Hicks won Best Country Song at The Akademia Awards in Los Angeles in February 2017 with the motivation.

“Here’s a refreshingly sincere country jam in a sea of increasingly slick pop country offerings that have estranged traditional adherents to the genre – a welcome effort.”

Located in Los Angeles, California, with offices in Nashville, New York and London. The Akademia Music Awards is dedicated to recognizing excellence in music throughout the world and supporting musicians interested in receiving a higher degree of market exposure and professional recognition for their work.

The Akadema team consists of senior record and media executives from some of the largest companies, as well as a full staff of marketing and operations experts.