Brothers Osborne will be receiving the ASCAP Vanguard Award at this year’s ASCAP Country Music Awards.
With this honor, the award-winning duo will be recognized for their innovative work that’s helping shape the future of music. Previous recipients of the ASCAP Vanguard Award include Chris Stapleton, Kelsea Ballerini, St. Vincent, Third Day, Band of Horses, Sara Bareilles and more.
“John and TJ Osborne successfully honor the past and the future with their passionate country rock sound,” said ASCAP Chairman of the Board and President Paul Williams. “Together with John’s masterful guitar picking and TJ’s pitch-perfect baritone, they offer a fresh take on the modern country duo. We are thrilled to honor them with the ASCAP Vanguard Award.”
As previously announced, the 57th annual ASCAP Country Music Awards will include the presentation of the prestigious ASCAP Founders Award to Randy Travis, as well as the ASCAP Country Music Songwriter of the Year, Songwriter/Artist of the Year, Song of the Year and Publisher of the Year. Making the evening extra special will be select performances of ASCAP’s most performed songs by the award-winning songwriters and/or the artists who recorded them.
Aside from the ASCAP Country Music Awards, Brothers Osborne are up for four awards at the 53rd Annual CMA Awards, airing live from the Bridgestone Arena on November 13th @ 8/7c on ABC. The guys will go up against some of the genre’s biggest powerhouses in the following categories: Vocal Duo of the Year, Single of the Year, Music Video of the Year and Musical Event of the Year. You can view a full list of nominees here.
The 2019 ASCAP Country Music Awards will take place in Downtown Nashville on Monday, November 11th.