Pisgah Ridge Artist Garners Top Awards

October 9, 2013

Kristy Cox named Independent Artist of the Year
and Female Vocalist of the Year

Multi-award-winning Australian Bluegrass artist Kristy Cox adds two new honors to her already multi-award winning career with recent wins at the Australian Independent Country Music Awards. Known as The Southern Stars, the prestigious awards are held annually in Mildura, Australia and play a major role in fostering Australian music talent.

Kristy received the 2013 Capital News Australian Independent Female Vocalist of the Year Award, for the current single “I Hate That I Still Love You’ from the album, Miles and Timezones. Kristy also received the evening’s biggest award with the coveted Australian Independent Artist of the Year Award.

Cox has planted new roots in Nashville and recently signed with Pisgah Ridge, an imprint of Mountain Home Music of Arden, NC. She also inked an exclusive songwriting contract with Asheville Forest Music (SESAC).

Kristy has been performing in the U.S., Europe and her Australian homeland for years, resulting in #1 hits on Australian radio charts as well as winning several Victorian & National Country Music Awards. With the support of her new Pisgah Ridge family, she is focusing on the U.S. with plans for a new album and an upcoming new tour.

Fans at the recent 2013 International Bluegrass Music conference got a taste of the excitement when Kristy showcased at the Raleigh, NC event.

The young singer/songwriter already has five Victorian & National Country Music Awards to her credit, including Victorian Entertainer of the Year. She has also been a Tamworth Starmaker finalist and APRA Professional Development Awards finalist for Country Songwriter in 2011.

Kristy Cox is currently at the Crossroads studios in Arden, NC working on her forthcoming project with producer Jerry Salley. The album is set for early 2014 release on the Pisgah Ridge label. To learn more, visit:

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