Independent Superstars Hall of Fame Inductee - Two songs on 2009 Grammy ballot - Six No. 1 country hits in the UK - No. 1 artist on Roots Music Report - No. 1 artist on Indie Folk Charts - Three-time American Songwriting Awards winner - Hollywood Songwriting Awards winner - “Christmas Without You” named among “Top 25 Christmas Songs of All-Time” by Sweden’s largest daily newspaper, Dagens Nyheter - “Songs from the Valley” named “Classic Country CD of the Year 2016”
 by the Rural Roots Music Commission - 13 studio CDs