Eric Church Wins Big On 13th Annual Country Music Critics' Poll
January 17, 2013 at 12:13 PM (PT)
EMI NASHVILLE aritist ERIC CHURCH and MERCURY NASHVILLE artist JAMEY JOHNSON topped the charts on the NASHVILLE SCENE's 13th annual COUNTRY MUSIC CRITICS' POLL, determined by votes from 93 writers across the country.
CHURCH was named ARTIST OF THE YEAR, SINGLES ARTIST OF THE YEAR, SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR and MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR. JOHNSON's "Living for a Song: A Tribute to HANK COCHRAN" was voted the year's BEST ALBUM.
Other winners included LITTLE BIG TOWN for BEST GROUP, MIRANDA LAMBERT for FEMALE VOCALIST, JASON ALDEAN for BEST LIVE ACT and KASEY MUSGRAVES for BEST NEW ACT.
Voters included writers from the NEW YORK TIMES, WASHINGTON POST, WALL STREET JOURNAL, LOS ANGELES TIMES, as well as many other small daily outlets.
To view the entire list on the CRITICS' POLL, click here.