Pickup Country KNIM’s Country Showdown

Congrats to our 12 finalist!

  • William Eimer
  • Mckenna Liles
  • Shelby Bever
  • Sydney Billings
  • Crimson Ruttenberg
  • Lindsey Barnes
  • Drew Miller
  • Josh Daniels
  • Codi Nuckulls
  • Jesse Blanchard
  • This Side of Normal
  • William Kampa

They will go on to compete at the Nodaway County Fair Saturday, July 20th for $500 and to move on to the regionals.

Northwest Cell Fan Favorite Award: Lonia Bowen


  • Prelims will split participants in half and take place June 9th and June 16th at 5pm at Donaldson Westside Park before Concerts in the Park band perform
  • The top 12 will move on to perform at the Nodaway County Fair on July 20th
  • Winner gets $500 and moves on to Regionals
  • Country Showdown winner receives an artist development deal

The 37th Annual Country Showdown is America’s largest Country music talent show. It’s designed to find the most promising country music talent in the nation and to give these performers a chance to launch their professional music careers. The Country Showdown has helped launched the careers of some today’s biggest stars!

Former winners include:

  • Garth Brooks
  • Martina McBride
  • Luke Bryan
  • Chris Young
  • Billy Dean
  • Sara Evans      


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