Home-grown UK talent rubbed shoulders with visiting American notables at the first full day of Long Road delights.
The brand new music and lifestyle festival takes place from 7 – 9 September 2018 in the grounds of Leicestershire's Stanford Hall.
Listen to uDiscover's playlist featuring some of the most memorable work of a pop laureate.
Ceremony will take place during commemorative 'Love In Bloom' weekend.
Since their inception in 2002, the awards have recognised talent that sometimes gets lost in the commercial Nashville country scene.
The Long Road, a new, Country,Americana and Roots festival has been announced for September 2018 at Stanford Hall, Lutterworth, Leicestershire.
After a year of sellout shows, country superstar Alan Jackson's Honky Tonk Highway tour heads back on the road on 19 January 2018.
The all-star tribute concert celebrating the work of Emmylou Harris is now a CD, DVD and Blu-ray disc.