Ricky Skaggs and Chris Stapleton Honored at ASCAP Country Music Awards 2016

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This year’s ASCAP Awards took place at the historic Ryman Auditorium this Monday (October 31) in Nashville, Tennessee.

Different artists from all over the country industry came to the ASCAP Awards to celebrate country music! The night consisted of fantastic performances by artists such as Garth BrooksTrace Adkins, and Kelsea Ballerini.

Ricky Skaggs was awarded the prestigious ASCAP Founders Award, while Chris Stapleton received The Vanguard Award for impacting and shaping the future of country music.

Every person receiving an award absolutely deserved it — to see who won what awards read below!

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Song of the Year:

“Stay A Little Longer” by Brothers Osborne


Top Five Songs:

“Gonna” by Blake Shelton

“I’m Comin’ Over” by Chris Young

“Nothin’ Like You” by Dan + Shay

“Save It For A Rainy Day” by Kenny Chesney


Award-Winning Songs

“Anything Goes” by Florida Georgia Line

“Backroad Song” by Granger Smith

“Break On Me” by Keith Urban

“Break Up In A Small Town” by Sam Hunt

“Break Up With Him” by Old Dominion

“Burning House” by Cam

“Buy Me a Boat” by Chris Janson

“Country Nation” by Brad Paisley

“Crash and Burn” by Thomas Rhett

“Crushin’ It” by Brad Paisley

“Diamond Rings and Old Barstools” by Tim McGraw

“Dibs” by Kelsea Ballerini

“I Like the Sound of That” by Rascal Flatts

“Don’t It” by Billy Currington

“Feelin’ It” by Scotty McCreery

“Fly” by Maddie & Tae

“Girl Crush” by Little Big Town

“Gonna Know We Were Here” by Jason Aldean

“Gonna Wanna Tonight” by Chase Rice

“Hell Of A Night” by Dustin Lynch

“Home Alone Tonight” by Luke Bryan feat. Karen Fairchild

“House Party” by Sam Hunt

“I’m To Blame” by Kip Moore

“John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16” by Keith Urban

“Kick The Dust Up” by Luke Bryan

“Let Me See Ya Girl” by Cole Swindell

“Little Bit of You” by Chase Bryant

“Little Toy Guns” by Carrie Underwood

“Lose My Mind” by Brett Eldredge

“Love Me Like You Mean It” by Kelsea Ballerini

“Love You Like That” by Canaan Smith

“One Hell of an Amen” by Brantley Gilbert

“Raise ‘Em Up” by Keith Urban feat. Eric Church

“Run Away With You” by Big & Rich

“Sangria” by Blake Shelton

“Sippin’ On Fire” by Florida Georgia Line

“Smoke Break” by Carrie Underwood

“Strip It Down” by Luke Bryan

“That Don’t Sound Like You” by Lee Brice

“Tonight Looks Good On You” by Jason Aldean

“Top of the World” by Tim McGraw

“We Went” by Randy Houser

“Wild Child” by Kenny Chesney feat. Grace Potter

“Young & Crazy” and Frankie Ballard

Written by Isabel Baldinger

Isabel is an intern for Celeb Secrets Country. Originally from New Jersey, she is currently living the dream in Nashville while getting her degree in Music Business from Belmont University. If she is not in class or interviewing artists, she is at a concert, at Hotbox, hanging out with friends, traveling, lounging around at Tin Roof, or eating tacos.


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