East Texas Music Awards

The 2019 Venue


Voting for the East Texas Music Awards has reached half a million fan votes since 2011. As reported by NBC, FOX, and CBS affiliates, the music filtering throughout Texas came together for once again for the multi-genre annual ETX Music Awards on September 15, 2019.

The Awards

East Texas Music Awards - The Purple Hulls accept an award from Kadie Lynn and Nathan Hunnicutt

Recipients have been announced for 2019. Previous winners include Don Henley, Kidd Kraddick, Curtis Grimes, Wes Jeans, Kayla Reeves, Kadie Lynn, Ally Venable, Los Guerreros de la Musica, Sarah Hobbs, Exalt, and much more.

Award Recipients

Be There


The East Texas Music scene is full of incredible working musicians, producers, engineers, and venue owners. Whether you're looking for a small, intimate setting or a large outdoor festival, East Texas has is all. Experience the best of East Texas at the East Texas Music Awards!

About Us


Starting in 2010, Nathan Hunnicutt began to promote regional music here in East Texas.  The first East Texas Music Awards were granted in 2011 and the first red carpet event began in 2012, held at K.E. Bushman's Celebration Center in Bullard, Texas. The event moved to the Gilmer Civic Center for 2018, and in 2019 moved to The Texan: A Landmark Venue in Athens, Texas.