Henderson, TX -- (SBWIRE) -- 08/25/2017 -- Cody Wayne wins the 2017 Entertainer Of The Year and Contributor Of The Year award Sunday during the Big Star 97 Music Awards.
Radio personality Candice Renee Wagner. Candice explained the Contributor Of The Year Award is giving to someone special. We pick a artist/band that steps up every time we have a benefit and volunteers to play either full band or acoustic. This person will drive out of there way and drive 100's if miles to donate there time. Fan based votes rewarded Cody Wayne with Entertainer Of The Year. It's not every performer who can keep the crowd on their feet for a solid show, but then again, Cody Wayne isn't like any other performer. The message is clear: Cody Wayne will make a name for himself in the County Music scene. Wayne's record-setting year continues with another sparkling highlight for Wayne causes a revolution by winning two awards at "THE BIG STAR 97 AWARDS". Wayne's acceptance speech started with "People, tonight this is what it's all about. It could not have ended better for me. We are so lucky to be part of this thing called country music! "It's what I love, it's what I do, it's what I live for, so thank you for loving it too." Wayne quoted his hero, Little Jimmy Dickens: 'If you see a turtle on a fence post, it had help getting there.' I feel just like a turtle on a fence post right now.
Thank you so much to my bandmates Billy Rasnake, Brandon Pinkerton, Trent Procell, Justin Smith and my Manger/Wife Tamra McClendon. Wayne summed up while accepting his Awards. "This year has been unbelievable, and I can't imagine doing this with anyone other than my bandmates and wife/manager". The Big Star 97 Awards is a production of the Big Star 97 & The Bull 103. Philip Cordner is the Executive Producer, Candice Renee Wagner, Robin Kidd Corder, Rock Johnson, Kat Garza and Julian Chi is the team of Big Star 97 Awards.
About Cody Wayne
Cody Wayne is a country artist out of the East Texas area. Wayne has released numerous singles to country airwaves. Following the ascension of his most recent single, "Fly High" To # 24 on the country charts "Fly High" remained on the top 50 for six months, Cody Wayne has selected "Addicted" as his next single. The latest single by Wayne "Addicted" finds Wayne telling a story about A small town love.