Awards/Contests/Nominations

AWARDS:

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(2016) President’s Award 

The United States Association of Gospel Entertainers and Musicians (USAGEM) awarded Ann with the President’s Award for her years of service to the organization.

 

2015 Singer Songwriter Award

(2015) Singer/Songwriter of the Year 

The United States Association of Gospel Entertainers and Musicians (USAGEM) awarded Ann with Singer/Songwriter of the Year.

 

2012 Award Songwriter

(2012) ACGMA Songwriter Of The Year

The Alabama Country Gospel Music Association (ACGMA) awarded Ann and co-writer Ken Byford Songwriter Of The Year for their song Raise Your Voice, which they wrote for Brooklyn Holt to use as her theme song during her Raise Your Voice for Children fundraising events. Brooklyn raises money for children with terminal illnesses and for children with parents in jail.

2012 Award Video of the Year 2 2012 Award Video of the Year

(2012) Rene’ & Edie Jones won ICGMA Video of the Year for Ann’s song “Bible By Her Bed” 

The International Country Gospel Music Association awarded Rene’ & Edie Jones with Video of the Year for their “Bible By Her Bed” video during the 56th Annual Gold Cross Awards Show held at the Civic Center in West Plains, Missouri.  The song, “Bible By Her Bed” was written by Ann Hartmann.  Click here to watch the video.

2011 Award USAGEM Singer Songwriter

(2011) Singer / Songwriter of the Year

This is a “member” voted award. It was presented to Ann on November 19, 2011 by the United States Association of Gospel Entertainers and Musicians (USAGEM) at their annual awards show at the Texas Troubadour Theatre in Nashville, TN.

2011 Award ACGMA Inspiration(2011) Inspiration Award

The Alabama Country Gospel Music Association (ACGMA) presented Ann with their Inspiration Award. Ann was honored to know she is inspiring others.

2009 Award USAGEM Songwriter(2009) Songwriter of the Year

This is a “member” voted award. It was presented to Ann on November 21, 2009 by the United States Association of Gospel Entertainers and Musicians (USAGEM) at their annual awards show. 2009 marked the first year for USAGEM to offer a “Songwriter of the Year” award, so Ann feels especially honored to be their first.

Award USAGEM Saffire(2006) Sapphire Award

This is a “Board of Directors” selected award presented to Ann by the United States Association of Gospel Entertainers and Musicians (USAGEM). This award is presented to the person who has shown great participation without any accolades. They have supported USAGEM in every way. They have been faithful in attendance, traveling a great distance to participate in all functions.

2000 Award Co-Songwriter

(2000) Most Promising Co-Songwriter of the Year – Traditional Gospel Division

This award was presented to Ann’s co-writer Ken Byford by the North American Country Music Association, Int’l (NACMAI) at their yearly convention in Pigeon Forge, TN. Ann was not able to attend, so Ken accepted the award for both himself and Ann.

1999 Award Female Vocalist 1999 Award Entertainer of the Year

(1999) Female Entertainer of the Year & Most Promising Female Vocalist – Traditional Gospel Division

These awards were presented to Ann by the North American Country Music Association, Int’l (NACMAI) at their annual convention in Pigeon Forge, TN. These awards are very special to Ann, as they gave her the encouragement to pursue her music career.

CONTESTS:

(2010) “Runner Up” in Singing News / Solid Gospel Songwriter Search

Ann was one of five runners up in the 3rd annual Singing News / Solid Gospel Songwriter Search. For more information visit their websites: Singing News / Solid Gospel.

NOMINATIONS:

(2015) Christian Country Crown Jewel

The United States Association of Gospel Entertainers and Musicians (USAGEM) placed Ann in the top 5 nominees for this category

(2014) Singer/Songwriter of the Year, Christian Country Crown Jewel, and Female Vocalist of the Year 

The United States Association of Gospel Entertainers and Musicians (USAGEM) placed Ann in the top 5 nominees for three categories

(2013) Singer/Songwriter of the Year

The United States Association of Gospel Entertainers and Musicians (USAGEM) placed Ann in the top 5 nominees for Singer/Songwriter of the Year

(2012) Christian Country Crown Jewel and Singer/Songwriter of the Year

The United States Association of Gospel Entertainers and Musicians (USAGEM) placed Ann in the top 5 nominees for Christian Country Crown Jewel and Singer/Songwriter of the Year

(2011) Female Vocalist

The United States Association of Gospel Entertainers and Musicians (USAGEM) placed Ann in the top 5 nominees for Female Vocalist.

(2010) Songwriter of the Year & Female Vocalist

The United States Association of Gospel Entertainers and Musicians (USAGEM) placed Ann in the top nominees for Songwriter of the Year and Female Vocalist.

(2008) Christian Country Crown Jewel and Soloist of the Year

The United States Association of Gospel Entertainers and Musicians (USAGEM) placed Ann in the top 5 nominees for Christian Country Crown Jewel and Soloist of the Year.

(2007) Christian Country Crown Jewel , Soloist of the Year, and Song of the Year

The United States Association of Gospel Entertainers and Musicians (USAGEM) placed Ann in the top 5 nominees for Christian Country Crown Jewel , Soloist of the Year, and Song of the Year (based on Ann’s song “Tending To Todd”, which she co-wrote with Lynn Fox of The Fox Brothers).

(2006) Songwriter of the Year

The Christian Country Music Association (CCMA) nominated Ann for Songwriter of the Year.

(2006) Female Songwriter

The Country Gospel Music Guild (CGMG) nominated Ann for Female Songwriter.