2015 AWARDS WEEK WINNERS

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To enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday, NSAI will be closed beginning Wednesday November 21 at 2:00PM Central and then will re-open Monday November 26 at 10:00am Central. We hope everyone enjoys the holiday!

Congratulations to all award winners! We enjoyed each special night and are looking forward to watching the CMA Award Show tonight!  *Those in bold italics are current NSAI Members. 

2015 ASCAP COUNTRY MUSIC AWARD WINNERS

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR: Ashley Gorley

SONGWRITER/ARTIST OF THE YEAR: Sam Hunt

SONG OF THE YEAR 
“Leave The Night On”
Writers
: Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne ; Artist: Sam Hunt

“19 You + Me”
Writers: Danny Orton, Daniel Smyers; Artist: Dan + Shay

“A Guy Walks Into a Bar”
WritersJonathan Singleton, Brad Tursi ; Artist: Tyler Farr

“Ain’t Worth The Whiskey”
Writer: Adam Sanders ; Artist: Cole Swindell

“Baby Be My Love Song”
WriterBrett James ; Artist: Easton Corbin

“Bartender”
Writers: Dave Haywood, Charles Kelley ; Artist: Lady Antebellum

Beachin’
WritersJaren Johnston, Jon NiteJimmy RobbinsArtist: Jake Owen

“Bottoms Up”
WriterBrett James, Justin Weaver ; Artist: Brantley Gilbert

“Burnin’ It Down”
WriterChris TompkinsArtist: Jason Aldean

“Cop Car”
WritersZach Crowell, Matt Jenkins, Sam Hunt ; ArtistKeith Urban

Dirt
WriterChris TompkinsArtist: Florida Georgia Line

“Drinking Class”
WriterJosh KearArtist: Lee Brice

“Drunk on a Plane”
WritersDierks Bentley, Josh Kear, Chris TompkinsArtistDierks Bentley

“Get Me Some of That”
Writer: Michael Carter ; Artist: Thomas Rhett

“Girl In a Country Song”
WritersTaylor Dye, Maddie MarlowArtistMaddie & Tae

“Homegrown Honey”
Writers: Charles Kelley, Darius Rucker ; Artist: Darius Rucker

“Hope You Get Lonely Tonight”
Writer: Michael Carter ; Artist: Cole Swindell

"Leave “I See You”
WriterAshley GorleyArtistLuke Bryan

“Just Gettin’ Started”
Written by: Chris Destefano, Ashley Gorley ; Artist: Jason Aldean

“Keep Them Kisses Comin’”
WriterBen Hayslip ; Artist: Craig Campbell

“Look at You”
Writers: Shannon Lawson, John RichArtist: Big & Rich

“Lonely Tonight”
Writers: Brent Anderson, Ryan HurdArtists: Blake Shelton ft. Ashley Monroe

“Mean to Me”
Writer: Scooter Carusoe ; Artist: Brett Eldredge

“Meanwhile Back at Mama’s”
WriterJaren JohnstonArtists: Tim Mcgraw ft. Faith Hill

“My Eyes”
WriterJosh OsborneArtists: Blake Shelton ft. Gwen Sebastian

“Neon Light”
WritersMark Irwin, Josh KearArtist: Blake Shelton

“Perfect Storm”
WriterBrad PaisleyArtistBrad Paisley

“Play it Again”
Writer: Ashley Gorley ; ArtistLuke Bryan

“Ready Set Roll”
WriterChris Destefano ; Artist: Chase Rice

“Rewind”
WritersChris Destefano, Ashley Gorley, Eric Paslay  ; Artist: Rascal Flatts

“River Bank”
WritersKelley LovelaceBrad PaisleyArtistBrad Paisley 

“Roller Coaster”
Writer: Michael Carter ; ArtistLuke Bryan

“Say You Do”
Writers: Matthew Ramsey, Trevor Rosen ; ArtistDierks Bentley

“See You Tonight”
WritersZach Crowell, Ashley GorleyArtist: Scotty Mccreery

“Shotgun Rider”
Writer: Hillary Lindsey ; Artist: Tim Mcgraw

“Small Town Throwdown”
WriterBen HayslipArtist: Brantley Gilbert ft. Justin Moore & Thomas Rhett

"Smoke”
Writer: Jon NiteArtist: A Thousand Horses

“Something in the Water”
WritersChris Destefano, Brett JamesArtistCarrie Underwood

“Somewhere in my Car”
WriterJt Harding ; ArtistKeith Urban

“Sunshine & Whiskey”
WriterJaren JohnstonArtist: Frankie Ballard

“Take Your Time”
Writers: Sam Hunt, Josh Osborne Artist: Sam Hunt

“Til It’s Gone”
Writer: David Lee Murphy ; Artist: Kenny Chesney

“We Are Tonight”
WritersMarc Beeson, Sam Hunt, Josh Osborne Artist: Billy Currington

“Where It’s At”
WritersMatt Jenkins, Zach Crowell ; Artist: Dustin Lynch

“Who I Am With You”
Writer: Jason Sellers ; Artist: Chris Young

“Yeah”
WriterAshley GorleyArtist: Joe Nichols

2015 BMI COUNTRY MUSIC AWARD WINNERS

BMI ICON: MAC DAVIS
SONG OF THE YEAR:
"BEAT OF THE MUSIC"
Writers: Ross Copperman, Brett Eldredge, Heather Morgan ; Artist: Brett Eldredge
SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR: Rodney Clawson
BMI CHAMPION'S AWARD: Lee Thomas Miller


2015 COUNTRY AWARDS TOP 50 SONGS

“American Kids”
Writers: Rodney Clawson, Luke Laird

“Automatic”
Writers: Nicolle Galyon, Natalie Hemby, Miranda Lambert

Bartender
Writer: Rodney Clawson

"Beat Of The Music"
Writers: Ross Copperman, Brett Eldredge, Heather Morgan

"Bottoms Up"
Writer: 
Brantley Gilbert

"Burnin' It Down"
Writers: Rodney Clawson
, Tyler Hubbard, Brian Kelley

"Close Your Eyes"
Writers: Adam Craig, Shane Minor, Trent Tomlinson

"Day Drinking"
Writers: Barry Dean, Karen Fairchild, Phillip Sweet, Troy Verges, Jimi Westbrook

"Dirt"
Writer: Rodney Clawson

"Doin' What She Likes"
Writers: 
Wade Kirby, Phil O’Donnell

"Drink To That All Night"
Writers: Brad Warren, Brett Warren

"Drinking Class"
Writers: David Frasier, Ed Hill

"Get Me Some of That"
Writers: Rhett Akins, Cole Swindell

"Girl In A Country Song"
Writers: Aaron Scherz

"Give Me Back My Hometown"
Writers: Eric Church, Luke Laird

"Goodnight Kiss"
Writer: Randy Houser

"Helluva Life"
Writer: Rodney Clawson

"Homegrown Honey"
Writer
: Nathan Chapman

"Hope You Get Lonely Tonight"
Writers: Tyler Hubbard, Brian Kelley, Cole Swindell

"I Don't Dance"
Writers: Lee Brice, Dallas Davidson

"I See You"
Writers: Luke Bryan, Luke Laird

"Just Gettin' Started"
Writer: Rhett Akins

"Keep Them Kisses Comin'"
Writer: 
Dallas Davidson

"Later On"
Writers
: Joey Hyde, Justin Wilson

"Lettin' The Night Roll"
Writers: 
Rodney Clawson, Justin Moore

"Like A Cowboy"
Writer
: Randy Houser

"Lonely Eyes"
Writers
: Johnny Bulford, Jason Matthews, Laura Veltz

"Make Me Wanna"
Writers: Bart Butler, Thomas Rhett

"Mean To Me
Writer
: Brett Eldredge

"Meanwhile Back At Mama's"
Writers: Tom Douglas, Jeffrey Steele

"My Eyes"
Writers: Andrew Dorff, Tommy Lee James

"Neon Light"
Writer
: Andrew Dorff

"Perfect Storm"
Writer: Lee Thomas Miller

"Play It Again"
Writer
Dallas Davidson

"Ready Set Roll"
Writer
Rhett Akins, Chase Rice

"Roller Coaster"
Writer
: Cole Swindell

"See You Tonight"
Writer: Scotty McCreery

"Shotgun Rider"
Writers: Marv Green, Troy Verges

"Small Town Throwdown"
Writers
: Rhett Akins, Dallas Davidson, Brantley Gilbert

"Something In The Water"
Writer
Carrie Underwood

"Somewhere In My Car"
Writer
Keith Urban

"Sun Daze"
Writers: Sarah Buxton, Jesse Frasure, Tyler Hubbard, Brian Kelley

"Sunshine And Whiskey"
Writer: Luke Laird

"Take It On Back"
Writers: Dylan Altman, Chase Bryant, Tommy Lee James

"Talladega"
Writers: Eric Church, Luke Laird

"This Is How We Roll"
Writers
Luke Bryan, Tyler Hubbard, Brian Kelley, Cole Swindell

"Til It's Gone"
Writers
: Rodney Clawson, Jimmy Yeary

"Whiskey In The Water"
Writers
: Tyler Farr, Phillip LaRue, John Ozier

"Who Am I With You"
Writers
Marv Green, Paul Jenkins

"Yeah"
Writer
Bryan Simpson

2015 SESAC COUNTRY MUSIC AWARD WINNERS

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR: Cary Barlowe
SONG OF THE YEAR: “Homegrown”
Writers: Zac Brown, Niko Moon, Wyatt Durrette ; Artist: Zac Brown Band

Country Performance Activity Awards:

“Homegrown”
Writers
: Zac Brown, Niko Moon, Wyatt DurretteArtist: Zac Brown Band

“Loving You Easy”
Writers
: Zac Brown, Niko Moon

“Make Me Wanna”
Writer: Larry McCoy ; Artist: Thomas Rhett

“Like A Cowboy”
Writer: Brice Long ; Artist: Randy Houser

“Sun Daze”
Writer
: Cary Barlowe ; Artist: Florida Georgia Line

“Where It’s At (Yep, Yep)”
Writer: Cary Barlowe : Artist: Dustin Lynch

“Ain’t Worth The Whiskey”
Writers
: Josh Martin ; Artist: Cole Swindell


“Kiss You In The Morning”
Writer: Justin Wilson ; Artist: Michael Ray

“Hell Of A Night”
Writer
: Jaron Boyer ; Artist: Dustin Lynch

“Riot”
Writer
: Jaron Boyer ; Artist: Rascal Flatts

"Freestyle”

Writer: Hillary Scott ; Artist: Lady Antebellum

“Long Stretch Of Love”
Writer
: Hillary Scott ; Artist: Lady Antebellum

“Bartender”
Writer: Hillary Scott ; Artist: Lady Antebellum

“Hard To Be Cool”
Writer
: Rob HatchArtist: Joe Nichols

“I Don’t Dance”
Writer
: Rob HatchArtist: Lee Brice

“Goodnight Kiss”
Writer
: Rob Hatch

“Drink To That All Night”
Writer: Lance Miller ; Artist: Jerrod Niemann

AMERICANA HONOREES

"Didn’t It Rain"
Contributions by Beth Nielsen Chapman ; Artist: Amy Helm

"The Blade"
Contributions by Jamie Floyd ; Artist: Ashley Monroe

"Traveller"
Contributions by Jerry Salley ; Artist: Chris Stapleton

"Bound By The Blues"
Contributions by Robert Johnson, Sonny Landreth ; Artist: Sonny Landreth

"The Ruffian’s Misfortune"
Contributions by Ray Wylie Hubbard ; Artist: Ray Wylie Hubbard

"Down To Believing"
Contributions by Allison Moorer ; Artist: Allison Moorer

"Watkins Family Hour"
Contributions by Bob Dylan ; Artist: Watkins Family Hour

"Django and Jimmie"
Contributions by Bob Dylan ; Artist: Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard

Lost On The River: The New Basement Tapes
Contributions by Bob Dylan, Marcus Mumford ; Artist: The New Basement Tapes

"The Firewatcher’s Daughter"
Contributions by Seth Avett, Scott Avett;  Artist: Brandi Carlile

"And The War Came"
Contributions by Esme Patterson ; Artist: Shakey Graves

"The Way I’m Livin’"
Contributions by Hayes Carll ; Artist: Lee Ann Womack

"Promise Of A Brand New Day"
Contributions by Bonnie Bramlett ; Artist: Ruthie Foster
 

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