Byron’s songs have been released on seventy-seven RIAA certified Gold and Platinum albums and singles, earning ten ASCAP awards, thirty-two U.S. and Canadian top-ten chart hits, and numerous hits in other worldwide markets. His songs have been recorded by a list of artists that includes Ray Charles, Alabama, George Strait, Jason Aldean, Kenny Rogers, Don Williams, John Michael Montgomery, Anne Murray, Juice Newton, Joe Nichols, Randy Travis, Keith Whitley, Gary Allan, Rhonda Vincent, Johnny Lee, Blackhawk, Tracy Byrd, Neal McCoy, Doc & Merle Watson, Trace Adkins, Asleep At The Wheel, Dionne Warwick, George Jones, Toby Keith, Gene Watson, Porter Wagoner, Reba McEntire, Sammy Kershaw, Ed Bruce, Gord Bamford, Joe Diffie, Brooks & Dunn, Hank Thompson, Mila Mason, The Road Hammers, Bill Medley, Conway Twitty, Jeff Bates, Highway 101, Barbara Mandrell, Mel McDaniel, Rhett Akins, The Oak Ridge Boys, The Whites, Ricky Van Shelton, Rockie Lynne, The Seekers, Hey Romeo, Colt Ford, Mo Pitney, The Grascals, and many others. Byron currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI).
Here’s a nice holiday video of a song I wrote with Gord several years ago. This Christmas release of “Baseball Glove” by Gord Bamford charted in 2009 and 2010 on the Canadian Mediabase and Billboard country charts, and continues to get airplay around the holidays. Enjoy!
“The year 2014 was incredibly fun …. releasing a new CD and performing many shows and events with many talented friends for many good causes. Thank you to my fellow songwriters, performers, and musicians for sharing the stage, and to the venues, promoters, show sponsors, benefactors, media, and many others, and a special thank you to the […]
Iconic singer/songwriter and reigning CMA and ACM Entertainer of the Year George Strait will release THE COWBOY RIDES AWAY: LIVE FROM AT&T STADIUM Deluxe Edition exclusively with Walmart on Nov. 10. The deluxe package includes 28 live tracks on two CDs and a DVD of the 40-song show from the June 7, 2014 record-breaking The […]
For the consideration of the voting members of the National Academy of Recordings Arts & Sciences (NARAS), BYRON HILL – Red Leather Couch is on the 57th Grammy Awards Entry List (of eligible recordings): American Roots Music > Best Americana Album Ballots are to be submitted by November 5th. THANK YOU!!!!
Thanks to the following artists for the new cuts and recent releases: Ottar Johansen (Norway), DK Davis, Kevin Adam, Amy Metcalf, Lachlan Bryan (Australian, with a new USA CD release and a 21 date USA tour), Bill Wence, Billy Pitt (Australia), Moe Bandy, George Strait, Jason Aldean, Tarryn Aimee Smith, Mo Pitney, The Grascals, Jeff […]
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Country icon George Strait has released a 20-track live album recorded at his momentous The Cowboy Rides Away Tour finale at AT&T Stadium in Dallas, Texas. The Cowboy Rides Away: Live From AT&T Stadium commemorates a night of celebration for one of the most influential figures in country music. In stores Sep. 16, […]
Since 2003, Byron’s work with Gord Bamford has helped earn Gord a long list of hits and awards in Canada. The 2014 CCMA Awards held September 4-8 in Edmonton, AB added three more CCMAs to the list, along with special awards presented to Gord from SOCAN and the CMA! “Gord Bamford is an amazingly astute […]
(Edmonton, AB) The Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) announced the 2014 CCMA Awards final nominees today. Nominated for CCMA 2014 Songwriter(s) Of The Year are: Byron Hill, Gord Bamford, and Brent L. Baxter, for “When Your Lips Are So Close”. Nominated for CCMA 2014 Record Producer(s) Of The Year are: Byron Hill and Gord Bamford […]
Texas Monthly Magazine posts all of George Strait’s #1 songs! Audio posts: http://www.texasmonthly.com/story/all-george-straits-no-1s Detailed list: http://www.texasmonthly.com/sites/default/files/Strait_No%201s_1.pdf
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- Looking back on 2014 Shows and Events, and thanks to a long list of people.
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