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Country Queer All-Star Poll Nominees

Voting Now Open In Eight Categories

Welcome to the inaugural Country Queer All-Star Poll, y’all. The staff of Country Queer, after due deliberation and a minimum of bloodshed, has arrived at the final list of nominees in each of eight categories.

Now the choice is in your hands. Take a gander at the nominees and cast your ballot here. Voting ends on December 9. (If you’re not sure which artist to vote for, we have helpfully provided a playlist at the end of this article. We’ve also linked to CQ pieces on each artist to further acquaint you with their work.)

[Sound: drum roll.] And the nominees for the 2020 Country Queer All-Star Poll are:

Artist of the Year:

Album of the Year:

Song of the Year:

New Artist of the Year:

Music Video of the Year:

Songwriter of the Year:

Instrumentalist of the Year:

Lifetime Achievement:


Here’s a Spotify playlist to get you reacquainted with some of the artists. Don’t forget to vote by Dec. 9!

Special thanks to Sydney Miller, our Associate Editor, who dreamed this thing up and drove it the whole way. Thanks, Syd!

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