GRAMMYs reigning Best New Artist, Zac Brown Band kicked off 2011 winning the GRAMMY for Best Country Collaboration for “As She’s Walking Away” featuring Alan Jackson. Zac Brown Band is also nominated for five ACM awards, with Brown personally earning an additional four nominations, Brown leads all artists with a cumulative total of nine nominations.
Of the recent win, Zac Brown noted: “It was an honor to be recognized by The Recording Academy as Best New Artist last year, and to be able to follow that up with another win this year was just incredible. We want to thank our supportive fans, our hard working team and all the great artists who’ve collaborated with us, including one of our musical heroes Alan Jackson, who we share the win for Best Country Collaboration. We’re thrilled and we’re simply going to continue making music we love playing.”