In April of 2016, fans, radio listeners and industry members submitted their first round nominees in 10 prestigious categories for the 2nd Annual W&C Awards. With final nominees in place, more than 1000 individuals cast their votes for the winners, during a grueling battle in May. Now, the winners have been chosen…”The Whiskey and Cigarettes Country Radio Show” is happy to announce the winners of their 2nd Annual W&C Awards.
This year’s winners feature an even balance of major label and indie artists, nominated and voted by listeners of the popular worldwide-syndicated program.
Among this year’s winners are Luke Bryan, Eric Church, 3-time Winner Matthew Huff and last year’s big winner, Morgan Riley. An award-winning host himself, DJ Nik Pizzigoni announced the winners during Sunday’s live broadcast of the “Whiskey and Cigarettes Show”…and the winners are:
Entertainer Of The Year : Luke Bryan
Best Male : Eric Church
Best Female : Morgan Riley
Best Duo Or Group : Blackjack Billy
Best Single : “Sixty Days”-Matthew Huff
Best Album : Traveller-Chris Stapleton
Best Video : “Love, Love, Love” -Willi Dakota
Breakthrough Artist : Matthew Huff
Best Indie Artist : Matthew Huff
Lifetime Achievement : Doc Holiday
Congratulations to all of the nominees and this year’s winners!
“Whiskey and Cigarettes Show” would also like to welcome Juno and CCMA award-winning Canadian country-rock singer, Dallas Smith to next week’s show. Mr. Smith and DJ Nik spoke exclusively about Smith’s latest single, “One Little Kiss” and his scheduled appearance on Country Cruising 2017.
For more information on Dallas Smith, visit his website at dallassmithmusic.com.
The exclusive interview with Dallas Smith will air this coming Sunday, June 12th, 2016 between 11am ET-3pm ET. The live show airs on Military Brotherhood Radio at http://www.
Armed with an arena-sized voice, Smith has amassed international appeal since making his country debut with Jumped Right In, a project that netted a GOLD single, 5 CCMA Award nominations and a JUNO Award nomination for Country Album of the Year. He followed with the infectious Platinum-selling single “Tippin’ Point” and dominated the Canadian Country charts with songs like “Lifted” and multi-week #1 hit “Wastin’ Gas.”
For more information about the “Whiskey & Cigarettes Radio Show” visit their website at www.whiskeyandcigarettesshow.com.