Morgan Wallen & More Win Big at Inaugural Country Now Awards

Morgan Wallen and other country artists win big at the inaugural Country Now Awards. Check out our recap of the virtual event and the winners below.


Last week, founder and editor-in-chief of ‘Country Now’, Lauren Jo Black hosted the first ever  ‘Country Now Awards.’ The virtual event featured live performances by country artists across the genre and brand new enticing awards up for grabs.

GRAMMY-nominated singer-songwriter, Jimmie Allen opened up the broadcast with an exciting version of his current single, “Freedom Was A Highway.” Artists like Jameson Rodgers, Laine Hardy, Lainey Wilson, and Lily Rose also performed. ‘Favorite Breakthrough Artist’ winner, HARDY also performed, singing his current single, “GIVE HEAVEN SOME HELL.”

Although many artists won, during the livestream, three artists topped the rest. Morgan Wallen, Ashley McBryde, and Carly Pearce took home two awards each. Wallen earned both fan-voted awards for ‘Favorite Male Artist’ and ‘Favorite Album,’ for his record breaking project, Dangerous: The Double Album.

Check out the  full list of winners from the incredible Country Now Awards broadcast below.

Country Now Awards Winners:

Favorite Breakup Song:
“What He Didn’t Do”- Carly Pearce

Favorite Sentimental Song:
“Gone But Not Forgotten”- Brantley Gilbert

Favorite Collaboration:
“Never Wanted To Be That Girl”- Carly Pearce ft. Ashley McBryde

Favorite TikTok Artist:
Kaleb Austin

Favorite Breakthrough Artist:

Favorite Female Empowerment Anthem:
“Footprints On The Moon”- Gabby Barrett

Favorite Viral Song:
“Fancy Like”- Walker Hayes

Favorite Party Song:
“Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home”- Elle King & Miranda Lambert

Favorite Debut Album:
Here’s To Anyone- Laine Hardy

Favorite Male Artist:
Morgan Wallen

Favorite Album:
Dangerous: The Double Album- Morgan Wallen

Favorite Singing Competition Contestant:
Chayce Beckham

Favorite Famale Artist:
Ashley McBryde

Favorite Duo or Group:
Brothers Osborne

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