The Ameripolitan Music Awards acknowledges those Artists whose music honors tradition while demonstrating exceptional originality, creativity, and musicianship. Through their work, Ameripolitan Music will ultimately be defined. Ameripolitan Music is a new music genre with prominent roots influence. It is broken into four related subcategories: Honky Tonk, Western Swing, Rockabilly and Outlaw. Some of last years' award winners were: Elizabeth Cook, Whitey Morgan and the 78s, Wayne Hancock, Rosie Flores, Asleep at the Wheel, Cindy Cashdollar , the Reverend Horton Heat and Dawn Sears.