BBR Music Group/BMG recording artists Jelly Roll and Lainey Wilson made history at the inaugural 2023 People’s Choice Country Awards dominating half of the overall 12 categories with a collective six wins. The first-ever fan voted event was held September 28 in Nashville, TN at the Grand Ole Opry.
Eight-time nominee Jelly Roll received some of the night’s biggest honors taking home the most awards of any artist including Male Artist of the Year, New Artist of the Year, and Song of the Year for ‘Need A Favor’. He also received nominations for Album of the Year for Whitsitt Chapel and Music Video of the Year for ‘Need A Favor’.
Seven-time nominee Lainey Wilson was also the recipient of several of the evening’s top awards including Female Artist of the Year and Music Video of the Year for ‘wait in the truck’. She also received nominations for People’s Artist of the Year, Album of the Year for Bell Bottom Country, and both Song of the Year and Collaboration Song of the Year for ‘wait in the truck’.
Together the unstoppable award-winning duo of Jelly Roll and Lainey Wilson were also awarded Collaboration Song of the Year for their Platinum-certified single ‘Save Me’, co-written by Jelly Roll, as a BMG songwriter.
BMG songwriter Austin Nivarel also earned his first People’s Choice award for co-writing the Song of the Year, ‘Need A Favor’, with Jelly Roll.
In total, both BMG recording artists and songwriters received an astounding 23 People’s Choice Country Awards nominations across 10 of the collective 12 categories.
BMG hit songwriter Carly Pearce received nominations for Female Artist of the Year and Collaboration Song of the Year for ‘We Don’t Fight Anymore’.
Chart-topping BBR Music Group recording artists Parmalee were also nominated for Group/Duo of the Year, BMG songwriter Shy Carter received a Collaboration of the Year nomination for co-writing ‘Beer With My Friends’, and BMG songwriter Bebe Rexha also received a nomination for Crossover Song of the Year for her co-write and performance of the song ‘Seasons’ with Dolly Parton.