RECOGNITION

2017 WMA SONG OF THE YEAR NOMINATION - Larry Dever Did, TRIBUTE

2017 AWA ALBUM OF THE YEAR NOMINATION – Lovers, Wives & Mothers

2016 WMA SONG OF THE YEAR NOMINATION – Heavenly Here With You, Lovers, Wives & Mothers

2016 COWBOY IDOL WINNER – COLUMBIA RIVER COWBOY GATHERING, Kennewick, WA

#2 ALBUM – WESTERN MUSIC CHART Lovers, Wives & Mothers for 6 months

#10 ALBUM - WESTERN MUSIC CHART Lovers, Wives & Mothers for 6 months

#2 & #6 TOP TEN SONGS – WESTERN MUSIC CHART Heavenly Here with You, Colors in the Rain

2016 WWA SPUR AWARD NOMINATION WESTERN WRITERS of AMERICA, Song of the Year for Parker Eyes of Blues.

2015 PROFESSIONAL DIVISION CHAMPION - WMA WESTERN WORDSMITH CHAPTER Poetry Jackpot

2012 AWA NOMINATION - A Way of Heart: The Big Sandy Years - Academy of Western Artists Cowboy Poetry Album of the Year

2011 Voices From The Range - #15 on the Western Music Association chart of Top 20 Western Albums

2011 RISING STAR FINALIST - Kamloops Cowboy Festival, Kamloops, BC

2011 2ND PLACE SERIOUS POET- National Cowboy Poetry Rodeo, Kanab, UT-

2010 PEOPLE'S CHOICE MUSICIAN - Lee Earl Memorial Cowboy Gathering, Lewiston, ID

2010 Voices From The Range - Spent seven months on Joe Baker’s Back-forty Bunkhouse chart of Top 20 Western Albums

2010 BEST OF 2010 - Song The Range Call made Stan Howe’s Best of 2010 Montana Public Radio’s Bunkhouse & Honkytonk Folk Show

2009 ROOKIE - Made the finals in 3 of 4 events and placed in the money in Serious Reciting - National Cowboy Poetry Rodeo, Montrose, CO