Byron Hill

ASCAP AWARDS:
Out Of Your Mind – (Hill/Knutson), 1979, recorded by Joe Sun.
Pickin’ Up Strangers – (Hill), 1981, recorded by Johnny Lee.
Fool Hearted Memory – (Hill/Mevis), 1982, recorded by George Strait.
Nights – (Hill/Hiller), 1986, recorded by Ed Bruce.
Born Country – (Hill/Schweers), 1991, recorded by Alabama.
Alright Already – (Hill/Rudd), 1993, recorded by Larry Stewart.
Lifestyles Of The Not So Rich And Famous – (Hill/Tester), 1994, recorded by Tracy Byrd.
If I Was A Drinkin’ Man – (Hill/Rudd), 1995, recorded by Neal McCoy.
Nothing On But The Radio – (Hill/Blackmon/Long), 2003, recorded by Gary Allan.
Size Matters – (Hill/Dekle), 2005, recorded by Joe Nichols.

RIAA CERTIFIED GOLD AND PLATINUM AWARDS (as Songwriter):
Alabama, 41 Number Ones, RCA Records, Gold & Platinum x 5
Alabama, Greatest Hits-Volume 2, RCA Records, Gold & Platinum
Alabama, The Essential Alabama, RCA/Legacy, Gold
Clay Walker, Clay Walker, Giant Records, Gold & Platinum
Gary Allan, See If I Care, Decca Records, Gold & Platinum
Gary Allan, Used Heart For Sale, Decca Records, Gold
Gary Allan, Greatest Hits, Decca Records, Gold
George Jones, High-Tech Redneck, Mercury Records, Gold
George Jones, 50 Years Of Hits, Bandit, Gold
George Strait, 50 Number Ones, MCA Records, Gold & Platinum x 7
George Strait, Greatest Hits-Vol 1, MCA Records, Gold & Platinum x 4
George Strait, Honkytonkville, MCA Records, Gold & Platinum
George Strait, Strait From The Heart, MCA Records, Gold & Platinum
George Strait, Strait Out Of The Box, MCA Records, Gold & Platinum x 8
Joe Nichols, Man With A Memory, Universal South, Gold & Platinum
Joe Nichols, III, Universal South, Gold
John Michael Montgomery, Brand New Me, Atlantic Records, Gold
John Michael Montgomery, What I Do Best, Atlantic Records, Gold & Platinum
Johnny Lee, Lookin’ For Love, Full Moon, Gold
Juice Newton, Headin’ For A Heartache, Capitol Records, Gold (B-Side Single)
Juice Newton, Juice, Capitol Records, Gold & Platinum
Keith Whitley, Don’t Close Your Eyes, RCA Records, Gold
Kenny Rogers, Heart Of The Matter, RCA Records, Gold
Kenny Rogers, What About Me, RCA Records, Gold & Platinum
Neal McCoy, Greatest Hits, Atlantic Records, Gold & Platinum
Neal McCoy, You Gotta Love That, Atlantic Records, Gold & Platinum
Randy Travis, Heroes & Friends, Warner Brothers, Gold & Platinum
Randy Travis, No Holdin’ Back, Warner Brothers, Gold & Platinum x 2
Sammy Kershaw, Politics, Religion & Her, Mercury Records, Gold
Sammy Kershaw, The Hits, Chapter 2, Mercury Records, Gold
Toby Keith, How Do You Like Me Now, Dreamworks, Gold & Platinum
Trace Adkins, Big Time, Capitol Records, Gold
Tracy Byrd, Keepers, MCA Records, Gold
Tracy Byrd, Love Lessons, MCA Records, Gold
Tracy Byrd, No Ordinary Man, MCA Records, Gold & Platinum x 2

FOREIGN CERTIFIED GOLD AND PLATINUM AWARDS (as Songwriter):
Steinar Albrigtsen, Alone Too Long, Norsk Plateproduksjon, (Album) Platinum (Norway)
Daniel O’Donnell, Follow Your Dream, Ritz Records, (Album) Gold (UK)
Anne Murray, The Best So Far, Capitol Records, (Album), CRIA/Music Canada Gold & Platinum (Canada)
Gord Bamford, When Your Lips Are So Close, Sony/Cache, (Single), Music Canada Gold (Canada)
Gord Bamford, Christmas In Canada, Sony/Cache, (Album), Music Canada Gold & Platinum (Canada)
Country Heat 2014, Sony Music Canada/Warner Music Canada, (Album), Music Canada Gold (Canada)

RIAA CERTIFIED GOLD AND PLATINUM AWARDS (as Producer):
Gary Allan, Used Heart For Sale, Decca Records, Gold
Gary Allan, Smoke Rings In The Dark, Decca Records, Gold
Gary Allan, Greatest Hits, Decca Records, Gold (Various Producers)

FOREIGN CERTIFIED GOLD AND PLATINUM AWARDS (as Producer):
Gord Bamford, When Your Lips Are So Close, Sony/Cache, (Single), CRIA/Music Canada Gold (Canada)
Country Heat 2014, Sony Music Canada/Warner Music Canada, (Album), Music Canada Gold (Canada)

OTHER AWARDS, RECOGNITION, & SERVICE:

2017 Nominated – SOCAN Music Nova Scotia Song of the Year, “Can’t Remember Never Loving You” (Hill/Janes)

(Awards are Nov. 5, 2017)
2016 Appointed – ASCAP Songwriter Nomination Committee for the ASCAP Board of Directors
2015 Nominated – Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame
2015 Awarded – NARAS-The Recording Academy (Lifetime Membership for 35 years of support)
2015 Produced – CCMA Single of the Year, “Where A Farm Used To Be” (Awarded to the artist: Gord Bamford)
2014 Appointed – ASCAP Songwriter Nomination Committee for the ASCAP Board of Directors
2014 Produced – CCMA Single of the Year, “When Your Lips Are So Close” (Awarded to the artist: Gord Bamford)
2014 Produced – JUNO nominated Country Album of The Year: Country Junkie (Gord Bamford)
2013 Awarded – CCMA Record Producer of the Year, The Boom Chucka Boys – The Boom Chucka Boys
2013 Produced – CCMA Single of the Year, “Leaning On A Lonesome Song” (Awarded to the artist: Gord Bamford)
2013 Produced – CCMA Album of the Year, Is It Friday Yet (Awarded to the artist: Gord Bamford)
2013 Produced – WCMA Country Record of the Year, Is It Friday Yet (Awarded to the artist: Gord Bamford)
2012 Awarded – CCMA Songwriter of the Year, “Is It Friday Yet” (Hill/Brown/Bamford)
2012 Awarded – CCMA Record Producer of the Year, Is It Friday Yet – Gord Bamford
2012 Awarded – Hey Romeo, CCMA Group of the Year (Recognition Award)
2012 Awarded – Recording Artists’ Management Alliance (Recognition: “The Producer’s Chair”)
2011 Awarded – Charlotte Music Awards (Lifetime Achievement Award)
2011 Awarded – Ferriday Songfest (Recognition Award)
2011 Produced – JUNO nominated Country Album of The Year: Day Job (Gord Bamford)
2010 Awarded – CCMA Record Producer of the Year, Day Job – Gord Bamford
2010 Produced – CCMA Album of the Year, Day Job (Awarded to the artist: Gord Bamford)
2010 Produced – CMN Album of the Decade (2007), Honkytonks And Heartaches (Awarded to the artist: Gord Bamford)
2009 Awarded – SOCAN Country Song of the Year, “Stayed Till Two” (Hill/Bamford)
2008 Appointed – Leadership Music (Class of 2008)
2008 Awarded – CCMA Record Producer of the Year, Honkytonks And Heartaches – Gord Bamford
2008 Produced – JUNO nominated Country Album of The Year: Honkytonks And Heartaches (Gord Bamford)
2005 Awarded – Tennessee Songwriter Association International (Recognition Award)
2002 Awarded – NSAI (Recognition – Twenty Years Of Hits)
Elected – NSAI (Board of Directors, and Executive Committee, current service)
Appointed – ASCAP Southern Writers Advisory Board (Past Service)
Awarded – NSAI Charlotte Workshop (Recognition of service)
Awarded – NSAI (#1 Award, multiple)
Awarded – CMA (#1 Award, multiple)
Awarded – ASCAP (Number One Club)

SOURCE REFERENCES: Top Country Songs 1944-2005 by Joel Whitburn (Billboard Publications), Hot Country Albums 1964-2007 by Joel Whitburn (Billboard Publications), Top Pop Singles 1955-2006 by Joel Whitburn (Billboard Publications), Billboard Magazine (USA and Canada), Music Row Magazine, Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), Canadian Recording Industry Association (CRIA), Mediabase (USA and Canada), Nielsen-BDS (USA and Canada), Texas Regional Radio Chart (TRR), TRACtion Texas chart (CDX), All Music Guide, Wikipedia, Internet Movie Database (IMDB), Hotdisc International (UK, E, A, NZ), Country Music Hall of Fame Library, Canadian Country Music Associations (CCMA), Western Canada Music Association (WCMA), Radio & Records Magazine (R&R, USA and Canada, published 1973-2006, charts used Mediabase until July 2006, then BDS), RPM Magazine Canada (considered the industry chart standard in Canada, published 1964-2000), Record World Magazine (USA and Canada, published 1964-1982), Cashbox Magazine (published 1942-1996), The Gavin Report (published 1958-2002), Country Music News, Canada (CMN, published 1980-March 2012), Charlotte Music Awards, The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP), Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN), Country Music Association (CMA), Nashville Songwriter Association International (NSAI), Nashville Songwriters Foundation/Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame (NaSHOF).

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