Roys, The


  • From Fitchburg, Massachusetts and also lived in Coal Branch, New Brunswick, Canada. Now live in Nashville.
  • A brother/sister duo featuring Lee and Elaine Roy.
  • 2009, 2010, won Inspirational Country Music (ICM) Award for Duo of the Year.
  • 2010, recorded their first bluegrass album called “Right Back at You.” Subsequently signed with Rural Rhythm Records.
  • 2011, signed with ValCom Studios to produce their own 30-minute weekly variety TV show “Roots and Music with the Roys.”
  • 2011, released Lonesome Whistle album (Rural Rhythm).
  • 2012, released New Day Dawning album (Rural Rhythm).
  • 2012, won ICM Award for Song of the Year, “I Wonder What God’s Thinking.”
  • 2013, released Gypsy Runaway Train album (Rural Rhythm).
  • 2014, released The View album (Rural Rhythm).
  • 2014, won their 4th ICM Award for Bluegrass Artist of the Year (also won in 2011, 2012, and 2013).
  • 2023, after a long hiatus, Elaine Roy signed with Grace Records Nashville for a solo project. Lee has been driving tour buses.