Brad Cox’s Acres announced as winner of the Golden Guitar Award for Top Selling Australian Country Album of 2023
15 January 2024
Tamworth Regional Council is thrilled to announce Brad Cox as the winner of the 2024 Golden Guitar Award for Top Selling Australian Country Album of the Year for his latest release, Acres. The announcement comes following the release of ARIA charts data, which is used to determine the winner of the Top Selling Australian Country Album of the Year award for the period 1 January to 31 December, 2023, for albums and new material, first released in 2023.
Produced by Brandon Hood, Acres was released in May 2023 and quickly went straight to number one on the ARIA Country Charts. The third-studio album for Brad Cox, Acres includes the hit singles Last Time Last and Single Life and was nominated for 2023 ARIA award. Brad Cox is also nominated for two Golden Guitar Awards in 2024, including Male Artist of the Year and Contemporary Country Album of the Year.
The top 5 top-selling Australian country albums of the year were:
1. Brad Cox – Acres
2. Kingswood – Home
3. James Johnston – Raised Like That
4. Fanny Lumsden – Hey Dawn
5. Travis Collins – Any Less Anymore
Toyota Golden Guitar Awards Executive Producer, Peter Ross, said: “The announcement of Brad Cox as the winner of the 2024 Golden Guitar Award for Top Selling Australian Country Album of the Year is very well deserved, and just the start of what is a very exciting time for artists in the Australian Country Music industry as we countdown to the Golden Guitar Awards later this month.”
Tamworth Regional Council will present the Toyota 52nd Golden Guitar Awards live on Saturday, 27th January 2024, from Tamworth Regional Entertainment and Conference Centre and livestreamed via the Festival website and Facebook channel.
For more information or to purchase tickets head to www.tcmf.com.au/awards