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2018 Will Rogers AWA Award Recipient for Western Swing Song of the year for "SWING TIME BABY'

We are honored and excited to be nominated by the Academy of Western Artists for Western Swing Male and for Western Swing Song "Swing Time Baby". The Academy of Western Artists was founded in 1996 and will be celebrating their 23rd year in Ft Worth Texas on March 14th, 2019.with their annual Will Rogers Cowboy Awards show. 

We want to thank all of the DJ's who play our music and thank Dena Wood and Bobby Newton for continuing to support the variety of Western Artists and their music. We are humbled by this incredible nomination and truly appreciate being considered with the amazing talent who have been nominated. Looking forward to seeing you all in March.

#1   Swing Time Baby hits #1 on the Western Music Charts. What a way to start out the year

January 10th will be bringing cowboys to Downtown Denver with the annual National Western Stock Show Kickoff Parade. Come see Carlos Washington ride his beautiful horse in the concrete canyons with the 3R Riders. Carlos will be riding from Union Station up Seventeenth Street to the Brown Palace. It truly is a sight to behold. 

Carlos Washington's Steel Horse Swing will be performing on the Pro Cowboy Country Awards television show on December 5th at 5:00 pm MT on RFD Cowboy Channel, then again on December 8th at 9:30 pm MT.  

Channels are: Dish Network channel 232, Direct Television channel 603, AT&T U-Verse channel 566, Sudden Link channel 365, Verizon FIOS channel 246, Cox Cable, Comcast, Charter Spectrum and many other rural cable systems. The Cowboy Channel can also be streamed via SlingTV'S Heartland Extra Package.

2018 Nominations



Carlos Washington's Steel Horse Swing are proud to announce that they have been nominated for the Pro Cowboy Country Artist Association's  Song of the year ( "I've got a feeling for you" from their album Swing Time Baby) and Carlos for Male Vocalist of the year. The awards show will be in Ft Smith, Arkansas on October 13th and will be airing on RFD-TV's The Cowboy Channel, Direct TV channel 603, Dish Network Channel 232, At&T channel 566, plus coverage on Cox, Charter Spectrum, Comcast, Suddenlink, Sling TV's Heartland Package and Verizon's FiOS TV.  What an honor and blessing to be playing at the awards show and to all our fans who support our music. 

The Pro Cowboy Country Artist Association (PCCAA) is an Organization of Professional Creators and Entertainers. Many are Cowboys and Cowgirls living and creating the lifestyle while others share a devoted love of the west and its colorful history. The West is Cowboy Country. Its music, stories, poetry, and western novels, as well as western craftsman who make knives, saddles, spurs, and musical instruments contribute to the rich history of the West. The cowboy and cowgirl artist are expanding the boundaries of the culture by mixing old with new and new with old. 

The International Western Music Association has nominated Carlos Washington's Steel Horse Swing for Group of the Year and for Album of the Year. The awards show will be in Alburquerque, New Mexico on November 10th. 

 The International Western Music Association is an organization that encourages and supports the preservation, performance and composition of historic traditional and contemporary music and poetry of The West. Members are from the United States, Australia, Canada, England, Spain and Switzerland.

IWMA - International Western Music Association

Swing Time Baby made the Top 10 Western Swing Album reaching the number 1 position on Western Charts. Swing Time Baby has also been nominated for Album of the Year. Thank you International Western Music Association DJ's for playing our songs and to the fans for requesting to hear our music.


Steel Horse Swing is proud to announce the release of their new CD Swing Time Baby. We are already getting some great reviews. Go to our music page to get a sample. 


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