2022 Country Now Awards Winners Revealed

The winners for the 2022 Country Now Awards have been revealed following the fan voting period, which took place from…

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Lauren Jo Black

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December 19, 2022

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2022 Country Now Awards

The winners for the 2022 Country Now Awards have been revealed following the fan voting period, which took place from Dec. 1 – Dec. 15 at CountryNow.com

Over 1.4 million total votes were cast in 13 categories in the time period, surpassing the 2021 total of 1.1 million votes.  

Morgan Wallen earned his second consecutive win in the Favorite Male Artist Category and is now a three-time Country Now Awards winner. 

Walker Hayes is now a two-time Country Now Awards winner after earning the title of Favorite Sing-Along with his chart-climbing hit, “Y’all Life.” 

The remaining winners are all first-time Country Now Awards recipients, including Ashley Cooke, Brett Young, Julia Cole, Alexandra Kay, Scotty McCreery, Corey Kent, Jessie James Decker, Billy Currington, Priscilla Block, Kane Brown, Jelly Roll, Old Dominion, and Lainey Wilson. 

The Country Now Awards winners will receive a trophy at a later date. Stay tuned to @countrynow on Instagram for messages from several of the winners.

The 2022 Country Now Awards winners include: 

Favorite Sing-Along Song: “Y’all Life” – Walker Hayes

Favorite Love Song: “Never ‘Til Now” – Ashley Cooke and Brett Young

Favorite Breakup Song: “Best Worst Ex” – Julia Cole and Alexandra Kay

Favorite Sentimental Song: “Damn Strait” – Scotty McCreery

Favorite Viral Song: “Wild As Her” – Corey Kent

Favorite Collaboration: “I Still Love You” Jessie James Decker with Billy Currington

Favorite Debut Project: Welcome To The Block Party – Priscilla Block

Favorite Album: Different Man – Kane Brown

Favorite Competition Contestant: Jay Allen – The Voice (Season 22)

Favorite Breakthrough Artist: Jelly Roll

Favorite Duo or Group: Old Dominion

Favorite Male Artist: Morgan Wallen

Favorite Female Artist: Lainey Wilson

See messages from several winners below.

Jessie James Decker

Jay Allen

Julia Cole and Alexandra Kay

Walker Hayes

Ashley Cooke

Corey Kent

Scotty McCreery

Old Dominion

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Lauren Jo Black

Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.