CMA Reveals Songwriter Recipients of 10th Annual CMA Triple Play Awards

CMA Songwriters Series Presented by U.S. Bank performance to take place Tuesday, February 19 at Marathon Music Works in Nashville, TN. Photo credit: CMA

  CMA Songwriters Series Presented by U.S. Bank Performance Tuesday, Feb. 19 at Marathon Music Works to Feature Year’s Biggest Hitmakers Including Luke Combs, Nicolle Galyon, 
Ashley Gorley, Josh Kear, Chase McGill and Josh Osborne

The Country Music Association has revealed the recipients of the 10th annual CMA Triple Play Awards, an honor presented to songwriters who pen three No. 1 songs within a 12-month period based on the Country AircheckBillboard Country Airplay and Billboard Hot Country Songs charts.

In total, 10 songwriters will receive trophies this year: Luke Combs, Jesse Frasure, Nicolle Galyon, Ashley Gorley, Tyler Hubbard, Josh Kear, Shane McAnally, Chase McGill, Josh Osborne and Thomas Rhett.

Galyon will host a very special CMA Songwriters Series Presented by U.S. Bank performance, taking place Tuesday, Feb. 19 at Marathon Music Works in Nashville at 7:00 PM (doors 6:00 PM) and also featuring Combs, Gorley, Kear, McGill and Osborne. Tickets range in price from $30 – 50 and are on sale now at In celebration of the Triple Play Awards, $3 of each ticket sold will benefit the CMA Foundation, CMA’s philanthropic arm, which is committed to improving and sustaining high quality music education programs across the country. 

The CMA Songwriters Series presented by U.S. Bank performance will follow a private industry-only luncheon where recipients will be awarded their trophies on Feb. 19, hosted by Troy Tomlinson, CMA Board member and Sony/ATV Music Publishing President and CEO. 

The 10th annual CMA Triple Play Awards recipients are being recognized for the following:

Photo credit: Jim Wright

Luke Combs
“When It Rains It Pours”
“One Number Away”

Artist PR Photo 2017 – Jesse Frasure, Photo credit: Allen Clark

Jesse Frasure
“Unforgettable,” recorded by Thomas Rhett
“Marry Me,” recorded by Thomas Rhett
“Life Changes,” recorded by Thomas Rhett

Photo credit: Courtesy of Nicolle Galyon

Nicolle Galyon
“All the Pretty Girls,” recorded by Kenny Chesney
“Tequila,” recorded by Dan + Shay
“Coming Home,” recorded by Keith Urban ft. Julia Michaels

Photo Courtesy of Ashley Gorley

Ashley Gorley
“Fix A Drink,” recorded by Chris Janson
“Marry Me,” recorded by Thomas Rhett
“Life Changes,” recorded by Thomas Rhett

Photo credit: Robby Klein

Tyler Hubbard
“Meant to Be,” recorded by Bebe Rexha ft. Florida Georgia Line
“You Make It Easy,” recorded by Jason Aldean
“Simple,” recorded by Florida Georgia Line

Photo credit: Courtesy of Josh Kear

Josh Kear
“God, Your Mama, And Me,” recorded by Florida Georgia Line ft. Backstreet Boys
“Most People Are Good,” recorded by Luke Bryan
“Woman, Amen,” recorded by Dierks Bentley

Photo credit: Katie Kauss

Shane McAnally
“Written in the Sand,” recorded by Old Dominion
“Marry Me,” written by Thomas Rhett
“Get Along,” recorded by Kenny Chesney

Photo credit: Courtesy of Chase McGill

Chase McGill
“Sunrise, Sunburn, Sunset,” recorded by Luke Bryan
“Break Up in the End,” recorded by Cole Swindell
“Lose It,” recorded by Kane Brown

Photo credit: Katie Kauss

Josh Osborne
“Drinkin’ Problem,” recorded by Midland
“All the Pretty Girls,” recorded by Kenny Chesney
“Get Along,” recorded by Kenny Chesney

Photo credit: John Shearer

Thomas Rhett
“Marry Me”
“Life Changes”

About the Country Music Association
Founded in 1958, the Country Music Association is the first trade organization formed to promote a type of music. In 1961, CMA created the Country Music Hall of Fame to recognize artists and industry professionals with Country Music’s highest honor. More than 7,400 music industry professionals and companies from around the globe are members of CMA. The organization’s objectives are to serve as an educational and professional resource for the industry and advance the growth of Country Music around the world. This is accomplished through CMA’s core initiatives: the CMA Awards, which annually recognize outstanding achievement in the industry; CMA Fest, which benefits the CMA Foundation and music education and is taped for a three-hour network television special, “CMA Fest”; and “CMA Country Christmas.” All of CMA’s television properties air on the ABC Television Network.

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