Posts Tagged ‘Producer of the Year’

If you pay attention to Billboard Magazine’s Top Country Songs Chart you will consistently see the name Dann Huff as ‘Producer’ next to five or more hit songs in any given week – from country stars including Keith Urban, Thomas Rhett, Brantley Gilbert and Dolly Parton. Huff has racked up numerous awards as a top Nashville guitarist and producer winning the ‘Musician of the Year’ award in 2001, 2004 and 2016 at the Country Music Association Awards and the ‘Producer of the Year award in 2006 and 2009 at the Academy of Country Music. Before all of his Nashville success, Dann was lead singer for the late 80’s/early 90’s rock band Giant who scored semi-hits with “Innocent Days” and “I’ll See You In My Dreams” from their 1989 LAST OF THE RUNAWAYS album. Back then, Huff was also a much sought-after pop/rock studio player lending his excellent guitar work to several #1 hits including Whitesnake’s “Here I Go Again” and “Like a Prayer” by Madonna.

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