Winners Announced

Winners of the 2020 Stan Coster Memorial Australian Bush Ballad Awards Winners of the 2020 Stan Coster Memorial Australian Bush Ballad Awards have been announced at the Stan Coster Memorial concert of finalists and the presentation of awards on Saturday evening. Congratulations to winners in the following eight categories: Male Vocal Brian Letton – “When…

2020 Stan Coster Bush Balladeer Awards Finalists

(in no particular order) Male Vocal Tom Maxwell –“Old Stockmen” Graham Rodger “Knights Of The Saddle” Brian Letton “When We First Fell In Love” Female Vocal Anita Ree “Sweet Sugar Cane” Dianne Lindsay “The Bridge” Laura Downing “Home is Waiting Here New Talent Peter Dawson “Stanley and Slim” Matt Letton “The Tenterfield Saddler” Shelly Minson…

2019 Bush Ballad Awards

Male Vocal Brian Letton – WA Calling Me Home Female Vocal Dianne Lindsay – Paddy’s Soul New Talent Kylie Adams-Collier – On a Sandstone Ridge Group or Duo Graham Rodger and Col Hardy – I’m an Old Black Man Instrumental Lindsay Butler and Anthony Baxter – Looking Forward, Looking Back Album Ernie Constance – Lead…

2018 Bush Ballad Awards

Male Vocal Brian Letton – The Boyup Brook Waltz Female Vocal – Equal 1st Dianne Lindsay – Uncle Harry & Sharon Heaslip – A Thousand Different Pictures New Talent Bob Gregory – The Ghost of Bold Ben Hall Instrumental Group or Duo Lindsay Butler/Anthony Baxter – Things are not the Same on the Land Album…

2017 Bush Ballad Awards

Male Vocal Jeff Brown – The Drover’s Boy Female Vocal Dianne Lindsay – Touch of Snow New Talent Emma Jene – The Beat of a Drum Group or Duo The Coad Sisters – She Still Waits Instrumental Lindsay Butler – The Namoi Flows in the Moomba Ranges Album Jeff Brown – Wanderin’ Man Song Writer Virginia…

2016 Bush Ballad Awards

Male Vocal Tom Maxwell – Drift Back in Time Female Vocal Norma O’Hara Murphy – Solid Gold New Talent Caitlyn Jamieson – My Mum and Dad Group or Duo Coad Sisters – Things are Not the Same on the Land Instrumental Lindsay Butler – Beneath the Old Moon Album Keith Jamieson – Plain and Simple Drifter…

2015 Bush Ballad Awards

Male Vocal Graham Rodger – Dust and Leather Female Vocal Norma O’Hara Murphy – Gone Drovin New Talent Rex Baldwin – Treasures That I See Duo or Group Dianne Lindsay and Dale Duncan – The Dreamers Instrumental Alisha Smith – Rabbit Flat Polka Album Peter Coad – Music Highway Song Writer Norma O’Hara Murphy – Gone…

2014 Bush Ballad Awards

Male Vocal Jeff Brown – I Love Australia Female Vocal Patti Morgan – The Old Cattle Dog New Talent Pat Brown Jr – Those Mounlains of Mine Group or Duo Bec Hance & Sharon Benjamin – In Queensland Instrumental Peter Simpson & Lindsay Butler – Wind up Gramophone Songwriter Ernie Constance – I Worship the Water Comedy Trevor Day – Lady Luck…

2013 Bush Ballad Awards

Male Vocal Brian Letton – That’s the Way They Were Female Vocal Trudy Hintz – My Heart is Where the Roper River Flows Tonight New Talent Ginger Cox – Rusty lt’s Goodbye Group or Duo Lawrie Minson & Lindsay Waddington – The Warrumbungie Mare Album of the Year Tom Mclvor – Son of the Southern Cross Song Writer Tom Mclvor…

2012 Bush Ballad Awards

Male Vocal Graham Rodger – Such a Shame Female Vocal Norma O’Hara Murphy – Goin’ for Glory New Talent Kalesti Butler – The Closing of the Day Group or Duo Dean Perrett & Lee Kernaghan – Channel Country Ground Album of the Year Peter Coad – Old Bush Mates Song Writer Norma O’Hara Murphy –…