D’Addario, the world’s premier string and accessory manufacturer, is proud of the many D'Addario and Planet Waves artists, both nominees and winners, represented at this year's 3rd Annual Country Awards. “The ACAs honor the best and brightest of country music, from the hotshot breakthrough artists to the icons," said multi-platinum recording artist, fellow endorser and host of the 2012 American Country Awards, Trace Adkins.
“D’Addario is proud of all its endorsers for their outstanding achievements and genuine commitment to keeping the spirit of country music alive and thriving,” says D’Addario’s Director of Artist Relations, Marco Soccolli.
A special congratulation goes out to Luke Bryan (pictured above) who not only garnered the ultimate award as Artist of The Year, but also snagged eight more awards including Single of the Year, Music Video of the Year, and Most Played Track of the Year.
The full list of D’Addario winners includes:
Artist of the Year: Luke Bryan
Male Artist of the Year: Luke Bryan
Duo/Group Artist of the Year: Lady Antebellum
Breakthrough Artist of the Year: Jake Owen
New Artist of the Year: Lauren Alaina
Album of the Year: Luke Bryan’s Tailgates & Tanlines
Single of the Year: Luke Bryan’s “I Don’t Want this Night to End”
Single by a Male Artist: Luke Bryan’s “I Don’t Want this Night to End”
Single by a Duo/Group: Lady Antebellum’s “We Owned the Night”
Single by a New Artist: Hunter Hayes’ “Wanted”
Music Video of the Year: Luke Bryan’s “I Don’t Want this Night to End”
Music Video by a Male Artist: Luke Bryan’s “I Don’t Want this Night to End”
Music Video by a Duo/Group/Collaboration: Little Big Town’s “Pontoon”
Music Video by a New Artist: Hunter Hayes’ “Wanted”
Touring Artist of the Year: Jason Aldean
D’Addario & Company is dedicated to inspiring all musicians to reach for higher levels of performance and creativity.
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