News Release! Allen & Jill are current International Western Music Association (IWMA) Top 5 Nominees for 2021 Duo-Group of the Year! Watch for news from the IWMA Awards to be held at Hotel Albuquerque in Old Town on Saturday, November 14th, 2021. Congratulations to all the Finalist Nominees for a job well done!
2020 - Academy of Western Artists (AWA) Western Duo/Group Of The Year Award Winner! AWA Awards Show, August 13, 2020, Fort Worth, Texas
2019 - Allen and Jill were Inducted into the Legends of Dakota Country Music Hall of Fame in Sioux Falls, SD on April 28th, 2019!
2020 - Awarded South Dakota Humanities Scholars 2020!
2019 - "Allen and Jill Cowboy Classics" CD National Traditional Country Music Association, Rural Roots Commission, Awarded 2019 Traditional Western CD Of The Year Award!
2019 - "Sunrise On The Prairie" CD National Traditional Country Music Association, Rural Roots Commission, Awarded 2018 Traditional Western CD Of The Year Award!
2018 - Western Way Magazine Western Music Song "Sunrise On The Prairie", written by Allen Kirkham, debuted at #1 on Western Music Radio as reported by DJs, Jan-Mar 2018. Our first #1 song on radio!
2018 - Western Way Magazine, Top 30 Western-Cowboy CDs "Sunrise On The Prairie" debuted at #4 on Western Music Radio, Jan-Mar 2018. It stayed in the Top 30 for 18 months!
2016 - Academy of Western Artists (AWA) Duo/Group of the Year Nominee Finalist