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2016 Nashville Universe Awards 

Information Page

To Nominate or Vote in the 2016 Nashville Universe Awards you must be a member of NashvilleUniverse.com.  Please confirm the artist that you are nominating has met the criteria for the category you are nominating for.  Please check back here frequently for updates and instructions.

Performers for the show will be chosen from finalists and special guests.

Nominations

Categories and Requirements (nominations have not started)

Entertainer of the Year(Confirmed 100 dates in past 12mos)

Vocal Group of the Year (2 or more vocalists)

DUO of the Year

Female Vocalist 

Male Vocalist

Rising Star

Song of the Year

Songwriter of the Year

Radio Single of the Year

Music Video of the Year (Video must be on Youtube)

Musician of the Year (List Instrument)

Music Videographer of the Year

Producer of the Year

Manager of the Year

Publisher of the Year

Promoter of the Year

Publicist of the Year

Music Organization (Can not be Nashville Universe)

Music Network of the Year

Radio Personality of the Year

Radio Station of the Year

Radio Network of the Year

Fashion Designer

Venue of the Year

Observatory Award (Music Video Contest)

Record Label of the Year

Music Publisher of the Year

Tour Manager of the Year

Recording Studio of the Year

Rehearsal Venue of the Year

Favorite Restaurant After a Writing Gig

Motion Picture of the Year

Nominations will begin sometime after CMAfest 2016

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2015 Nashville Universe Award Winners

Entertainer of the Year - 2 Steel Girls

Female Vocalist - Carmen Brandy

Male Vocalist - Michael Moore of Southern Push

Vocal Group - 3 Lanes Crossing

DUO - Trailer Choir

Rising Star - Avenue Beat

Promoter - Nashville Flip Side

Manager - TineMarie Holland

Radio Station - VRadio Nashville

Radio Personality - Justin Reed

Record Label - Big Machine

Publisher - Sony/ATV

Recording Studio - Sweet Song Nashville

Song - "Forward" 2 Steel Girls

Songwriter - Wendy Wood

Video - "We're All Brothers" Lucas Ciliberti

Videographer - The Beauty of Music

Observatory - Double Barrel

Country Music Organization - CMA

Producer - Doc Holiday

Musician - Todd Taylor

Trailblazer - Dee Jay Silver

TOP 5 Nominees For the 2015 Nashville Universe Awards

Entertainer of the Year 

Don Woods

2 Steel Girls

Gibson Cage

3 Lanes Crossing

Trailer Choir

Male Vocalist of the Year

Troy Hoss

Kevin Klein

Michael Moore

Chris Rogers

Tom Dixon

Female Vocalist of the Year

Amy Rose

Keeghan Nolan

Carmen Brandy

Taylor Parks

Jolina Carl

Vocal Group of the Year

The Southern Experience Band

Darrin Morris Band

Phoenix Drive

3 Lanes Crossing

The Plott Hounds

DUO of the Year

100 Miles Gone

2 Steel Girls

Trailer Choir

Double Barrel

Matt Williams / Alyssa Morrisey

Songwriter of the Year

Jo Ann Bullard

Katlyn Lowe

Chad Triplett

Salina Viktoria

Wendy Wood

Song of the Year

The Suitcase - Garrett Steele

Forward - 2 Steel Girls

Kick Start This Party - Tom Dixon

Whiskey Melody - Don Woods

The Cheatin' Song - 3 Lanes Crossing

Video of the Year

Southern Prince Charming - Victoria Leigh

We're All Brothers - Lucas Ciliberti

Sycamore Tree - Carmen Brandy

Three Beers Later - Wesley Spangler

Honestly - Southern Push

Videographer of the Year

Kenny Lee Productions

Zach Pirolli

Lance Goodman / Sherri Justice - The Beauty of Music

The Snares

T.M. Garret

Rising Star Award

Lucas Ciliberti

Avenue Beat (Sam, Sami & Savana)

Sara Ann

Samantha Laporta

Just Bcuz

Promoter / Publicist of the Year

Sue Walton Promotions

Carmen Mullins Lund

Nashville Flip Side

Lee Cherry Entertainment

Peggy Mercer Worldwide

Manager of the Year

LC Music Management

Tina Marie Holland

Michael Stover

Gunter Hildebrand

Dan Zentz

Producer of the Year

Doc Holiday

Dennis Money

Trey Bruce

Buddy Hyatt

Sherri Justice

Musician of the Year

Carl Lindquist - Guitar

Mike Moody - Bass

Destin Miles - Drums

Todd Taylor - Banjo

Cody James - Steel Guitar

Publishing Company of the Year

Sony/ATV

Peggy Mercer Publishing

Love Monkey

Wren Song Publishing

Carnival Music Publishing

Country Music Organization

CMA

SESAC

ASCAP

ACM

NSAI

Record Label of the Year

Big Machine

Mega International 

Warner Bros

Universal Music Group

Old Rocking Chair Records

Recording Studio of the Year

Blackbird Studios

Tracking Room

Sweet Song Nashville

Sound Kitchen Studios

Quad Sound

Radio Station of the Year

VRadio Nashville

Country Blast Radio

88.3 Murfreesboro

NFOTUSA Soldiers Speak Radio

Music Road Radio

Radio Personality of the Year

Josie Passantino

Mick Womack

Justin Reed

Tim Kelly

Howie Garoutte

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CATEGORIES

Entertainer of the Year

Male Vocalist of the Year

Female Vocalist of the Year

Vocal Group of the Year

DUO of the Year

Songwriter of the Year

Song of the Year

Video of the Year

Videographer of the Year

Shooting Star Award

Promoter/Publicist of the Year

Manager of the Year

Producer of the Year

Musician of the Year

Publishing Company of the Year

Country Music Organization

Record Label of the Year

Recording Studio of the Year

Radio Station of the Year

Radio Personality of the Year

Observatory Award (Music / Film)

CURRENT NOMINATIONS

Entertainer of the Year

Gibson Cage 

Kevin Klein

Kenny Lee

Trailer Choir

Katlyn Lowe

Tom Dixon

Marshall Dane

Doug Briney

Hicks

Josey Jones

Josey Milner

Ed Gary

Cissie Lynn

Wendy Wood

Amy Rose

Jiggley Jones

Amber Jean Carman

2 Steel Girls

Double Barrel

Chad Triplett

Paul "PEZ"  Zukowski

Edgar White

TBone Edward

Timothy Chance Band

Richard Lynch

Brandon Bailey

Ryan Weaver

8 Ball Aiken

John-Robert Lee Rimel

Phoenix Drive

Living Edge

Layce Whitworth

Lucas Ciliberti

Hollywood Yates

Todd Taylor

Don Woods

Greg Shirley

Ray Powers

Sara Ann

Southern Experience

100 Miles Gone

Ben Rush

Darrin Morris

Southern Push

Cody Wayne

Tall Timber

Tony Corrales

Angel Steel

Ciera MacKenzie

Denny Smith

Salina Viktoria

Lily Nelsen

Jerry Jay Thomas

Garrett Steele

Jillian Kohr

John Richards Trio

Wes Spangler

Wayne Jacobs

Joe Bayer

Wesley Spangler

Angel Steel

Garrett Steele

3 Lanes Crossing

David Whalen

Lee Sims

Nelly Black

Shane Shaw

Sawdust Road

Bo Daniels

Chris Rogers

Destin Miles

 

Male Vocalist of the Year

Kevin Klein

Kenny Lee

Travis Wayne

Michael Moore

Jim Cato

TBone Edward

Dr. Paul

Doug Kershaw

Doug Briney

Tom Dixon

Gibson Cage

Scott Wyatt

Jordan Green

Hicks

Marshall Dane

Ed Gary

Bobby Johnson

Jiggley Jones

Steve Bryson

Troy Hoss

Paul Nantz

Jimmy Parker

Prevo Rodgers

Danny Shain

Ben Rush

T. Jae Christian

Terry Kiplinger

Tony Watson

Ray Powers

Timothy Chance

Chris Cox

Richard Lynch

Brandon Bailey

Ryan Weaver

Pete O'Brien

Prevo Rodgers, Jr.

Nick Nichols

Darrin Morris

Layce Whitworth

Danny Camp

Don Woods

Greg Shirley

Ray Powers

Canaan James

Kurt Fortmeyer

Cody Wayne

Chris Smith

Matt Rogers

Don Allen

Denny Smith

TJ Leonard

Mark Regula

Ed Roman

Jerry Jay Thomas

Garrett Steele

Jimmy Miles

Fred Myers

Shane Shaw

Wes Spangler

Wayne Jacobs

Joe Bayer

Brian Martin

Wesley Spangler

Garrett Steele

David Whalen

Lee Sims

Henry Eye

Wes Hayes

Jordan Carter

Bo Daniels

Chris Rogers

Hank Grant

 

Female Vocalist of the Year

Debby Smith

Andrea Ortega

Missy Garnett

Shelia Clark

Carmen Brandy

Terri Matern

Samantha Porta

Katlyn Lowe

Sara Ann

Josey Milner

Alma Sibley

Danielle Rancie

Cissie Lynn

Wendy Wood

Becca Lee

Miranda Joy Willmore

Lynn Easterly

Erica Rebinski

Cindy Larson

Amy Rose

Deidre Bentley

Gail Carson

Meredith Shaw

Deborah Smoot

Olivia France

Amber Jean Carman

Lacy Jay Syler

Lisa Rau

Danielle Rancie

Michelle Willis

Salina Viktoria

Kristi Warner

Tracey Davis

Kendra Hope

Jo Ann Bullard

Bernadette Kathryn

Dani-elle Kleha

Jolina Carl

Renee Roberts

Emma Leigh

Nikki Briar

Kim Kennedy

Addy Taylor

Victoria Leigh

Lily Nelsen

Erica Nicole

Karoline Rhett

Jillian Kohr

Cheyenne West

Dani Fouts

Angel Steel

Katie Grant

Katja Picker

Nelly Black

Keeghan Nolan

Gitty Bauersfeld

Melissa Ramski

Mandy Shay

Angie Lynn Carter

Taylor Parks

Vocal Group of the Year

Battlefield Grey

Apex Revolution

WooHoo Band

Missy Garnett & The Two Dollar Pistols

The Mighty Ones

Sam, Sami & Savana

Cage & Focx with Todd Taylor

Western Avenue

South Bound Train

Mocking Bird Hill

The Snares

Living Edge

Just Bcuz

North Country Flyers

Sawdust Road

The Timothy Chance Band

Phoenix Drive

Darrin Morris Band

The Southern Experience Band

Becca N The Gin Hall Hustlers

2 Steel Girls

Southern Push

Ivory Tower Project

The Plott Hounds

3 Lanes Crossing

DUO of the Year

Trailer Choir

Just Bcuz

Neil Shaw & Steve Morris

Vladopus9

Garrison Green

Matt Williams / Alyssa Morrissey

Bradford Loomis / Beth Whitney

Haley & Michaels

Steve Charles & Wendy Wood

Double Barrel

The Snares

Kenny Lee & Sierra Cecil

2 Steel Girls

Todd Taylor & Mike Moody

Kelly n' Troy

100 Miles Gone

Cadillac Blue

Alma Sibley & Doc Holiday

Tall Timber

My Brother's Sister

Ivory Tower Project

Colt Buckelew & The Crossroads

Songwriter of the Year

Kevin Klein

Robin Nemati

Wendy Wood

Kenny Lee

Bradley Harmer

Katlyn Lowe

Scott Wyatt

Mick Womack

Sara Ann

Jiggley Jones

Hicks

Doug Matern

Doc Holiday

Salina Viktoria

Patrick Lucas

Erica Rebinski

Tammie S. Webb

Rick Norheim

Gail Carson

Patrick Ballantyne

Amber Jean Carman

Edgar White

Paul "PEZ"  Zukowski

Mark S. Kirchner

Terry Kiplinger

LaTania Wright

Chad Triplett

Brian Cole

Bobby Johnson

Pete O'Brien

Trae Edwards

Tom Dixon

Darrin Morris

Layce Whitworth

Danny Camp

Jo Ann Bullard

Ray Powers

Canaan James

Bernadette Kathryn

Kurt Fortmeyer

Vic Holdryn

Nick Nichols

Jackson Bowen

Cody Wayne

Chris Smith

Matt Rogers

Renea Roberts

Jimmy Yeary

Trader Bill

Suzie Sterling

Ryan Nelson

Carmen Lund

Kim Kennedy

Addy Taylor

Ciera MacKenzie

Alma Sibley

Carry Cunningham

Peggy Mercer

TJ Leonard

Mark Regula

Ed Roman

Sonny Lee

Lily Nelsen

Jerry Jay Thomas

Gable Bradley

Mary Ferraro

Brianna Ferraro

Noah Bodner

Shirley Perry

Jillian Kohr

Wes Spangler

Wayne Jacobs

Cheyenne West

Brian Martin

Wesley Spangler

David Norris

Angel Steel

Del T. Trolinder

Katy Ipu

David Whalen

Katie Grant

Rick Dayton

Nelly Black

Wes Hayes

Bo Daniels

Chris Rogers

Tennessee (Tommy) Johnson

Sheila Clark

Angie Lynn Carter

Destin Miles

Mary Justice Lucas

Song of the Year

We're All Brothers - Lucas Ciliberti

Sycamore Tree - Carmen Brandy

Millionaire - Shelia Clarke

Hell Ain't Got Nothing - Sam, Sami & Savana

Good Day To Be Alive - Kevin Klein

Play Outside - Amber Jean

My Heart Ain't Free - Katlyn Lowe

Me and This Bottle - Scott Wyatt

Too Much Thinking and Not Enough Drinking - TBone Edwards

Unknown Soldier - Doug Briney

Alcohol Abuse - Marshall Dane

Walk On Me - Jiggley Jones

End of the World - Danielle Rancie

I'm Coming Home Carolina - Dr. Paul

Bottle You Up - Eileen Carey

If Only - Steve Bryson

Thunder On The Mountain Butch Holler Moonshine - Cissie Lynn & Doug Kershaw

You Don't Know What It's Like - Steve Charles & Wendy Wood

Til I'm Through Loving You - Living Edge

Soon - Salina Viktoria

Cowboy Up - Sara Ann

Southern Girl - Mocking Bird Hill

Got To Me - Erica Rebinski

Forever Only You - Tammie S. Webb

Sunshine - Amy Rose

Wrestling with the Devil - Patrick Ballantyne

I Am On Fire For You - Deborah Ann Smoot

Two Cigarettes Out Of Memphis - J.K. Coltrain

Song For Mama - Carmen Lund

In The End - Amber Jean Carman

I Don't Twerk - Edgar White

Mamas Kitchen - Hicks

Lover On Her Mind - Terry Kiplinger

Southern Woman Loving - Chad Triplett

Wrestling With The Devil - Patrick Ballantyne

Naked Time - North Country Flyers

Down The Interstate - Tony Watson

1862 - Jordyn Pepper

Red Dress - Pete O'Brien

Forward - 2 Steel Girls

Moonshine - Prevo Rodgers, Jr.

Darkest Before The Dawn - Latania Wright

Kick Start This Party - Tom Dixon

Damn Good Day - Brian Grilli

Country To The Bone - Darrin Morris

Can't Rain Forever - Michelle Willis

Don't Go Crazy On Me Girl - Bobby Johnson

Tomboy - Layce Whitworth

Whiskey Melody - Don Woods

Hillbilly Girl - Greg Shirley

Ole Blue Truck - Jo Ann Bullard

Southern Prince Charming - Victoria Leigh

Pink Camo - Art Bentley

On My Skin - Canaan James

Everytime I Hear Your Name - Bernadette Kathryn

Whiskey Burn - 100 Miles Gone

Don't Close Your Eyes - Vic Hodroyd

High Cost Of Loving - Nick Nichols

Honestly - Southern Push

One Kiss - Ray Powers

Train Wreck - Cody Wayne

I Was Raised - Matt Rogers

Keep Calm Drink On - Chris Smith

My Place in Nashville Tennessee - Alma Sibley

Weighing Heavy On My Mind - Ben Rush

Honestly Me - Tall Timber

Old Guitar - Don Allen

I'll Drink To That - Double Barrel

Surburban White Trash - Samantha LaPorta

Not Your Memory - Sawdust Road

Daddy's Gonna Kill Him - Emma Leigh

Volunteer Soldier - Ciera MacKenzie

Right Amount Of Wrong - Carrie Cunningham & The Six Shooters

My Name - Ivory Tower Project

Comin My Way - Ed Roman

The Cumberland Gap - Paul PEZ Zukowski

Growing Up - Lily Nelsen

Cowgirls - Josey Milner

Southern Experience - The Southern Experience Band

That's The Way I Love You - Jerry Jay Thomas

Johnny's June - Gable Bradley

Southbound - The Plott Hounds

It's Coming Down - Erica Nicole

Country Born, American Made - Jimmy Miles

Immortal To The End - Jackson Bowen

Partying To Do - Terri Matern

Moonshine Money - Jillian Kohr

Brand New Good Old Days - Wes Spangler

Rocking The U.S.A. - Wayne Jacobs

Take It Like A Woman - Cheyenne West

Friendship On Fire - Brian Martin

Three Beers Later - Wesley Spangler

Variety Is The Spice Of Life - Tom Cat Norton

Chalklines - David Norris

What Freedom Means - Angel Steel

The Suitcase - Garrett Steele

The Cheatin' Song - 3 Lanes Crossing

Stand Up - David Whalen

Rag Top Baby - Lee Sims

Too Much Trouble For Today - Gitty

Angel Of Love - Rick Dayton

Yesterday - Wes Hayes

Down The Interstate - Tony Watson

I Can't Do That - Melissa Ramski

The Outlaw Song - Bo Daniels

Party On The Tailgate - Chris Rogers

You Still Love Me Dear - Tennessee (Tommy) Johnson

Changed - Brittany Marie

Rain On Me - Angie Lynn Carter

 

Video of the Year (Click Artist To Watch Their Video)

We're All Brothers - Lucas Ciliberti 

Sycamore Tree - Carmen Brandy

God's Country - Andrea Ortega

Out Of Our Minds - Kenny Lee & Sierra Cecil

Hell Ain't Got Nothing - Sam, Sami & Savana

Alcohol Abuse - Marshall Dane

Unknown Soldier - Doug Briney

Unreachable Dream - Hicks

Walk On Me - Jiggley Jones

End of the World - Danielle Rancie

What Do You Say? - Salina Viktoria

Southern Girl - Mocking Bird Hill

Sunshine - Amy Rose

Make Love Tonight - Matt Williams / Alyssa Morrissey

Naked Time - North Country Flyers

Down The Interstate - Tony Watson

Dizzy Love - Michelle Willis

Red Dress - Pete O'Brien

Thought I'd Be Home By Now - Jimmy Parker

So You - Layce Whitworth

Singin' For My Whiskey - Danny Camp

Whiskey Melody - Don Woods

Hillbilly Girl - Greg Shirley

Ole Blue Truck - Jo Ann Bullard

Southern Prince Charming - Victoria Leigh

Pink Camo - Art Bentley

Everytime I Hear Your Name - Bernadette Kathryn

Love Drunk - 100 Miles Gone

You Never Know - Jimmy Parker

Stand Your Ground - Renea Roberts

Good Day To Be Alive - Kevin B. Klein

My Place in Nashville Tennessee - Alma Sibley

Weighing Heavy On My Mind - Ben Rush

Maybe I Just Might - Kamber Cain

My Name - Ivory Tower Project

The Tough Go Shopping - Lynn Easterly

Comin My Way - Ed Roman

Growing Up - Lily Nelsen

Southbound - The Plott Hounds

Country Born, American Made - Jimmy Miles

Moonshine Money - Jillian Kohr

Anna - Pete Rose

Three Beers Later - Wesley Spangler

The Cheatin' Song - 3 Lanes Crossing

What Freedom Means - Angel Steel

Stand Up - David Whalen

Rag Top Baby - Lee Sims

I Can't Do That - Melissa Ramski

One Kiss - Ray Powers

Not Your Memory - Sawdust Road

Changed - Brittany Marie

The Wish - Rose Angelica

Videographer of the Year

Kenny Lee Productions 

Harry Jarvis

The Snares

Beauty Of Music - Sherri Justice/Lance Goodman

Zach Pirolli

T.M. Garret

Shooting Star Award 

Redneck Show

Sam, Sami & Savana

Apex Revolution

Lucas Ciliberti

Carmen Brandy

Samantha Laporta

Sara Ann

Marshall Dane

Josey Milner

Hicks

Doug Briney

Jiggley Jones

Matt Williams

Danielle Rancie

Jordan Green

Paul Nantz

Mocking Bird Hill

Erica Rebinski

Just Bcuz

Edgar White

Michelle Willis

Chris Cox

Pete O'Brien

Tom Dixon

Danny Camp

Jo Ann Bullard

Megan Pennington

Bernadette Kathryn

Tegan

Alma Sibley

Tall Timber

Denny Smith

Emma Leigh

Shane Shaw

Ciera MacKenzie

Victoria Leigh

Katlyn Lowe

My Brother's Sister

Deborah Ann Smoot

Lily Nelsen

Salina Viktoria

The Plott Hounds

Erica Nicole

Jimmy Miles

Karoline Rhett

Terri Matern

Jerry Jay Thomas

Kristin Graafsma

Jillian Kohr

Wes Spangler

Cheyenne West

Brian Martin

Taylor Parks

Melissa Ramski

Nelly Black

Sawdust Road

Tommy Wilson

Promoter/Publicist of the Year

Paul Mac

Sue Walton Promotions

Charlie Wayne Felts Promotions

Carmen Mullins Lund

MTS Promotions

Mai Larsen

Chico and Bman

J.K. Coltrain

Katie Schnorrbusch

Randy Hayford - Twang Thang Music

Nashville Flip Side

Anja Kristin Krone

Peggy Mercer Worldwide

Linne Black

Lee Cherry Entertainment

Judy Ruston

Gunter Hildebrand

Justin Reed

Sherri Justice

Manager of the Year

Sue Walton

Charlie Wayne Felts

Michael Stover

Amber Rockwell

Dan Zentz

Lee Cherry

Nashville Flip Side

LC Music Management

Ansel Davis

Linne Black

Tina Marie Holland

T.M. Garret

Eleftherios Mavros

Gunter Hildebrand

Producer of the Year

Kenny Lee

Doc Holiday

Anthony Focx

Matt Newcomb

David Batts

Sherri Justice 

Timothy Chance

Dennis Money

Ray Powers

Nashville Flip Side

Buddy Hyatt

Trey Bruce

T. Jae Christian

Steven B. Riley

Jerry Jay Thomas

T.M. Garret

David Norris

Musician of the Year

Carl Lindquist - Guitar

Cody James McKinney - Steel Guitar

Todd Taylor - Banjo

Doug Briney - Guitar

Matthew Snare - Banjo

Neil Shaw - Guitar

Mike Moody - Bass

Nick Nichols - Keyboards

Alyssa Scartozzi - Guitar

Brian Grilli - Guitar

Chris Smith - Guitar

Troy Hoss - Guitar

Nir Z - Drums

Ryan Nelson - Guitar

Andy Obrien - Drums

Ronnie David - Guitar

Tbone Edwards - Harmonica

Tom Dixon - Guitar

Destin Miles - Drums

John Richards - Guitar

Publishing Company of the Year

Juanita Ford Publishing

Sony/ATV

Jerrine Music, Inc.

Peggy Mercer Publishing, BMI

Paul PEZ Zukowski Music Publishing, ASCAP

Norrisong Productions

Wren Song Publishing

Carnival Music

Country Music Organization

ASCAP

BMI

SESAC

CMA

ACM

NSAI

Record Label of the Year

Mega International

Powerspin Records

Big Machine

CMG Records 

MTS Records

Decible Records Nashville

Colt Records

Universal Music Group

Warner Bros Records

Pitchy Women Music Group

Mid South Music Records

Little Elephant Records

The Old Rocking Chair Records

Recording Studio of the Year

Sweet Song Nashville

Blackbird Studios

Sweet Song  Nashville

Sound Kitchen Studios

Funhouse Studios

Tracking Room

Quad Sound

Omni Studios

Norrisong Productions

Radio Station of the Year

Clays Country 

VRadio Nashville

Country Blast Radio

KSBT Radio

Music Road Radio

Fishing Country Now

Cowgirl Divas Radio

The Icemans Cavern Radio

CMG Global Radio

The Paddock Party

NFOTUSA Soldiers Speak Radio

KXAX 104.3 - Livingston, TX

Renegade Radio

NBRN

Music Road Radio Entertainment

Give Me A Break Radio

88.3 Murfreesboro

LATalkRadio

Radio Personality of the Year

Howie Garoutte

Mick Womack

Iceman Bobby Golomboski

Josie Passantino

DJ Nik - Whiskey and Cigarettes

Salina Viktoria

Tim Kelly

Sonny Lee & Snake

Gail Carson

Lacey Jay Womack

Dr. Dave (Dave Young)

Kaptain Jack 

Tall Timber Antique Medicine Show

Suzie Sterling - Tall Timber Antique Medicine Show

Bobby Pizazz

Gunter Hildebrand

Justin Reed - The Justin Reed Morning Show 88.3FM

Guy Towe

Short Film of the Year (more details to come!)

 

This is the information page so check back to this page frequently.

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2014 

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NOMINEES TOP 5

Female Vocalist of the Year

Katlyn Lowe

Erica Rebinski

Karoline Rhett

Amy Rose

Wendy Wood

Male Vocalist of the Year

Doug Briney

Gibson Cage

Michael Moore

Paul Nantz

Travis Wayne

Vocal Group of the Year

Applebutter Express

Hillbilly Hammer

Mocking Bird Hill

Southern Push

Western Avenue

Publicist / Promoter / Manager of the Year

Charlie Wayne Felts Promotions

Entertainment Evolution

Jeff Walker

LC Music Management

MTS Management Group

DUO of the Year

Florida Georgia Line

Kelly n' Troy

LoCash Cowboys

Scarlett Hill

Trailer Choir

Musician of the Year

Josh Bertrand - Steel Guitar

Aaron Holt - Drums

Carl Lindquist - Guitar

Ben Probus - Fiddle

Todd Taylor - Banjo

Song of the Year

Hayride - Hicks

I'm Still Dad - Travis Wayne

My Heart Ain't Free - Katlyn Lowe

Our Way - Southern Push

Tonky Honk Bounce - Gibson Cage

Songwriter of the Year

George Brunner Boettcher

Adrian "Addy" Taylor

Wendy Wood

Doug Zepp

Paul "Pez" Zukowski

Entertainer of the Year

Gibson Cage

Hillbilly Hammer

Katlyn Lowe

Southern Push

Travis Wayne

Radio Station of the Year

Big 98 WSIX - Nashville, Tennessee

HGN Radio - Livingston, Texas

KASE 101 - Austin, Texas

NBRN.FM - Nashville, Tennessee

Vradio Nashville - Nashville, Tennessee

Radio Personality of the Year

Keith Bradford NBRN.FM - Nashville, Tennessee

Andy Clark WCOL - Columbus, Ohio

Lacey Jay Vradio Nashville - Nashville, Tennessee

DJ Nik "Whiskey & Cigarettes" - Milan, Italy

Mick Womack Vradio Nashville - Nashville,Tennessee

Producer of the Year

Doc Holiday

Kenny Lee

Ray Parton

David Walker

Mick Womack

Shooting Star Award

James Michael Miller

Josey Milner

Mocking Bird Hill

Kelly n' Troy

Sara Ann

Video of the Year

Chasin It - Travis Wayne

Crazy Tonight - The Viper Creek Band

Hayride - Hicks

Missing You - Michael Lynne

Party Like a Redneck - Amy Rose

Videographer of the Year

Derek Cameron

Margie Sue Felts

Harry Jarvis

Jason Smythe

Todd Taylor

Publishing Company of the Year

Banner Music

Big Loud Shirt

Ray Stevens Music

Sony / ATV Music

Warner / Chappell Nashville

Record Label of the Year

Sony

Universal/EMI/Capitol - UMG

Broken Bow

MTS Records

Warner Bros

Country Music Organization of the Year

ACM

ASCAP

BMI

CMA

SESAC

Favorite Restaurant after a Writing Gig

Dan McGuinness

Noshville

Soulshine Pizza

Tin Roof

Whiskey Kitchen

Recording Studio of the Year

Blackbird Studios

Funhouse Studios

Ocean Way Studios

Omni Sound Studios

Sound Emporium Studios

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NOMINEES

Female Vocalist of the Year
  • Cynthia Gale Benoit McCormick
  • Katlyn Lowe
  • Karoline Rhett
  • Josey Milner
  • Amy Rose
  • Christina Dant
  • Becca Lee Roberts
  • Jessann
  • Anne Marie
  • Kristina Wren
  • Wendy Wood
  • Addy Taylor
  • Keeira Lyn Ford
  • Missy Garnett
  • Nelly Black
  • Lisa Rau
  • Elaini Arthur
  • Erica Rebinski

Male Vocalist of the Year
  • Doug Briney
  • Travis Wayne
  • David Brendan Hunt
  • Jon Russell
  • Terry Lee Bolton
  • Chuck Wicks
  • Mike Short, Jr.
  • Hicks
  • Michael Moore
  • Paul Nantz
  • Wayne Glasby
  • Gibson Cage
  • Michael Lynne
  • Clay Kirk
  • Kevin Klein
  • Jessie Jay Hudson
  • Mike McCarroll
  • Ross Key
  • Logan Hall
  • Chris Mouch
  • Kyle Whitaker
  • James Michael Miller
  • Troy Hoss
  • T. Jae Christian
  • Eric Paul
  • Jeremy Pike
  • Phoenix Benjamin
  • James Ethan Clark
  • Col Finley

Vocal Group of the Year
  • The WooHoo Band
  • Scarlett Hill
  • Mike Short, Jr. & Statewide
  • Southern Push
  • Western Avenue
  • Bowling For Soup
  • Missy Garnett and Two Dollar Pistol
  • Hillbilly Hammer
  • The Whipps
  • Amberson-Baggett Band
  • Kyle Whitaker Band
  • Harlan County Line
  • Buddy Eugene & Claudia
  • Mocking Bird Hill
  • The Applebutter Express

Publicist / Promoter of the Year / Manager
  • Charlie Wayne Felts Promotions
  • MTS Management Group
  • Jeff Walker
  • Kirt Webster
  • LC Music Management
  • Entertainment Evolution

DUO of the Year
  • Trailer Choir
  • Therine and Than
  • Scarlett Hill
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • LoCash Cowboys
  • Colton & Zara
  • Tall Timber
  • Kelly & Troy
  • Mary Lee & T. Jae Christian
  • The Snares

Musician of the Year
  • Doug Briney - Guitar
  • Joseph Page - Guitar
  • Hicks - Guitar
  • Travis Wayne - Guitar
  • Aaron Holt - Drums
  • Carl Lindquist - Guitar
  • Jessie Jay Hudson - Guitar
  • Ryan Tant - Drums
  • Jon Q - Bass
  • Chris Shepard - Guitar
  • Ross Key - Guitar
  • Josh Bertrand - Steel Guitar
  • Todd Taylor - Banjo
  • Ben Probus - Fiddle
  • Lyric Dubee - Guitar

Song of the Year
  • Pose - Therine and Than
  • She Cleans Up Good - Womack and Mitchell
  • Not Pretty Enough - Josey Milner
  • I Just Want To Know - Amy Rose
  • My Heart Ain't Free - Katlyn Lowe
  • Burn - Scarlett Hill
  • I'm Still Dad - Travis Wayne
  • Every Second Is A Lifetime - Caney Creek
  • Hayride - Hicks
  • Our Way - Southern Push
  • Highway 23 - Kelsie May
  • Save Your Heart - Karoline Rhett
  • In This Town - Wayne Glaspy
  • Apologize Eyes - Sharon Tricamo (As performed by Clay Kirk)
  • Forever - Anne Marie
  • Cancer - Jeff Williams
  • Fairytale - Wendy Wood
  • Stirrin Things Up - Mike Short ,Jr.
  • Missing You - Michael Lynne
  • Chasing Rainbows - Paul Nantz (written by Kathleen & Patrick Lucas)
  • Life - Addy Taylor
  • Honestly - Tall Timber
  • Sunday Father - Jessie Jay Hudson
  • The Grass Was Greener Back Then - Clay Kirk
  • White Trash Cookbook - Lois Berg
  • Fever - The Django Riders
  • Anti-Anti American Rag - Mike McCarroll
  • He Gave Me Wings - Andrea Ortega
  • Summer Afternoon - George Brunner Boettcher
  • Good Day To Be Alive - Kevin B. Klein
  • Liver In The River - The Woo Hoo Band
  • Washing Down Memories - Patrick & Kathleen Lucas
  • Ghost Town - David Walker
  • Meet Me At Home - Troy Hoss
  • Run Buck Run - Nelly Black
  • I Won't Be That Easy To Forget - T. Jae Christian
  • Together Never Lasts Forever - Lyric Dubee
  • Dangerous Game - Becca Lee Roberts
  • Every Time I Hit The Bottle - Jeremy Pike
  • Tonky Honk Bounce - Gibson Cage
  • How I Roll - The Whipps
  • Maybe Jesus Was A Cowboy - Lucas Ciliberti
  • There Ain't No Train To Nashville - Paul "Pez" Zukowski

Songwriter of the Year
  • Danny Shain
  • Sharon Tricamo
  • Jiggley Jones
  • Joseph Page
  • Travis Wayne
  • Wayne Glaspy
  • Doug Zepp
  • Lindsay Jurek
  • Wendy Wood
  • Mike Short, Jr.
  • Addy Taylor
  • Katlyn Lowe
  • Clay Kirk
  • Kevin Klein
  • Nelly Black
  • Jon Q
  • Rob Wile
  • Keith Dozier
  • Lois Berg
  • George Brunner Boettcher
  • Jay Cathcart
  • Andrea Ortega
  • Theresa Blue
  • Tom Cat Norton
  • Patrick Lucas
  • Becca Lee Roberts
  • Troy Hoss
  • T. Jae Christian
  • Eric Paul
  • Lyric Dubee
  • David Walker
  • Jeremy Pike
  • Phoenix Benjamin
  • Bryan Kuban
  • Gibson Cage
  • Jesse Xavier
  • Paul "Pez" Zukowski
  • Col Finley

Entertainer of the Year
  • Therin and Than
  • Josey Milner
  • Doug Briney
  • Katlyn Lowe
  • Terry Lee Bolton
  • Travis Wayne
  • Timothy Chance Band
  • Hicks
  • Southern Push
  • Wayne Glaspy
  • Mike Short, Jr.
  • Keeira Lyn Ford
  • Michael Lynne
  • Paul Nantz
  • Clay Kirk
  • The Django Riders
  • Jimmy Parker
  • Ross Key
  • Hillbilly Hammer
  • The Woo Hoo Band
  • T. Jae Christian
  • Gibson Cage

Radio Station of the Year
  • VRadio Nashville, Tennessee
  • WCOL Columbus, Ohio
  • HGN Radio Livingston, Texas
  • KASE-101 Austin, Texas
  • WNSH-FM New York, New York
  • BIG 98 WSIX Nashville, Tennessee
  • Pure Country Radio 100.9 WCEM Hurlock, Maryland
  • NBRN.FM Nashville, Tennessee
  • NFOTUSA Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Real Country Phoenix Wickenberg, Arizona

Radio Personality of the Year
  • Mick Womack - VRadio Nashville, Tennessee
  • Lacey Jay - VRadio Nashville, Tennessee
  • Andy Clark - WCOL Columbus, Ohio
  • Bill Cody - WSM Nashville, Tennessee
  • DJ Nik - "Whiskey & Cigarettes" Milan, Italy
  • Jamie Martin - KASE-101 Austin, Texas
  • Robert Moore - Big Daddy Clays Country Radio, Newnan, Georgia
  • Keith Bradford - NBRN.FM Nashville, Tennessee

Producer of the Year
  • Dave DeMay
  • David Walker
  • Michael Curtis
  • Kenny Lee
  • Ric Web
  • John Russell
  • Ray Parton
  • David Dunston
  • Mick Womack
  • Tom Cat Norton
  • Josh Bertrand
  • Phoenix Benjamin
  • Bryan Kuban
  • Doc Holiday
  • Margie Sue Felts

Shooting Star Award
  • Josey Milner
  • Katlyn Lowe
  • Scarlett Hill
  • Hicks
  • Sara Ann
  • Jessann and The Lightning River Band
  • Paul Nantz
  • Therine and Than
  • Doug Briney
  • Michael Lynne
  • Nelly Black
  • Jessie Jay Hudson
  • Logan Hall
  • Becca Lee Roberts
  • Kelly & Troy
  • James Michael Miller
  • Lucas Ciliberti
  • Lyric Dubee
  • Jeremy Pike
  • Kevin Klein
  • Mocking Bird Hill

Video of the Year
  • Crazy Tonight - Viper Creek Band
  • Not Pretty Enough - Josey Milner
  • Party Like A Redneck - Amy Rose
  • Flyin South - Scarlett Hill
  • Hayride - Hicks
  • Chasin It - Travis Wayne
  • In This Town - Wayne Glaspy
  • Cancer - Jeff Williams
  • Missing You - Michael Lynne
  • Sunday Father - Jessie Jay Hudson
  • Somewhere Deep in My Heart - Jimmy Parker
  • Face Of A Friend - Lucas Ciliberti
  • Bach Cello Suite No 1 - Todd Taylor
  • Alive - Lyric Dubee

Videographer of the Year
  • Harry Jarvis
  • Lasse Niemala
  • Margie Sue Felts
  • Jason Smyth
  • Derek Cameron
  • Adam Vector
  • Matthew Lawrence
  • George Flanigen
  • Shaun Silva
  • Todd Taylor
  • Jerry Fortenberry

Publishing Company of the Year
  • Sony / ATV Music
  • Warner / Chappell Nashville
  • Ole'
  • Peer Music
  • Turks Publishing Coalition
  • Big Loud Shirt
  • Beaird Music Group
  • Sea Gayle
  • Combustion Music
  • Major Bob Music
  • Love Monkey Music
  • Ray Stevens Music
  • Parallel Music Publishing
  • Wren Song Publishing
  • Juanita Ford Publishing
  • Banner Music

Record Label of the Year
  • Universal/EMI/Capitol - UMG
  • PowerSpin Records
  • Big Machine
  • Broken Bow
  • Sony
  • Warner Bros
  • MTS Records
  • Black River Entertainment

Country Music Organization of the Year
  • CMA
  • ACM
  • ASCAP
  • SESAC
  • BMI
  • NSAI

Favorite Restaurant after a Writing Gig
  • The Tin Roof
  • Waffle House
  • Demos
  • South Street
  • Chuy's Mexican
  • Noshville
  • The Pavilion
  • Whiskey Kitchen
  • Dan McGuinness
  • Soulshine Pizza
  • South
  • Las Palmas

Recording Studio of the Year
  • OmniSound Studio
  • Blackbird Studio
  • KLP Records
  • David's Den Recording Studio
  • Funhouse Studios
  • Ocean Way Nashville Studio
  • Quad Studios
  • Beaird Music Group
  • Sound Emporium
  • Golden Edge Studios

Last Year's  Nashville Universe Award Winners

 

Songwriter of the Year - Bigg Vinny Vanzant

Song of the Year - "Maybe Someday" Katlyn Lowe

Musician of the Year - Aaron Holt

Producer of the Year - Michael Curtis

DUO of the Year - Florida Georgia Line

Vocal Group of the Year - Flynnville Train

Male Vocalist of the Year - Gibson Cage

Female Vocalist of the Year - Kellie Lynne

Video of the Year - "Drive Bye" Mike Short, Jr.

Entertainer of the Year - Flynnville Train

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