The seventh-annual Arkansas Country Music Awards ceremony was held Monday evening at Reynolds Performance Hall in Conway.

 

Below is a list of the winners in each category.

2024 Award Winners:

ENTERTAINER of the Year
Tyler Kinch

AMERICANA ARTIST of the Year
JD Clayton

BLUEGRASS ARTIST of the Year
Sylamore Special

COUNTRY ARTIST of the Year
David Adam Byrnes

 

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David Adam Byrnes

INSPIRATIONAL ARTIST of the Year
Sylamore Special

FEMALE VOCALIST of the Year
Marybeth Byrd

MALE VOCALIST of the Year
Cory Jackson

ACOUSTIC ACT of the Year
Common Roots

VOCAL DUO / GROUP of the Year
Midnight South

 

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Midnight South

MUSIC COLLABORATION of the Year
“Just the Same” by Big Shane Thornton featuring Justin Keith and Andy Wallis. Produced by Andy Wallis.

ALBUM of the Year
“Free Country” by Adam Hambrick. Produced by AJ Pruis.

SONG of the Year
“Walk of Honor” Written by Pamela Hopkins, Anna Brinker and Lonnie Abbott. Performed by Pamela Hopkins.

SONGWRITER of the Year
Erin Enderlin

MUSIC PRODUCER of the Year
Andy Wallis

SOUND ENGINEER of the Year
Darren Crisp

PROMOTER of the Year
Jon Walker

VIDEO of the Year
“Drive” by Tom Yankton. Directed by Micah Schweinsberg.

RADIO STATION of the Year
KAMO, “Nash Icon 94.3,” Rogers

RADIO DJ of the Year
Lainey-Beth & The Chicken Hawk, KXRD, Fayetteville

 

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AY President & Publisher Heather Baker

PUBLICATION / BLOG / PODCAST of the Year
AY Magazine

VENUE of the Year
The Hall (Little Rock)

YOUNG ARTIST of the Year
Sofie and the New Relics

 

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Sofie and the New Relics

BASS PLAYER of the Year
Garrett Jones

DRUMMER of the Year
Quinn Hill

FIDDLE PLAYER of the Year
Jenee Fleenor

GUITAR PLAYER of the Year
Jon Conley

SPECIALTY/UTILITY MUSICIAN of the Year
Josh Matheny

 

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From left to right: Erin Enderlin, Susan Prowse, Mae Estes

MOMENTUM AWARD
Mae Estes

ARKANSAS HONORS ARKANSAS
Johnny Sprayberry

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Randy Goodrum

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Wood Newton

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
K. T. Oslin

 

Feature photo: Marybeth Byrd (left), Cory Jackson (right)
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