Saturday, 31 May 2014

UKCountryRadio.com - UK Country Artist Of The Year

Have you voted for UKCountryRadio.com’s:
UK Country Artist Of The Year Award?

TODAY (May 31, 2014 till 24:00) is the last chance to vote 
Click for the >> ONLINE VOTING FORM <<

The UK Country Artist Of The Year Award is new for 2014.

  • The Ten artists with the most nominations will then go forward to a vote amongst a panel made up of UKCountryRadio.com's presenters and subscribers.
  • The UKCountryRadio.com Awards will be presented at our Seventh Birthday Party in September.
The Award is, quite simply, for the best UK Country Artist.
The Award is open to solo artists, duos and bands.
It's up to you to tell UKCountryRadio.com who you think deserves the Award.

Factors to consider include:
- New album releases
- Outstanding performance
- Other achievements

** For your Consideration: WARD THOMAS  **


































English country/folk/pop music Hampshire duo, hail from Petersfield, UK
20-year old twin sisters Catherine and Lizzy Ward Thomas.
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Achievements during the last Year

  • Represented the UK at “CMA Presents The Aristo Global Show” in June 2013 in Nashville 
  • Recorded debut album in Nashville TN; musicians include: Dan Dugmore, Chris Rodriquez, Michael Omartian and Vince Gill! 
  • Support for Mindy Smith in June 2013 in London 
  • Signed with BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc) November 2013 
  • Invited and played at the C2C: Country to Country 2014 Festival Pop Stages 
  • Small market American Radio performance and promotional tour October/ November 2013 
  • Embarked on their first UK tour in February 2014. 
  • Interview and played live on Weekend Wogan (BBC Radio 2) 
  • Single “The Good And The Right” on the “B” BBC Radio 2 Playlist for 4 weeks.
  • The Good And The Right”  #Top 10 on the UK iTunes Chart 
  • Spring/ Early Summer returned to America playing gigs in Tennessee and Alabama 
  • They will play the Americana International Festival (July 10 - 13).
  • Announced they will be appearing at this year’s Maverick Festival 4-6th July.
Quotes:
“Hampshire the home of country music, sensational country duo Ward Thomas” 
- Sir Terry Wogan

Talk about bringing coals to Newcastle and those country boys down there
in Nashville think they're fantastic, so do we" – Sir Terry Wogan BBC Playlist Page

"They are blindingly good" - Terry Wogan BBC Playlist Page

"Country music from Hampshire...great to know that there's home grown talent
 pumping this great music at us" - Bob Harris OBE  BBC Playlist Page

Oh I love a hoe-down, Ward Thomas, The Good and the Right, they sound amazing" 
- Zoe Ball  BBC Playlist Page

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