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Strictly Country Proudly Announces

The Nominees of The 24th Annual Spirit Awards!




You can vote here...
starting December 10, 2018!

The following entertainers have been officially nominated:


(This is only a partial list. This list will be updated throughout the year.)



Only days until polls open!

Nominated Entertainers:

Gary Allen
Kelsea Ballerini
The Bellamy Brothers
Big & Rich
Blackberry Smoke
Suzy Bogguss

Lee Brice
Brothers Osborne
Kane Brown
Luke Bryan
The Cactus Blossoms
Mary Chapin Carpenter
Carlene Carter
Kenny Chesney
Easton Corbin
Rita Coolidge
Sara Evans
Florida Georgia Line
Vince Gill
Ben Haggard
The High 48s
Faith Hill
Home Free
Hope Country
Sierra Hull

Sam Hunt
Shooter Jennings
Junior Brown
Lady Antebellum
Brandon Lay
Jerry Lee Lewis
Little Big Town
Little Texas
Lyle Lovett
Corb Lund
Shelby Lynne
Steve Martin
The Mavericks
Scotty McCreary
Neal McCoy
Reba McEntire
Tim McGraw
Ronnie Milsap
Logan Mize
Keb Mo
Marin Morris
Michael Martin Murphy
Kacey Musgraves
The Oak Ridge Boys
The Okee Dokee Brothers
Jake Owen
Old Crow Medicine Show
Old Dominion
Jon Pardi
Charlie Pride
Thomas Rhett
Darius Rucker
Katie Shorr
The Steeldrivers
The Steel Wheels

Steep Canyon Rangers
Marty Stuart
Sunny Sweeney
Taylor Swift
Shania Twain
Keith Urban
Rhonda Vincent
Clay Walker
Jerry Jeff Walker
Dale Watson
Bryan White
Wynonna & The Big Noise
Yonder Mountain String Band
Chris Young
Zac Brown Band

Song of The Year Nominees:
(The songs on this list will hit our list of Top Songs of 2018.)

Ain't No Time To Go - Loretta Lynn
Blackberry Summer - Dale Ann Bradley
Boundless Skies - Lacy J. Dalton
Brand New Star - The Oak Ridge Boys
Carl The Christmas Dog - Lacy J. Dalton

Chemo Hero - Dolly Parton
Christmas Past - Paul Cardall
Coal Miner's Daughter - Loretta Lynn
Grief And Hope - Don McLean
Healing Hands of Time - Willie Nelson & The Boys
Heart Of The House - Becky Buller
Hillbilly Graham - The Farm Hands
I'm Dying For Someone To Live For - Loretta Lynn
I Sing Your Song - Circa Blue
I've Cried All The Tears That I Have - Don McLean
Little Boy Blue - Lacy J. Dalton
Lulie Vars - Loretta Lynn
Merry Christmas Broken Hearts - Memphis Ukulele Band
Moody Blues Christmas - Deborah Allen
My Greatest Shame - Rebekah Long
Phoenix Arise - Becky Buller
Ruby's Stool - Loretta Lynn
Sanctuary - Lacy J. Dalton
Sgt. Kelly's Bridge - Irlene Mandrell

She Loved Sunflowers - Becky Buller
Standin' Knee Deep - Lacy J. Dalton
Sunny Days - Lee Roy Parnell with The Fairfield Four
The Boots My Momma Wears - Irlene Mandrell
The Last Wild Place - Lacy J. Dalton
The Wanderers - Lacy J. Dalton
Tripped Stumbled And Fell - Circa Blue
Uneasy Rider - Charlie Daniels
Want Whatcha' Have - Lee Roy Parnell
Woodland Street - Rebekah Long
You Can't Go Back Home - Sylvia
You Live On - Irlene Mandrell
You're All I Ever Had - Don McLean

Album of The Year Nominees:

Crepe Paper Heart - Becky Buller
Second Bloom - Sylvia
The Last Wild Place Anthology - Lacy J. Dalton
Wouldn't It Be Great - Loretta Lynn

Spirit Of Christmas Award Nominees:

Carl, The Christmas Dog - Lacy J. Dalton
Christmas Past - Paul Cardall
Merry Christmas Broken Hearts - Memphis Ukulele Band
Moody Blues Christmas - Deborah Allen

Spirit Of America Award Nominees:

Sgt. Kelly's Bridge - Irlene Mandrell
The Boots My Momma Wears - Irlene Mandrell

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