(L-R) Co-Director of CMC Rocks & CEO of Potts Entertainment Jeremy Dylan; Maven Manager Ken Outch; Luke Combs; Travis Collins; Cam; CMA Vice President of International Relations and Development Milly Olykan; Head of ABC Music & Events Natalie Waller
While in Australia this week for CMA’s touring series, Introducing Nashville and the CMC Rocks music festival, a selection of Country artists and music industry executives received international awards on behalf of the Country Music Association. Ashley McBryde and CMA Vice President of International Relations and Development, Milly Olykan, presented Chugg Entertainment Managing Director Susan Heymann with the CMA Jo Walker Meador International Award. Luke Combs and Cam presented Australian Country artist Travis Collins with the CMA Jeff Walker Global Country Artist Award. This year, the award was presented to two acts, the other recipient being British Country duo Ward Thomas. Additional 2019 CMA International Award recipients include BBC Radio 2 Radio Host Baylen Leonard, who was presented the CMA International Country Broadcaster Award. CMA also awarded Kacey Musgraves with the International Artist Achievement Award.