Performing rights organization SESAC held its Nashville Music Awards at the Country Music Hall of Fame on Nov. 10 to honor its Songwriter of the Year, Song of the Year, Publisher of the Year and the its Most Performed Songs of 2019.
Justin Ebach, who co-penned Dustin Lynch’s “Good Girl” and Brett Young’s “Here Tonight,” among others, was named Songwriter of the Year, while Luke Combs’ “Beautiful Crazy, which was co-penned by Luke, Wyatt Durrette and Robert Williford, was named Song of the Year. Warner Chappell Music was awarded Publisher of the Year.
Jimmie Allen’s “Best Shot,” Russell Dickerson’s “Blue Tacoma,” Runaway June’s “Buy My Own Drinks,” Eric Church’s “Desperate Man,” Luke Combs’ “Beautiful Crazy,” Chris Young’s “Hangin’ On,” and more were among SESAC’s Most Performed Songs of 2019.
Blanco Brown, Jimmie Allen and Ray Wylie Hubbard performed during the evening’s ceremony.
A number of stars walked the red carpet before the ceremony, including Ray Wylie Hubbard, Rosanne Cash, Lee Brice, Jimmie Allen, Runaway June, Blanco Brown and more.
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