AMERIPOLITAN - 2018 Ameripolitan Nominees Announced!

2018 Ameripolitan Music Awards Performers

Honky Tonk Male

Luke Bell

Tilford Sellers 

Zephaniah Ohora

Casey James Prestwood

Charley Crockett

Honky Tonk Female

Brennen Leigh

Kristina Murray

Tommy Ash

Whitney Rose

Emily Nenni

Honky Tonk Group

The Country Side of Harmonica Sam

The Rhyolite Sound

The Lawrence Peters Outfit

Green Line Travelers

The Reeves Brothers

Outlaw Male 

James Carothers

Scott H. Biram

Prag Padilla

Steve Griggs

Cody Jinks 

Outlaw Female

Summer Dean

Andrea Colburn

Rebecca Jed

Nikki Lane

Sarah Gayle Meech

Outlaw Group

Bucksnort Beauties

Whitey Morgan and the 78s

Barnyard Stompers

Ryan Chrys & The Rough Cuts

Jenny Don’t & The Spurs

Rockabilly Male

Levi Dexter

Bloodshot Bill

Josh Sorheim

Al Dual

Art Adams

Rockabilly Female

Rockin’ Bonnie

Bailey Dee

Lindsay Beaver

Anita O’Night

Lily Locksmith

Rockabilly Group

The Go Getters

Matt & The Peabody Ducks

The Kokomo Kings

Don Diego Trio

The Twilight Drifters

Western Swing Male

Jason Roberts

Billy Mata

Kyle Eldridge 

Keenan Wade

Bobby Flores

Western Swing Female 

Sophia Johnson

Wendy Newcomer

Carolyn Sills

Grace Adele 

Stacey Lee Guse

Western Swing Group

Mike Penny & His Moonshiners

The Farmer and Adele

The Carolyn Sills Combo

The Western Toneflyers

The Railhouse band


Don the Beachcomber, Huntington Beach CA

American Legion Hall Post 82, Nashville TN

Southgate House Revival, Newport KY

Lee’s Liquor Lounge, Minneapolis MN

The Nashville Palace, Nashville TN

Skinny Dennis, Brooklyn NY

Knuckleheads, Kansas City MO

The White Water Tavern, Little Rock AR

4 Corners Music Hall, Untermeitingen Germany

Sportsmen’s Tavern, Buffalo NY


Colonel Paco Chaos, 88.1fm WRFL

W.B. Walker, Old Soul Radio Show Podcast

Bailey George, 105.7fm WBCM

Woody Adkins, 89.5fm KOPN

Jimi Palacios, 102.3fm WHIV


Screamin’ Festival, Calella, Spain

The Rockabilly Rave, England UK

Summer Jamboree, Senigallia Italy

New England Shake Up, Sturbridge MA

Rockin’ Race Jamboree, Torremolinos-Málag Spain


Chris Scruggs

Mike Bernal

Peter Andersson

Rose Sinclair

Katie Shore 

New this year to Ameripolitan's special awards categories is the Legend Award, added in honor of the move to Memphis and being posthumously awarded to rock'n'roll pioneer Sam Phillips. Rounding out the special awards slate will be Brian Setzer (Master Award), Lloyd Green (Founder of the Sound) and Jim Heath (Keeper of the Key).