Cheyenne country artist, Sean Curtis has been nominated for the national Taste of Country Hometown Risers competition dedicated to highlighting local, rising talent. Curtis performs along the front range and beyond with his band, Sean Curtis and the DivideHis song "Nowhere Road" is listed as the entry for the competition, which can be voted on until June 18th.

The winner will receive airtime on the nationally-syndicated Taste of Country Nights radio show and a featured interview on Taste of Country. "Every star you hear on the radio today was once a bright light in small-town country America," says the Taste of Country voting page, and we couldn't agree more.

We had a chance to chat with Sean Curtis about his nomination, check out the interview below.