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Branson Show Awards Recognize 2022 Winners | Entertainment

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On Sunday, September 11, the Branson Show Awards held its annual 2022 Stars Showcase at the Nashville Roadhouse Theater, recognizing winners in 31 special show categories.

The Branson Shaw Awards hosted a nomination ceremony on July 14th. Founded by Gary R. Wackery, the Branson Show Awards Committee is made up of Branson and a group of wholesome entertainment-loving volunteers who watch every show in town before production. their nomination.

The 2022 Branson Shaw Awards winners are:

Band of the Year

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(Nashville Roadhouse Theater)

Base/Upright of the Year

Cambie Henson (Clay Cooper Theater)

Comedian of the Year

James Sibley (Pierce Arrow Theater)

comedy show of the year

Matt Gumm & Company (Clay Cooper Theater)

dance group of the year

Hot Rod & High Heels (Clay Cooper Theater)

Drummer of the Year

Matt Gumm (Clay Cooper Theater)

Duet of the Year

George & Clarice Dyer (Americana Theater)

Host of the Year

Mike Patrick (Grand Country Music Hall)

“I’m so honored to receive the Branson Show Award for Host of the Year,” said Patrick.

Entertainer of the Year

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(Nashville Roadhouse Theater)

Evening Show of the Year

Grand Jubilee (Grand Country Music Hall)

Family Show of the Year

Jesus (Sight & Sound Theater)

Female Entertainer of the Year

Dalena Ditto (The Little Opry Theater)

“What an amazing night at the 2022 Branson Show Awards last night,” Ditto said the next day. “I’m still reeling from the excitement of being named Female Entertainer of the Year.”

Morning Show of the Year

Doug Gabriel (Branson Famous Theater)

Additionally, Doug Gabriel was inducted into the Branson Shaw Awards Hall of Fame.

“Oh, what a wonderful night,” said Gabriel. “Thank you to the Branson Shaw Awards for honoring me with the Morning Show of the Year and being inducted into the Branson Shaw Awards Hall of Fame..I am so humbled and honored and We thank the good Lord for his many blessings.”

Female Vocalist of the Year

Sarah Marie La Beau (King’s Castle Theater)

Fiddler of the Year

Shoji Tabuchi (The Little Opry Theater)

Gospel Show of the Year

Ozark Gospel (Grand Country Music Hall)

Illusionist of the Year

Rick Thomas (Andy Williams Moon River Theater)

impressionist of the year

Matt Gumm (Clay Cooper Theater)

Kids’ Choice Award

Rick Thomas (Andy Williams Moon River Theater)

keyboard of the year

Lee Hendricks (The Majestic Theater)

Lead Guitarist of the Year

Jacob Nelson (King’s Castle Theater)

Male Entertainer of the Year

Dean Z (Clay Cooper Theater)

Male Vocalist of the Year

Barry Arwood (Majestic Theater)

this year’s matinee show

#1 60’s Hits (Clay Cooper Theater)

New Show of the Year

Elvis: Story of A King (Americana Theater)

Patriotic Salute of the Year

Hamners’ Unbelievable

Steel Player of the Year

Michael Harmsmeier (Nashville Roadhouse Theater)

Vocal Group of the Year

Dancing in the Street: Sound of Motown

(Ruby Room at The Majestic Theater)

“We are honored to be named Vocal Group of the Year 2022,” said owner Derek Ventura.

Instrumentalist of the Year

Katherine Haygood (Clay Cooper Theater)

Tribute Artist of the Year

Dean Z (Clay Cooper Theater)

Tribute Show of the Year

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(Andy Williams Moon River Theater)

“Another great show this year,” said James Kast, owner of the Branson Show Awards, in an email. “Thanks to board members Michelle/Jimmy Forse, Larry/Glenda Orsout and committee members Jason, Joy, Phil Cragg and Michael Porter for their hard work on the show. All the entertainers who participated in leading to