Wayne Jacobs Wins Big At UK Country Radio
ALLAN WATKISS PRESENTED WAYNE JACOBS WITH THE UKCOUNTRYRADIO.COM LISTENERS’ CLUB AWARD A RECENT AWARDS PARTY IN THE UK
London songwriter Wayne Jacob’s has been presented with UKCountryRadio.com’s Listeners’ Club Award for the second consecutive year.
The Award is given to one of the songs promoted through the online country music radio station during the previous year. recipients include Jonny Williams, Rita B and Richard Plank & Guy Charles.
The winner was announced at UKCountryRadio.com’s recent Sixth Birthday Party, where those attending were alll able to vote for the five amazing Finalists being, Wayne Jacobs, Thorne Hill, Chris Green Project, Ray Peters Band and Sharon King & The Reckless Angels.
Erith-based Wayne won the award for his song “I Want My Daddy”, which was inspired by the true story of a Kentucky firefighter who was seriously injured in a crash involving a truck.
The first responder on the scene just happened to be the firefighter’s wife… their children who were are also at the scene, were heard to say “I want my daddy” by people were present at the accident.
Having won the Award last year for his song “Kentucky Whiskey”, Wayne had the task at the Birthday Party of announcing this year’s winner.
After realising he had won the Award for a second year, Wayne said “I would just like to say a big thank you to all the UKCountryRadio.com presenters, Finalists, guest artists and staff at the show. And thank you for my winning trophy – you have made all my dreams come true”.
UKCountryRadio.com manager Allan Watkiss said, “Congratulations to Wayne on winning our Award. His winning song “I Want My Daddy” contained all the key ingredients of a fantastic country song – lyrics based on a true story, coming from the heart, which make you think. Wayne has also invested heavily in the production of his song to ensure a strong vocal and musical delivery of the finished track.
The standard of our five finalists for our Listeners’ Club Award was particularly high this year, proving there are some extremely talented performers and writers in country music in the UK.”
The Listeners’ Club Award trophy and Winners Certificate were presented to Wayne during a special Winners Lunch in the Suffolk town of Newmarket on Saturday 12th October.
– Allan Watkiss