Nominees - 2017

Branson Show Awards Committee is pleased to announce the Nominees for the 2017 season!

 

NEW SHOW of the YEAR

The Johnson Strings
Janice Martin Cirque
Ozark Bluegrass Jubilee
Doo- Wop and the Drifters
Crooners and Divas the Legends
                                                                         
VARIETY SHOW of the YEAR
#1 Hits of the 60’s and 50’s too
Hamners Unbelievable Variety Show 
Patsy Cline and Friends
Clay Cooper Country Express
Comedy Jamboree

Morning Show of the Year
Down Home Country
Doug Gabriel #1 Hits Tribute Show
50 Years of Kenny Rogers
Tribute to John Denver
Buck Trent

Matinee Show of the Year  
#1 hits of the 60’s and 50’s too
Janice Martin Cirque
Forever Young
Blake Shelton Style Home Country
Puttin’ On the Ritz

Dinner Show of the Year              
Wade and Teresa Landry @The Wheelhouse
Tribute to George Strait 
Branson Murder Mystery
Kenny Parrott @ Buckingham’s

Show of the Year
Clay Coopers Country Express
#1 Hits of the 60’s And 50’s Too
Raiding the Country Vault 
Haygoods
It

Tribute Show of the Year
Conway Remembered
Patsy Cline and Friends
Legend In Concert
Carpenters Once More
Elvis Live Madison Square Garden

Comedy Show of the Year
Smoke on the Mountain
Comedy Jamboree
Sons of Britches
Buckets and Boards
Patsy Cline and Friends

Family Show of the Year
Amazing Pets
Acrobats Of China
#1 Hits of the 60’s And 50’s Too
Amazing Acrobats of Shanghai     
Hamners Unbelievable Variety

Tribute Artist of the Year
Mike Walker
Diana Lynn  
Leroy New
C.J. Newsom
Jerry Presley
Keith Allyn

Theatrical Production of the Year
Forever Young
Smoke on the Mountain
Moses
Million Dollar Quartet
New Jersey nights

Limited Engagement Show of the Year
The Brett Family
Raiding the Rock Vault
Texas Tenors

Patriotic Salute of the Year
All Hands on Deck
Clay Cooper’s Country Express
Baldknobbers
Grand Jubilee
Hank Williams Revisited

Female Vocalist of the Year
Maggie Moore
Jackie Brown
Kari Garrison
Tiffany Thompson  Sassanella
Tammy Beebe

Male Vocalist of the Year     
Rob Quibell
Doug Gabriel
Mike Walker
George Dyer
Todd Bradshaw

Singing Group of the Year
Million Dollar Quartet
Temptations Motown Legends

Irish Tenors and Celtic Ladies
Liverpool Legends
Ayo

Female Singing Group of the Year
Celtic Ladies
#1 Hits of the 60’s And 50’s Too
New Jersey Nights
Ozark Gospel
Ozark Country

Male Singing Group of the Year
SIX
Doo-Wop and the Drifters
Motown Downtown
Pierce Arrow
New South

Quartet of the Year
New South
Million Dollar Quartet
Motown Downtown
Pierce Arrow
The Statler brothers Revisited
 

Band of the Year 

Raiding the Country Vault
Country Express Band
Rhinestone Mafia
All Hands on Deck Orchestra
Steel Horses

Instrumentalist of the Year
Jamie Haage
Dr. Scott Kwapiszeski
Timothy Dutton
Luke Johnson
Jonathan Black

Lead Guitar of the Year
Josh Carroll
Steve Ragsdale
Dino Strunk
Trent Duggar
Leroy New
 
Bass/Upright of the Year
Michelle Poe
Todd Brumley
Larry Allred
Mark Evans
Marty Wilhite

Drummer of the Year
Rob Blackburn
Dino Phillips
Josh Gabriel
Bobby Blackwood
Peter Generous

Violinist of the Year
Karen Johnson
Amy Dutton Arambulo
Janice Martin
Luke Johnson
Hannah Hughes


Fiddler of the Year
Melody Hart
Nathan Agdeppa
Wayne Massengale
Wade Landry
Louis Darby

Horn of the Year
Jonathan Black
Ray Harris
Katherine Haygood
Doyle Miller
Darryl Ecsedy

Steel Player of the Year
Tim Prososki
Robbie Springfield
Gene Mulvaney
Kevin Clemmons
Dr, Scott Kwapiszeski

Keyboard/Piano of the Year
Jim Garstang
Michael W. Davis
Tracy Heaston
Darryl Croy
Janice Martin

Impressionist of the Year
Mike Walker
Matt Gumm
Terry Sanders
Jeff Brandt

Comedian of the Year
Jarrett Dougherty
James Sibley
Terry Sanders
Jerl Adams 
Matt Gumm

Dance Troupe of the Year
Irish Tenors /Celtic Ladies
#1 Hits Of The 60’s And 50’s Too
Country Express Dancers
Legends In Concert
Puttin’ On The Ritz
 
Male Dancer of the Year
Jay McManus
Nathan Applegate
Matt Snow
Chad Ruden
Nate Bittner

Female Dancer of the Year
Tina Cooper
GiGi Hutchinson
Jennifer Turner
Tami Griffith
Maggie Moore

Male Entertainer of the Year
Clay Cooper
Jamie Haage
Mike Walker
Doug Gabriel
Terry Sanders

Female Entertainer of the Year
Tamra Tinoco
Amber Campbell
Janice Martin
Melody Hart
Heather Gentry

Male Entertainer 11-17 of the Year
Timothy Dutton jr
 Colt Cooper
 Ben Hughes
 William Hughes

Female Entertainer 11-17 of the Year
Hannah Hughes
Ezra Noelle
Talya Tinoco
Nadia Cole

Magic Show of the Year
Illusionist Rick Thomas
Hamners Unbelievable Variety
Taylor Reed
Brad Ross Illusions

Duet of the Year
Jamie Haage/Melody Hart
Shane Vorhaben/Heather Gentry
Mike Walker/Tiffany Woolridge
George Geisser/Hillary Keith
Tammy Bilyeu/Tonya Bilyeu

Emcee of the Year
Justin Sifford
Terry Sanders
Heather Gentry
Clay Cooper
Mike Patrick

Gospel Show of the Year
Ozark Gospel
Oh Happy Day
Blackwood Singers
New South
Elvis Live Jerry Presley Gospel


Songwriter of the Year
Josh Carroll
Avery Cole
Prince Ivan 
Jade

Entertainers of the Year
Raiding the Country Vault
#1 Hits of the 60’s And 50’s Too
IT
Clay Cooper’s Country Express
Haygoods
 

 

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