Fourth Annual Nashville Music Awards - 1998

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Multi-Grammy Award-winning artist Steve Winwood will make a rare Nashville appearance when he performs on the Fourth Annual Nashville Music Awards Jan. 21 at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center. Winwood will be joined by guitarist/songwriter Steve Cropper (Booker T & the MG's, "Dock of the Bay," "Knock On Wood").

An NMA nominee for Male Vocalist, Winwood is a part-time resident of Nashville who has amassed impressive credentials both as lead singer for the highly respected British rock groups The Spencer Davis Group, Blind Faith and Traffic, before beginning a successful solo career in with a 1977 self-titled solo album.

Seven solo albums later, Winwood has won numerous Grammy and multi-platinum awards for the 1986 album Back In The High Life, and for hit singles such as "Higher Love," "When You See A Chance" and "Roll With It." His current album is the Virgin release Junction Seven.

Also performing on the Nashville Music Awards show is multi-NMA nominee Kathy Mattea, whose album Love Travels is nominated for Country Album of the Year. Two of her videos, "455 Rocket" and "I'm On Your Side" are nominated in the Video of the Year category for director Steven Goldmann.

Winwood, Cropper and Mattea will join an impressive lineup of talent which includes John Hiatt, Amy Grant, Bob Carlisle, Rodney Crowell, the trio of Bela Fleck, Edgar Meyer and Mike Marshall, dc Talk, Rod McGaha, Buddy and Julie Miller and Mike Eldred, all of whom demonstrate the diversity of the talent-rich Nashville music community.

The Nashville Music Awards are presented by Leadership Music, and the proceeds benefit Humanities Outreach in Tennessee (H.O.T.) as well as Leadership Music. Click here for more details, including ticket information.

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Page created January 23, 1998.
Last updated January 23, 1998.