Freeform Americana Roots(FAR) DJs' Female Artist for 2012 : Iris DeMent * Janis Martin * Rosie Flores * Kelly Hogan * Leyla Fences * Lindi Ortega * Tif Ginn * Karen Collins * Chelle Rose * Gretchen Peters * Katya Chorover
"Parallel Lines", a co-write with Geff King was played on NPR's Car Talk 7/28/12.
"On the Beltway" was played on NPR's Car Talk 7/8/12.
May 20, 2012- "She Dreams" is played on NPR's Car Talk
"She Dreams" from the new CD was a Top 5 Winner in the 13th Annual Great American Song Contest
No Yodeling On The Radio - #2 on the FAR chart for March
#6 on the FAR Chart for April 2012
Karen Collins & The Backroads Band - new CD "No Yodeling on the Radio" - Released March 2012
Patsy Cline & EmmyLou Harris Tribute - Creative Alliance at the Patterson was a sold out success. Singers Karen Collins, Marti Brom, Arty Hill, Dede Wyland & Linda Nelson- 4/10/10
Blue Moon Cowgirls' I Love You Honey on Car Talk - 10/3/09
2008 Wammie for Trad. Folk Duo/Group: Squeeze Bayou
Karen's Song - Highway of Love on Car Talk - March 2008
Karen's Song - Tail Light Blues on Car Talk - July 2008