Recipients & Nominees

Important Dates

  • Public nominations and voting are now closed (voting ran from April 17 - May 15, 2018)  
  • The Wyoming Country Music Awards program is grass-roots, voted on by the general public.

Recipients of the Wyoming Country Music Award for 2018

ENTERTAINER - COUNTRY Artist of the Year

Ned LeDoux


AMERICANA / ROOTS Artist of the Year

The Libby Creek Original


FEMALE VOCALIST of the Year

Alysia Kraft


MALE VOCALIST of the Year

Chancey Williams


INSTRUMENTALIST of the Year

Wyatt Springsteen


ACOUSTIC ACT of the Year

Jason Shogren


VOCAL GROUP of the Year

Whippoorwill


ALBUM of the Year

“Sagebrush” by Ned LeDoux


SONG of the Year

"Some People Do" by Ned LeDoux


SONGWRITER of the Year

Luke Bell


VIDEO of the Year

"Some People Do" by Ned LeDoux 


RADIO STATION of the Year

KCGY 95.1 FM "Y95 Country" - Laramie, WY


VENUE of the Year

The Outlaw Saloon - Cheyenne, WY

Nominee and Category List

1. ENTERTAINER - COUNTRY Artist of the Year

Ned LeDoux

Sean Curtis & The Divide

Bar J Wranglers

Luke Bell


2. AMERICANA / ROOTS Artist of the Year

The Libby Creek Original

The Littlest Birds

Dauphin

The Two Tracks


3. FEMALE VOCALIST of the Year

Laura Turner

Sharon Martinson

Alysia Kraft

Hannah Miller


4. MALE VOCALIST of the Year

Patrick Chadwick

Jalan Crossland

Luke Bell

Chancey Williams


5. INSTRUMENTALIST of the Year

Sharon Martinson

Wyatt Springsteen

Jackson Clarendon

Jeff Troxel


6. ACOUSTIC ACT of the Year

Jason Shogren

The Bird and the Bear

Timothy John

Whippoorwill


7. VOCAL GROUP of the Year

The Libby Creek Original

Whippoorwill

The Two Tracks

Low Water String Band


8. ALBUM of the Year

"Sundancer" by Josh Dorr

“Hunting Hearts” by The Woodpile

“Prodigal Songs for the End of Days” by Dauphin

“Sagebrush” by Ned LeDoux


9. SONG of the Year

"Postcard Town" by The Two Tracks

"Where Ya Been" by Luke Bell

"Some People Do" by Ned LeDoux 

“Take a Step Back” by The Woodpile


10. SONGWRITER of the Year

Patrick Harrington

Kalyn Beasley

Jason Burge

Luke Bell


11. VIDEO of the Year

"Rodeo Cold Beer" by Chancey Williams

"Cold Blue" by Whippoorwill

"Postcard Town" by The Two Tracks

"Some People Do" by Ned LeDoux 


12. RADIO STATION of the Year

KCGY 95.1 FM "Y95 Country" - Laramie, WY

KLGT 96.5 FM "Hot Country KIX 96.5" - Buffalo, WY

KWYY 95.5 FM “My Country” - Casper, WY

KTAK 93.9 FM "Wyoming’s Big Coutry" - Riverton, WY


13. VENUE of the Year

Black Tooth Brewery - Sheridan, WY

Gryphon Theatre - Laramie, WY

Pink Garter Theatre - Jackson, WY

The Outlaw Saloon - Cheyenne, WY


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