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The 2ndAnnual Texas Regional Music Awards will be held Sunday at 4 p.m. at the Arlington Music Hall in Arlington, Texas. The show has grown from humble beginnings of small acoustic performances last year to full blown production numbers from the top Texas/Red Dirt artists using their full bands for 2012.The show will be hosted byTexas Country Superstar, DerylDodd and Ali Dee, star of CMT's popular reality show, Texas Women.

A very special opening number showcasing the songs up for song of the year will be done by Steve Helms, Matt Hillyer of 1100 Springs and Bo Phillips. The Casey Donahew Band, who has five nominations, will show the crowd why they sell out shows across the country with their full band performing, Double Wide Dream. Emcee's, Deryl Dodd and Ali Dee, will take the stage to show us what it s like to see them live out on the Texas road. Randy Rogers and Brady Black are preparing a special acoustic performance of a song from their album of the year nominated, BURNING THE DAY. Blacktop Gypsy, T. J. Broscoff, Kylie Rae Harris, and Zane Williams, who all found a new way to get their music out to the public by being picked to be on the nationally syndicated show, Troubadour TX, will be performing.

The presenter line-up is pretty impressive which includes: Casey James, Wade Bowen, Larry Joe Taylor, Phil Hamilton, John David Kent, Stephanie Urbana Jones, Sonny Burgess, Matt Kimbrow, Jerrod Medulla, Rachel Stacy, Bri Bagwell, Chance Cody, Jerrod Medulla, Nick Verzoza, Jolie Holiday and Charla Corn.

There are a few tickets remaining for the public. They can be purchased on-line at www.ArlingtonMusicHall.com. For more information on the Texas Regional Music Association please go to: www.trrma.net

2012 Nominees

Entertainer of the Year
Wade Bowen
Casey Donahew Band
Kevin Fowler
Randy Rogers Band
Eli Young Band

Male Vocalist of the Year
Wade Bowen
Hayes Carll
Kevin Fowler
Stoney LaRue
Aaron Watson

Female Vocalist of the Year
Bri Bagwell
Charla Corn
Kristen Kelly
Rachel Stacy
Sunny Sweeney

Duo/Group/Band of the Year
Josh Abbott Band
Casey Donahew Band
Randy Rogers Band
Turnpike Troubadours
Eli Young Band

Single of the Year
Crazy Girl - Eli Young Band
Double Wide Dream - Casey Donahew Band
Kissed You In The Rain - Matt Kimbrow
She's Cold As That Beer She's Drinking - Jamie Richards
Velvet - Stoney LaRue

Album of the Year
Burning the Day - Randy Rogers Band
Double Wide Dream - Casey Donahew Band
Good Luck & True Love - Reckless Kelly
This Is Indian Land Cody Canada & the Departed
Velvet - Stoney LaRue

Song of the Year
Crazy Girl - Eli Young Band
Hell Yeah, I Like Beer - Kevin Fowler
Lord, I hope This Day Is Good - Brandon Rhyder
Texas Kind of Way - Cody Johnson
Velvet - Stoney LaRue

Music Video of the Year
Ballad of a Southern Man - Whiskey Myers
Crazy Girl - Eli Young Band
Hell Yeah, I Like Beer - Kevin Fowler
Oh, Tonight - Josh Abbott Band
Whiskey Days - JB and the Moonshine Band

New Male Vocalist of the Year
Chance Cody
William Clark Green
Phil Hamilton
Matt Kimbrow
Bo Phillips
Zane Williams

New Female Vocalist of the Year
Ali Dee
Sheila Marshall
Kat Moore
Danielle Reed
Heather Roberts

New Duo/Group/Band of the Year
Blacktop Gypsy
Scotty Thurman & the Perfect Trouble Band
Six Market Blvd
The Damn Quails
The Rankin Twins

Record Label of the Year
Almost Country Records
Average Joe's
BGM Records
Smith Music Group
Winding Road Music

Event of the Year
Curing Cancer Music Fest - Ballinger, TX
Larry Joe Taylor's Texas Music Festival
The Music Fest - Steamboat 2011
Ranch Bash 2011 (Fort Worth)
Tommy Alverson's Family Gathering

Radio Station of the Year - Super Market
KFWR - 95.9 The Ranch - Fort Worth
KHYI - 95.3 The Range - Dallas
KPLX 99.5 The Wolf - Dallas
KVET 98.1 Austin

Radio Station of the Year - Large Market
KBCY 99.7 - Abilene
KJDL 105.3 The Red Dirt Rebel - Lubbock
KKCN 103.1 Kickin' Country - San Angelo
KNUE 101.5 - Tyler
WACO 99.9 Waco

Radio Station of the Year - Medium Market
KBEST 95.7 - Big Spring
KGFY 95.7 Cowboy Country - Stillwater, OK
KKAJ 95.7 - Ardmore, OK
KRVF 106.9 The Ranch - Corsicana
KSTV 93.1 The Mighty 93 Stephenville

Radio Station of the Year - Small Market
KFLP 106.1 FLIP FM - Floydada
KITX 95.5 FM - Hugo, OK
KNAF 105.7/KEEP 101.3 - Fredericksburg
KSNY 1450/101.5 - Snyder
KXOX 96.7 Sweetwater

Radio Station of the Year - Out of Region
KKOW - Pittsburg, KS
KOTE - Eureka, KS
KVOM - Morrilton, AR
WDMS - Greenville, MS

Internet Radio Station of the Year
BigStar97.com
Radio Free Texas
TexasMusicRadioShow.biz
TexasMusicWorldRadioShow.com
The Texas Drive

Syndicated Radio Station of the Year
Big Texas Countdown
Texas Countdown with Chuck Taylor
Texas Country CD Review
Texas Music Radio Show - Gary & Greybeard (TXMRS.com)
Texas Red Dirt Radio - Justin Frazell (TXRDR.com)

On-Air Personality of the Year - Super Market
Charla Corn - KFWR 95.9 The Ranch - Fort Worth
Brett Dillon - KHYI 95.3 The Range - Dallas
Adam Drake - KFWR 95.9 The Ranch - Fort Worth
Justin Frazell - KFWR 95.9 The Ranch - Fort Worth
RJ Scott - KPLX 99.5 The Wolf - Front Porch Show

On-Air Personality of the Year - Large Market
JB Cloud KBCY 99.7 - Abilene
Buddy Logan - KNUE 101.5 - Tyler
Kelley Peterson - KHKX 99.1 - Midland
Ben Ryan - KKCN 103.1 - San Angelo
Neely Yates - KJDL 105.3 Lubbock

On-Air Personality of the Year - Medium Market
Mike Crow (The Crowman) - KRVF 106.9 - Corsicana
Brad Heitman - KSTV 93.1 - Stephenville
Zac Grantham - KKAJ 95.7 - Ardmore, OK
Jim Nash & Carey Dean - 106.9 The Ranch - Corsicana
Trailboss Troy & Tumbleweed Toni - KTEX 106 - Brenham
Big Jim Russell - 95.3/1460 KCLE Cleburne

On-Air Personality of the Year - Small Market
Richard Ferguson - KXOX 96.7 - Sweetwater
Will Payne & Barry Diamond - KITX 95.5 - Hugo, OK
JD Rose - KNAF 105.7/KEEP 101.3 - Fredericksburg
Jeri Smith - KRUN 1400 - Ballinger
Suzi-Q (formerly KSNY AM & FM) Snyder

On-Air Personality of the Year - Out of Region
Josh Douglas - KKOW 96.9 The KOW - Pittsburg, KS
Steve Neimeyer - KOTE 98.5 - Eureka, KS
DK Pierce - WDMS 100.7 - Greenville, MS
Ashton Taylor - KVOM 101.7 - Morrilton, AR

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