Digital & Live Event 13 Nov - 14 Dec

The 2nd annual Rare Country Awards honor the year’s best in country music as determined by Rare Country fans. The Rare Country Awards celebrate the authenticity of country music and the undeniable connection between country artists and their fans.

Fan Based

Winners, nominees and categories are influenced and determined by Rare Country fans who will cast their votes online and on social media.

Artist Connection

Artists engage with their fans through social media creating a true fan experience.

2016 By the Numbers

  • 2 Million
    Video Views
  • 1 Million
    Page Views on RareCountry.com
  • 1 Million Votes
  • Over
    80 Million Social Impressions
2016 CATEGORIES & WINNERS
Rare Country 2016 Female artist of the Year - Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood Female artist of the Year

Rare Country 2016 Male artist of the Year - Blake Shelton

Blake Shelton Male artist of the Year

Rare Country 2016 Duo/Group of the Year - Joey + Rory Feek

Joey + Rory Feek Duo/Group of the Year

Rare Country 2016 Grand Ole Opry Moment of the Year - Scotty Mccreery

Scotty Mccreery Grand Ole Opry Moment of the Year

Rare Country 2016 New Artist of the Year - Kane Brown

Kane Brown New Artist of the Year

Rare Country 2016 Humanitarian of the Year - Charlie Daniels

Charlie Daniels Humanitarian of the Year

Rare Country 2016 Tour of the Year - Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood Tour of the Year

Rare Country 2016 Story of the Year - Blake Shelton

Blake Shelton Story of the Year

Rare Country 2016 Fan Moment of the Year - Miranda Lambert

Miranda Lambert Fan Moment of the Year