In 2009, Gaylynn received global recognition for her songwriting and vocals with her release, Love & Heartache(Rufus Records 2008); a 10 song tour de force heralding rave reviews worldwide and meriting nominations for Female Vocalist of The Year from the Texas Music Awards and also for Western Swing Song of the Year from the Academy of Western Artists for her song “Call Back My Heart Texas Moon”.
Gaylynn’s previous release, Songs By A West Texas Songstress(Rufus Records 2006), presented a calling card to a worldwide audience, earning her a loyal following. In 2007, two singles from the album hit #3 and #22 on the European country music charts and remained on the charts for over 20 weeks. This album also resulted in her receiving two nominations in 2007 from the Academy of Western Artists for "Pure Country Female Vocalist" and "Pure Country Song".
This native Texan is an audaciously independent artist who exhibits an indisputable connection to her audience whether live or through her recordings. Her music is distributed through various mainstream online merchants.
Some of Gaylynn’s Music Accolades
2009 Academy of Western Artists Western Swing Song of the Year Nominee
2009 Texas Music Awards Female Vocalist of The Year Nominee
2007 Academy of Western Artists Pure Country Female Vocalist of the Year Nominee
2007 Academy of Western Artists Pure Country Song of The Year Nominee
Billy Bob's Texas Honky Tonk Hero Contest Central Texas Finalist
True Value Jimmy Dean Country Showdown Winner
Kerrville Folk Festival's New Folk Artist Finalist
Billboard Magazine's World Song Contest Award Recipient
SESAC Song Awards Recipient Austin Songwriter's Group Awards Award Recipient