iHeartCountry: BIG 97.9 celebrated the best in country music at their annual Rocky Mountain Country Music Awards in February at the Union Colony Civic Center in Greeley. The star-studded event welcomed musicians and celebrities from around the region, including Colorado native Clare Dunn and local favorites Craig Campbell, Chancey Williams, Ned Ledoux and many more. This year’s winners not only received a coveted belt buckle, but they also received a customized cooler from OtterBox. Among the awards was Clare Dunn, Female Vocalist of the Year; Ned Ledoux, Male Vocalist of the Year; Chancey Williams, Entertainer of the Year; and “Long Haul” by Ian Munsick, Song of the Year. 

 –Photos by Randy Owens Photography.