|Zac Brown, Dallas Davidson Win Two Triple Plays From CMA|
Zac Brown and songwriter Dallas Davidson had double the songs needed to attend the recent CMA Songwriters Luncheon. The two writers wrote six songs each and took home two CMA Triple Play Awards during a ceremony at Nashville's Country Music Hall of Fame. Zac's six awards included honors for "Highway 20 Ride,""Free,""As She's Walking Away,""Colder Weather,""Knee Deep," and "Keep Me in Mind." Dallas took home awards for Blake Shelton's "All About Tonight," Justin Moore's "If Heaven Wasn't So Far Away," and Luke Bryan's "Country Girl (Shake it for Me)," as well as Josh Turner's "All Over Me" and Lady Antebellum's "Just a Kiss" and "We Owned the Night."
Bryan was also awarded for "Country Girl (Shake it for Me)," as well as for "Rain is a Good Thing" and "Someone Else Calling You Baby." Reflecting on the event he said he felt "blessed to be around all of these writers that have helped me down this path." Other honorees included Taylor Swift, who received her awards for "Mine,""Mean," and "Back to December;" Brad Paisley, who earned awards for "Water,""Anything Like Me," and "Old Alabama;" and Lady A's Hillary Scott, who was recognized for "Our Kind of Love" and "Just a Kiss" as well as Sara Evans'"A Little Bit Stronger."