Nominees Announced for the 2019 Toyota Golden Guitar Awards

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21 November 2018

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Tamworth Regional Council and the Country Music Association of Australia (CMAA) have announced the nominees for the 2019 Toyota Golden Guitar Awards, and officially launched the 47th Toyota Country Music Festival, Tamworth.

The 2019 Toyota Golden Guitar Awards will be hosted by Adam Brand and Amber Lawrence, nominees haven been revealed for 15 categories including Male and Female Artist, Group or Duo Of The Year, Contemporary Country & Traditional Country Album Of The Year.

The 47th Toyota Country Music Festival,  will be held from Friday, 18 to Sunday, 27 January 2019 with the 47th Toyota Golden Guitar Awards on Saturday 26 January 2019 at the Tamworth Regional Entertainment and Conference Centre.

ALT COUNTRY ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Imogen Clark – Collide Producer: Mark Lizotte

Tori Forsyth – Dawn of the Dark Producer: Shane Nicholson

Bennett, Bowtell & Urquhart – Weeds Producers: Glen Hannah and Bennett, Bowtell & Urquhart

Andrew Swift – Call Out for the Cavalry Producer: Matt Fell

Catherine Britt & The Cold Cold Hearts – Catherine Britt & The Cold Cold Hearts Producers: Catherine Britt, Michael Muchow & Andy Toombs

 

CONTEMPORARY COUNTRY ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Missy Lancaster – Piece of Me Producers: Josh Kerr & Lindsay Rimes

Travis Collins – Brave & the Broken Producer: Luke Wooten

The Wolfe Brothers – Country Heart Producer: Matt Fell

Brad Cox – Brad Cox Producer: Matt Fell

Adam Eckersley & Brooke McClymont – Adam & Brooke Producers: Adam Eckersley & Brooke McClymont

 

TRADITIONAL COUNTRY ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Graeme Connors – from the backcountry Producer: Matt Fell

Adam Harvey – The Nashville Tapes Producer: Nash Chambers

Kasey Chambers & The Fireside Disciples – Campfire Producers: Kasey Chambers, Jordan Power, Brandon Dodd, Bill Chambers & Alan Pigram

John Williamson – Butcherbird Producers: John Williamson & Matt Fell

Beccy Cole – Lioness Producer: Jules Parker

 

MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

John Williamson

Graeme Connors

Travis Collins

Andrew Swift

Adam Harvey

 

FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Beccy Cole

Imogen Clark

Tori Forsyth

Kristy Cox

Missy Lancaster

 

COUNTRY MUSIC CAPITAL NEWS GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR

Bennett, Bowtell & Urquhart

Kasey Chambers & The Fireside Disciples

The Wolfe Brothers

Catherine Britt & The Cold Cold Hearts

Adam Eckersley & Brooke McClymont

 

REGIONAL AUSTRALIA BANK VOCAL COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR

Bennett, Bowtell & Urquhart ft. Karl Broadie – ‘Every Hello’

Jayne Denham & Troy Kemp – ‘Hung Up on You’

Andrew Swift ft. Catherine Britt – ‘Fire & Ice’

Kasey Chambers & The Fireside Disciples ft. Alan Pigram – ‘The Campfire Song’

Adam Harvey ft. Lee Kernaghan – ‘Three Rivers Hotel’

 

BUSH BALLAD OF THE YEAR

Rex Dallas – ‘Lady of the Road’ Songwriter: Rex Dallas

John Williamson – ‘Please Don’t Forget Me’ Songwriter: John Williamson

Allan Caswell – ‘Feeding the Crew’ Songwriters: Allan Caswell & Kathy Berzinksi

Dean Perrett – ‘Earn Your Spurs’ Songwriter: Pete Denahy

Jeff Brown – ‘After January Rains’ Songwriters: Kelly & Marion Dixon and Jeff Brown

 

HERITAGE SONG OF THE YEAR

Graeme Connors – ‘Kimberley Frontier ‘Songwriter: Graeme Connors

Kasey Chambers & The Fireside Disciples ft. Alan Pigram – ‘The Campfire Song’ Songwriters: Kasey Chambers, Bill Chambers & Alan Pigram

Adam Harvey – ‘Those Holden Days’ Songwriter: Stuart French

John Williamson – ‘Buddy and Slim’ Songwriter: John Williamson

Troy Cassar-Daley – ‘Shadows on the Hill’ Songwriter: Troy Cassar-Daley

 

COCA COLA INSTRUMENTAL OF THE YEAR

Montgomery Church – ‘Middlingbank Road’

Tommy Emmanuel – ‘Wheelin’ and Dealin’’

Lindsay Waddington – ‘Nullarbor’

Mustered Courage – ‘Back on the Horse’

Runaway Dixie – ‘Tele Rambler’

 

BLUEGRASS RECORDING OF THE YEAR

The Weeping Willows ft. Allan Caswell – ‘The Roses Fall’

Kristy Cox – ‘Ricochet’

Hillbilly Goats – ‘Gypsy Girl’

Montgomery Church – ‘I’m Gonna Love Her All the Time’

Mustered Courage – ‘Fire in Her Fingers’

 

QANTAS NEW TALENT OF THE YEAR

Judah Kelly

Andrew Swift

Tori Forsyth

Imogen Clark

Brad Cox

 

APRA AMCOS SONG OF THE YEAR

Adam Eckersley & Brooke McClymont – ‘Train Wreck’ Songwriters: Adam Eckersley & James House

Troy Cassar-Daley – ‘Wouldn’t Change A Thing’ Songwriters: Troy Cassar-Daley & Greg Storer

The Wolfe Brothers – ‘Ain’t Seen It Yet’ Songwriters: Tom Wolfe, Nick Wolfe, Brodie Rainbird & Erik Dylan

Kasey Chambers & The Fireside Disciples ft. Alan Pigram – ‘The Campfire Song’ Songwriters: Kasey Chambers, Bill Chambers & Alan Pigram

Morgan Evans – ‘Day Drunk’ Songwriters: Morgan Evans, Lindy Robbins & Chris DeStefano

 

CMC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Kasey Chambers & The Fireside Disciples ft. Alan Pigram – ‘The Campfire Song’ Director: Duncan Toombs

The Wolfe Brothers – ‘Ain’t Seen It Yet’ Director: Joshua Favaloro

Travis Collins – ‘Happy’ Director: Jeremy Dylan

Morgan Evans – ‘Kiss Somebody’ Director: Jeff Venable

Fanny Lumsden – ‘Elastic Waistband’ Directors: Anna Phillips & Sam Brumby

 

SINGLE OF THE YEAR

Morgan Evans – ‘Day Drunk’

Adam Eckersley & Brooke McClymont – ‘Train Wreck’

Kasey Chambers & The Fireside Disciples ft. Alan Pigram – ‘The Campfire Song’

The Wolfe Brothers – ‘Ain’t Seen It Yet’

Travis Collins – ‘High Horse’

 

TCMF - The class of 2019

For all ticketing and festival details head to here.

So much great Aussie talent but there can only be one winner in each category - good luck to all nominees, if only you could all walk away with a Golden Guitar!

 

 

 

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