Australian Country Music golden girl Beccy Cole has received a very impressive six nominations for the 40th Jayco CMAA Country Music Awards of Australia, announced in Sydney last week.
Beccy’s nominations include ‘Album of the Year’, ‘Female Artist of the Year’, Vocal Collaboration of the Year’, ‘APRA Song of the Year’ and ‘Heritage Song of the Year’.
After the event, a very excited Beccy took to Facebook to express how ‘chuffed’ she was with her nominations.
“I am thrilled to have received 6 nominations in the upcoming Country Music Awards of Australia. To be nominated for the album that I put my heart and soul into has me walking on air, I can’t get the smile off my face. Tamworth here we come!”
Five of the six nominations were for her recently released, stunning seventh studio album SONGS & PICTURES.
“I am so proud of this album, this is me with all cards on the table, and my heart on my sleeve. It’s been almost 4 years since I have recorded new and original material and now I know why, I had to wait until Songs & Pictures came to me”, says Beccy.
SONGS & PICTURES was released on 30th September through Core Music and Sony Music Australia.
Album of the Year – Songs & Pictures, produced by Shane Nicholson
Female Artist of the Year – Waitress
Vocal Collaboration of the Year – Millionaires – Beccy Cole & Kasey Chambers
Vocal Collaboration of the Year – A Good Woman Can – Adam Harvey & Beccy Cole
APRA Song of the Year – Waitress – written and recorded by Beccy Cole
Toyota Heritage Song of the Year – Australian Woman – written by Beccy Cole & Luke Austen, recorded by Beccy Cole
The 2012 Jayco CMAA Country Music Awards of Australia will be held at the Tamworth Regional Entertainment & Conference Centre (TRECC)
on Saturday 28th January, 2012