PAST WINNERS

2020 Award Winners
Honky Tonk Male: Charley Crockett
Honky Tonk Female: Sarah Vista
Honky Tonk Group: The Country Side of Harmonica Sam
Rockabilly Male: Bloodshot Bill
Rockabilly Female: Laura Palmer
Rockabilly Group: Mark Gamsjager and the The Lustre Kings
Western Swing Male: Dave Stuckey
Western Swing Female: Georgia Parker
Western Swing Group: The Farmer and Adele
Venue: Luckenbach, TX
​Musician: Sean Mencher​
Festival: Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion
DJ: Eddie White
 

2019 Award Winners
Honky Tonk Female: Whitney Rose​

Honky Tonk Male: Jesse Daniel

Honky Tonk Group: Two Tons of Steel

Outlaw Female: Summer Dean

Outlaw Male: Ray Wylie Hubbard

Outlaw Group: Mike and the Moonpies

Western Swing Female: Grace Adele (of Farmer and Adele)

Western Swing Male: Justin Trevino

Western Swing Group: Big Cedar Fever

Rockabilly Female: Tammi Savoy

Rockabilly Male: Jimmy Dale (Richardson)

Rockabilly Group – The Delta Bombers

Keeper of the Key Awards- Larry Collins

Ralph Mooney Musician of the Year – Deke Dickerson

Venue of the Year – Robert’s Western World

Festival of the Year – Rockin’ Race – Malaga, Spain

DJ of the Year – Woody Adkins KOPN, Columbia, Missouri
 

2018 Award Winners

Master Award- Brian Setzer

Founder of the Sound-Lloyd Green

Honky Tonk Female: Brennen Leigh

Honky Tonk Male: Luke Bell

Honky Tonk Group: The Reeves Brothers

Outlaw Female: Nikki Lane

Outlaw Male: Cody Jinks

Outlaw Group: Whitey Morgan and the 78’s

Rockabilly Female: Bailey Dee

Rockabilly Male: Al Dual

Rockabilly Group: The Go Getters

Western Swing Female: Sophia Johnson

Western Swing Male: Billy Matta

Western Swing Group: The Carolyn Sills Combo

Musician of the Year: Chris Scruggs

Venue of the Year : Sportsmen’s Tavern, Buffalo, N.Y.

Festival of the Year: New England Shake Up,Sturbridge, Mass.

DJ of the Year: WB Walker, Old Soul Radio Show Podcast


2017 Award Winners

Master Award: Jerry Lee Lewis

Keeper of the Key: Junior Brown
Musician “The Mooney Award”: Chris Casello
Western Swing Group: The Western Flyers
Western Swing Female: Kristyn Harris
Western Swing Male: Pokey LaFarge
Honky Tonk Group: Gary P. Nunn and the Bunkhouse Band
Honky Tonk Female: Leona Williams
Honky Tonk Male: Jake Penrod
Rockabilly Group: The Silvershakers
Rockabilly Female: Lara Hope
Rockabilly Male: Lance Lipinsky
Outlaw Group: Dallas Moore Band
Outlaw Female: Darci Carlson
Outlaw Male: Hank III
Venue: Lil’ Red’s Longhorn Saloon, Fort Worth TX
Festival: Nashville Boogie
DJ: James Riley


2016 Award Winners

Master Award: Charley Pride
Founder of the Sound: Wanda Jackson
Founder of the Sound: Red Simpson 
Musician “The Mooney Award”: Jason Roberts
Western Swing Group: Billy Mata and the Texas Tradition
Western Swing Female: Carolyn Martin
Western Swing Male: Jason Roberts
Honky Tonk Group: Jeff Woolsey and The Dancehall Kings
Honky Tonk Female: Margo Price
Honky Tonk Male: Charlie Thompson
Rockabilly Group: The Bellfuries
Rockabilly Female: Marti Brom
Rockabilly Male: Wayne Hancock
Outlaw Group: Jason Boland and the Stragglers
Outlaw Female: Bonnie Montgomery
Outlaw Male: Whitey Morgan
Venue: The White Horse, Austin TX
Festival: San Angelo Cowboy Gathering, San Angelo TX
DJ: Ted Branson, KOOP 91.7 Austin, TX 


2015 Award Winners

Founder of the Sound: Billy Joe Shaver
Founder of the Sound: James Burton
Keeper of the Key: High Noon
Musician “The Mooney Award”: Kenny Sears 
Western Swing Group: Hot Club of Cowtown
Western Swing Female: Elana James
Western Swing Male: Bobby Flores
Honky Tonk Group: The Derailers
Honky Tonk Female: Amber Digby
Honky Tonk Male: James Hand
Rockabilly Group: Big Sandy and his Fly-Rite Boys
Rockabilly Female: Kim Lenz
Rockabilly Male: James Intveld
Outlaw Group: The Freight Shakers
Outlaw Female: Sarah Gayle Meech
Outlaw Male: Jesse Dayton
Venue: Continental Club, Austin, TX
Festival: Legends of Western Swing, Wichita Falls, TX
DJ: Mojo Nixon, Sirius XM


2014 Award Winners

Master Award: Ray Price
Founder of the Sound: Johnny Bush
Founder of the Sound: W.S. “Fluke” Holland
Musician “The Mooney Award”: Cindy Cashdollar
Western Swing Group: Asleep at the Wheel
Western Swing Female: Dawn Sears
Western Swing Male: Ray Benson
Honky Tonk Group: Heybale!
Honky Tonk Female: Rosie Flores
Honky Tonk Male: Wayne Hancock
Rockabilly Group: The Reverend Horton Heat
Rockabilly Female: Rosie Flores
Rockabilly Male: Big Sandy
Outlaw Group: Whitey Morgan and the 78s
Outlaw Female: Elizabeth Cook
Outlaw Male: Unknown Hinson
Venue: The Broken Spoke
Festival: Muddy Roots
DJ: Dallas Wayne

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