The 2014 Georgia Country Awards
The 2014 Georgia Country Awards was held November 15th at The 120 Tavern & Music Hall in Marietta, Ga. This is the "CMAs" of Georgia as we honor the best in Georgia country music. The categories are listed below. Starting June 1st with the Nominee Round, the public will VOTE for their favorite local acts on Georgia-Country.com. There will be a semi finals and final round of each category and then the winners will be announced on November 15th. Votes will be a combination of fan voting and a special select awards panel of industry and music leaders in Georgia.
The winners from the 2014 Georgia Country Awards were: Overall Artist of the Year - Thomas Fountain, Male Artist of the Year - Thomas Fountain, Female Artist of the Year - Erica Sunshine Lee, Band of the Year - Georgia Red Clay, Traditional Artist of the Year - Scott Brantley and Teen Artist of the Year - Madison Shea.
The industy award winners were: Small Venue of the Year - Wild Wing Cafe - Statesboro, Concert Venue of the Year - Phillips Arena - Atlanta, Country Bar of the Year - Electric Cowboy, Dance Venue of the Year - Electric Cowboy - Kennesaw, National Artist of the Year - Luke Bryan and Radio Station of the Year - The Bull - Atlanta.
You can see pictures from the red carpet by clicking on the Photography By Dwight logo above
Below were the FINALIST for each of the categories
Overall Artist of the Year Georgia Red Clay, Tiger Creek Band, Thomas Fountain, Megan Fowler & Laughlin
Male Artist of the Year Thomas Fountain, Tyler Hammond, Matt Pippin, Matt Rogers and Ryan West
Female Artist of the Year Sara Barbara, Megan Fowler, Gina Gailey, Cyrstal Hopkins, Erica Sunshine Lee and Amy Taylor
Duo, Trio or Band of the Year Georgia Red Clay, Kinafoochee Cowboys, Lauglin, Salazar, Ten Mile Creek and Tiger Creek Band
Teen Artist of the Year Madison Parks, Chyann Rose, Madison Shea, Trent Ewing, Paige McCauley and Peachy Pyron
Favorite Traditional Act of the Year Katie Deal, Scott Brantley, Jason Earl, Joe Olds, Stone Cold Country and Young America
Country Bar of the Year Bootleggers - Athens, Bootleggers - Savannah, Crazy Bull, Cowboy Bills, Coyotes and Electric Cowboy
Favorite Country Dance Venue Cowboy Bills, Coyotes, Electric Cowboy, Saddle Bags, Silverados and Outlaws Saloon
Small Venue of the Year Eddies Attic, The Gin, Pourhouse Ellijay, Wild Wing Cafe - Macon, Wild Wing Cafe - Statesboro and 120 Tavern & Music Hall
Large Venue of the Year Gwinnett Arena, Phillips Arena, Southern Ground Amphitheatre, Verizon Amphithearte, Wild Adventures and Wild Bills
Radio Station of the Year WDEN - Macon, The Bull - Atlanta, Kicks 101.5 Atlanta, WTIF - Tifton, Nash 96.5 Savannah and Z94.5 Baxley
Favorite National Artist of the Year Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Alan Jackson, Florida Georgia Line, Brantley Gilbert and Zac Brown Band