International Awards

Jo Walker Meador International Award

This Award Recognizes outstanding achievement by an individual in advocating and supporting Country Music’s marketing development in territories outside the United States.

Media Executives would be eligible if their involvement reached outside of their primary role, otherwise their eligibility for the Wesley Rose International Media Achievement Award would exclude them.

Previous Winners:

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Trisha Walker-Cunningham, TWI

CMT: Country Music Television

Bob Saporiti, Warner/Reprise Records Nashville

Barry Coburn, Ten Ten Management

Judy Seale, Refugee International

Sarah Brosmer & Kate Farmer, MCA Nashville & Universal International

Jeffrey Stothers, Gone Country Promotions

Iain Snodgrass, Universal Music International, UK

Sheila Hamilton, Canadian Country Music Association, Canada

Meryl Gross, Australia

Jeff Green, R&R, USA

Greg Swain, Telstra, Australia

Alan McBlane, Mcb3, UK

Heather Ostertag, FACTOR, Canada

Mark Moffatt, USA

Michael Chugg, Michael Chugg Entertainment, Australia

John Lomax III, US

Ralph Murphy, ASCAP, USA

Scott Borchetta, Big Machine Records, USA

Jeff Walker, AristoMedia; USA

 

Wesley Rose International Media Achievement Award

This award was established to recognize outstanding achievements in the media as they relate to Country Music outside of the United States. Print and Internet journalists; columnists; authors; editors; television writers, producers and bookers; and syndicated radio reporters who reside outside the United States are eligible to win this award to be presented only when it is deemed that a recipient is worthy of recognition.

Previous Winners:

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

 

2012

2013

Mark Cooper, BBC TV, UK

Richard Wootton, Byworth Wootton, UK

Wally Whyton, BBC Radio 2, UK

Tony Byworth, Byworth Wootton, UK

Avril MacRory, BBC Television, UK

Georges Lang, RTL, Luxembourg

Mark Hagen, VH-1, UK

BBC Radio 2, UK

The Midday Show, Australia

Trevor Dann, BBC Music Entertainment, UK

Gill Robert, MusicCountry, Australia/Pacific Rim

Howard Bowles, HSB Media, UK

CMT, Canada

Country Music People, UK

Terry Wogan and Paul Walters, UK

Country Gazette, The Netherlands

Tim Daley, CMC, Australia

Alan Cackett, UK

Roger Ryan, Ireland

Al Booth, BBC Radio 2, UK

Cheryl Byrnes, Australia

Marie Moloney, Richard Wootton Publicity, UK

Rineke Van Beek, posthumously

Bob Harris, BBC Radio 2, UK

Duncan Warwick, Country Music People, UK

 

International Artist Achievement Award

This award recognizes outstanding achievement by a US based artist who has demonstrated the most significant creative growth, development and promotion of the Country Music industry outside of the United States during the eligibility period.

Previous Winners:

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

BR5 49

The Mavericks

Trisha Yearwood

Shania Twain

Reba McEntire

Lonestar

Bellamy Brothers

Dixie Chicks

Dolly Parton

Keith Urban

Dixie Chicks

Dwight Yoakam

Tie: Dierks Bentley, Brooks & Dunn

Taylor Swift

Not presented

Brad Paisley

Lady Antebellum

Taylor Swift

* Formerly the International Touring Artist Award

International Country Broadcaster Award

This Award recognizes outstanding achievement by a radio broadcaster outside the United States who has made important contributions for the development of Country Music in their country.

CMA can present this Award up to three times annually. Each recipient must represent a different territory.

Previous Winners:

1997

1997

1997

1998

1998

1998

1999

1999

1999

2000

2000

2000

2000

2001

2001

2001

2002

2002

2003

2003

2003

2004

2004

2004

2005

2005

2005

2006

2006

2006

2007

2007

2007

2008

2008

2008

2009

2009

2009

2010

2010

2010

2011

2011

2011

2012

2012

2012

2013

Nick Erby, Australia

Walter Fuchs, Germany

John Laws, Australia

Lloyd Coles, Wales

Ruud Hermans and Jan de Jong, the Netherlands

Kirsten Helm Petersen, Denmark

Country FM, the Netherlands

Trevor Smith, The Outback Club, Australia

Dieter Vulpus and Bernd Schroeder, Germany

Dick Barrie, Scotland

Thomas Jeier, Germany

Korneliusz Pacuda, Poland

John Nutting, Australia

Nick Barraclough, UK

Gary Beattie, Australia

Bill Black, UK

David Allan, UK

Stuart Cameron, UK

Pat Geary, Scotland

Johnnie Walker, UK

John Laws, Australia

Trevor Campbell, UK

Nikos Garavelas, Greece

Bob Harris, UK

Bryan Burnett, Scotland

Ray Hadley, Australia

The Odd Squad, Canada

Ian Holland, Australia

Helen MacPherson, Scotland

Tim Rogers, UK

Nick Erby, Australia

Jackie-Rae Greening, Canada

Georges Lang, France

John Bond, Australia

Joe Fish, UK

Pio McCann, Ireland

Casey Clarke, Canada

Brian Clough, UK

Grant Goldman, Australia

Sandy Harsch, Ireland

Alan Watkiss, UK

Larry Cann, Australia

Brian D’Arcy, Northern Ireland

Ken Macleod, Scotland

Felicity Urquhart, Australia

Lee Williams, UK

Takehisa Matsuda, Japan

David Burton, Australia

Bob Harris, UK

 

Global Country Artist Award

The Global Country Artist Award recognizes outstanding achievements by a Country Music artist originally signed outside of the United States. The artist must have furthered the popularity of Country Music as well as brought attention to the Country Music format in their foreign based territory.

Previous Winners:

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Lee Kernaghan, Australia

Kasey Chambers and Slim Dusty, Australia

Paul Brandt, Canada

Jason McCoy, Canada

Adam Harvey, Australia

Troy Cassar-Daley, Australia

Catherine Britt, Australia

Tommy Emmanuel, Australia

The McClymonts, Australia

Jasmine Rae, Australia

Gord Bamford, Canada