawn Nelson

o Harkin’ Home – Clark Crouch

o West Word Ho – Doris Daley

HALL OF FAME

o R. W. Hampton

o Vaughn Monroe

PIONEER TRAIL AWARD

To Be Announced During the WMA Awards Show

PRESIDENTS AWARD

To Be Announced During the WMA Awards Show

CURLY MUSGRAVE COWBOY SPIRIT SILVER BUCKLE AWARD

To Be Announced During the WMA Awards Show

BILL WILEY AWARD

To Be Announced During the WMA Awards Show

 

 

 

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