HUTCHESON BROTHERS TAKE HOME
SONGWRITER ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT 2023 JMAS
Held at Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville
NASHVILLE, TENN. - Country music duo and singer-songwriters, the Hutcheson Brothers, comprised of Brandon and Jon Hutcheson, were honored with the Songwriter Achievement Award, for their self-penned song Damn Dallas, at The Josie Music Awards Gala on October 21, 2023. The event was held at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. The brothers received the award during a ceremony held inside the Opry's historic Studio A, where shows such as Crook & Chase, Hee Haw, and Nashville were filmed.
"We just really appreciate everyone with the JMAs for this recognition," the brothers stated. "Also, big thanks goes out to all of our supporters, our wives, mom and dad - everyone who encourages us, comes to the shows and plays our music. We're just thankful for the opportunity to play country music, and to be accept this award at the Opry House is pretty cool, too!"
The Songwriter Achievement Award is awarded to songwriters for unreleased material. Award winners are selected based on lyric content, melodic structure, and potential success at radio and charting. The Josie Music Awards is the largest independent multi-genre award show in the world.
The Hutcheson Brothers have earned a total of 45 Independent Country Music Award nominations since 2019 (22 of which in 2023) from five organizations - The Josie Music Awards, Tennessee Music Awards, International Singer-Songwriters Association, Fair Play Country Music Awards, and Who's Hoo Country Music Awards.
Hear a live performance version of Damn Dallas here.
Watch the Hutcheson Brothers' acceptance speech here.
View the official press release here.
First Album 'Behind The Levee' Out Now
On June 22, 2023, the Hutcheson Brothers officially released their first full album entitled, 'Behind The Levee'. The album is available on all digital/streaming services, such as Spotify, Apple Music, iHeart Radio, Pandora, etc. as well as in a limited run of physical copies.
'Behind The Levee' features singles 'Sip Happens' and 'She Don't Know She's Lonely' in addition to never before released tracks 'Searchin', a newly recorded version of 'Mississippi River Town', an acoustic cover of 'Kryptonite' by 3 Doors Down and more.
The album includes 8 tracks, including 5 written by the brothers. Additional songwriters on the project include Clyde Cagle (She Don't Know She's Lonely), Corey Lee Barker, Justin Love, Patrick O'Connor (Sip Happens), Shawn Sackman (Searchin' ; in addition to Barker), Brad Arnold, Todd Harrell, and Matt Roberts (Kryptonite).
Click HERE to download a digital copy or purchase a physical CD.
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Hutcheson Brothers Earn Numerous 2023 Independent Country Music Award Nominations
Five JMA Nominations - To Be Held At The Grand Ole Opry House
The year 2023 has proven to be significant for the Hutcheson Brothers, as they have earned a total of 22 nominations, bringing their overall total to 45 Independent Country Music Award nominations, across five total organizations (four organizations in 2023).
'Sip Happens' Makes Chart Debut; Video Featured On The Country Network
The Hutcheson Brothers' third single, 'Sip Happens', may have officially released in summer of 2022, but the song officially began to catch fire in January 2023 when several country music stations added 'Sip Happens' to their respective programming. 'Sip Happens' entered the CDX True Independent Country chart on January 5, 2023, and as of June 2023, has risen to as high as #49.
The official music video for the song was strong out of the gate, amassing over 20K online views within the first two weeks of its release in June 2022. The music video has also been picked up by The Country Network for their programming. Currently, the video has well over 35K views (Facebook, YouTube, etc.) in addition to the millions who have watched via The Country Network.
'Sip Happens' was written by JMA and TSAI award-winning songwriter Corey Lee Barker, Justin Love, and Patrick O'Connor.
The 'Sip Happens' music video was directed by R. Alan Ingalls of The Attention Co. of Dyersburg, Tenn.
DOWNLOAD/STREAM 'SIP HAPPENS'
WATCH THE OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO BELOW
Brandon Named On NSAI's 'Ones To Watch' List
Brandon Hutcheson, the older brother in the Hutcheson Brothers duo, was recently named on the 'Ones To Watch' list by the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) for February 2023. According to NSAI, songwriters with this distinction are recognized as writers on the rise.
"Songwriting is where most of my heart is at musically," said Brandon. "I love to create. I am proud of this honor, but if it wasn't for the talented people I've had the pleasure to co-write with, especially with Jon, I doubt something like this would have ever happened. They push me and encourage me to improve and pull my weight, but most of all I appreciate their willingness to work with me and for their support."
This marks Brandon's third time selected as 'Ones To Watch'.
Hutcheson Brothers Appear On Garth Brooks' Inside Studio G
Perform 'Trashy Women' With Confederate Railroad
The Hutcheson Brothers were paired with some major star power, as they were present on an episode of Inside Studio G with Garth Brooks and were invited to perform Confederate Railroad's hit 'Trashy Women' with the band themselves.
The brothers appeared on the weekly Facebook Live show, Inside Studio G, hosted by country music superstar, Garth Brooks. Below, watch a clip from the show where the guys perform a piece of Brooks' debut single, 'Much Too Young (To Feel This Damn Old)' and ask of the status of Brooks' long-awaited Lower Broadway honky-tonk and bar in Nashville.
Following their performance at the Magic Valley Music Fest, held at Birdsong Drive-In in Camden, Tenn. on October 21, 2022, Confederate Railroad front man Danny Shirley invited the Brothers to sing 'Trashy Women', the band's Top 10 Billboard hit song.
On The Road!
The Hutcheson Brothers live for the road! View the photo gallery below to see photos from The Dosey Doe Big Barn (The Woodlands, TX), Rosie's (Lincoln, NE), Beer Can Alley (Sioux City, IA), Smoke & Sounds (Austin, TX), The Josie Music Awards (Grand Ole Opry House - Nashville, TN), Country Tonite Theater (Pigeon Forge, TN), and everywhere in between!
Hutcheson Brothers Open For Country Legend, Grand Ole Opry Member Gene Watson
On April 23, 2022, the Hutcheson Brothers opened for Gene Watson at The Park Theater in McMinnville, Tenn. Watson, whose career has spanned over 60 years and has included five #1s, twenty-one Top 10s, and forty-eight charting singles, is known as 'The Singer's Singer' and is a member of The Grand Ole Opry. As openers, Jon and Brandon performed a 25-minute set of their original music capped off with a performance of the Ricky Skaggs' hit, 'Highway 40 Blues', which can be seen under the VIDEOS page. The show was presented by On Fire Concerts.
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