See a Branson show and enjoy the best entertainment in town!

Decision fatigue? With dozens of amazing shows in Branson, the struggle is real! Just looking at the number of brochures on a rack or a ticket website can be dizzying. You know they’re all good, but you have to narrow it down.

A good place to start is the awards shows receive. The Branson Tri-Lakes News reported that the 31st Annual Terry Awards were presented on Sept. 26, 2021. Additionally, the Branson Show Awards hosted its ceremony on Aug. 29 and awards were presented to winners from 30 categories.

Congrats to these great shows, and to all of Branson's world-class entertainers!

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2021 Terry Award Winners

Female Vocalist of the Year — Megan Mabe

Production Show of the Year — Clay Cooper’s Country Express

Little Big Show of the Year — Melody Hart Family & Friends

Steel Player of the Year — Greg Moody

Fiddle Player of the Year — Nathan Agdeppa

Instrumentalist of the Year — Jamie Haage

Comedian of the Year — Terry Wayne Sanders

Keyboard Player of the Year — Tracy Heaston

Vocal Duo of the Year — Shane Vorhaben & Heather Gentry

Drummer of the Year — Jimmy Hyde

Vocal Group of the Year — New South

Gospel Group of the Year — Absolutely Country/Definitely Gospel

Band of the Year — Nashville Roadhouse Live

Entertainer of the Year — Dean Z

Male Vocalist of the Year — George Dyer

Tribute Show of the Year — Fleetwood Mac Dreams

Matinee Show of the Year —  Mike Walker-Lasting Impressions

Show of the Year — Grand Jubilee

Morning Show of the Year — Doug Gabriel

Bass Player of the Year — Marty Wilhite

Lead Guitar Player of the Year — Josh Carroll

Living Legend Award — Mary Lou Turner

Pioneer Award — Howard Hale

Humanitarian of the Year — Brenda Meadows 

Lifetime Achievement Award — The Lennon Sisters

Lifetime Achievement Award — Mickey Gilley

Lifetime Achievement Award — Johnny Lee

Texas Pioneer Award — Rob Dixon Watkins

Texas Pioneer Award — Kelly Luker


2021 Branson Show Awards Winners

Evening Show of the Year — Hughes Music Show

Morning Show of the Year — Doug Gabriel Show

Matinee Show of the Year — #1 Hits of the 60s

Tribute Show of the Year — Back to The Bee Gees 

Comedy Show of the Year — Comedy Jamboree

Family Show of the Year — Jesus-Sight & Sound Theatre

New Show of the Year — Melody Hart Family & Friends

Gospel Show of the Year — Absolutely Country/Definitely Gospel 

Patriotic Salute of the Year — All Hands on Deck 

Vocal Group of the Year — Pierce Arrow

Duet of the Year — Michael & Jen Frost 

Entertainers of the Year — Grand Jubilee

Dance Troupe of the Year — Clay Cooper Country Express Dancers 

Band of the Year  — Rhinestone Mafia  

Instrumentalist of the Year — Jamie Haage (Grand Country)

Lead Guitar of the Year  — Dino Strunk  (Melody Hart Family & Friends)

Bass/Upright of the Year — Bryan Lawson (Blue Contagion)

Drummer of the Year — Paul Oney (Branson Star Theater)

Violinist of the Year — Amy Dutton (The Duttons)

Fiddler of the Year — Wayne Massengale (Melody Hart Family & Friends)

Steel Player of the Year — Gene Mulvaney (Grand Jubilee)

Keyboard Player of the Year — Scott Roberts (Faith’s Journey/Absolutely Country, Definitely Gospel)

Tribute Artist of the Year — Keith Allynn (Neil Diamond Tribute)

Impressionist of the Year — Matt Gumm (Matt Gumm & Company)

Comedian of the Year — Terry Wayne Sanders

Emcee of the Year — Mike Patrick (Grand Country)

Illusionist of the Year — Reza (Reza Edge of Illusion)

Female Vocalist of the Year — Georgina Holiday (The Outlaw Eagles Tribute Show)

Male Vocalist of the Year — Doug Gabriel (Doug Gabriel Show)

Male Entertainer of the Year — Stevie Lee Woods (Nashville Roadhouse Live)

Female Entertainer of the Year — CJ Newsom (CJ Newsom’s Classic Country and Comedy)