Noted Producer Michael Knox
Gets First Grammy Nods
Nashville, TN (Dec. 7, 2012) — Noted Nashville music producer Michael Knox, who just recently garnered his very first CMA Award for Album of The Year for Jason Aldean’s MY KINDA PARTY, has recently received his first recognition as a producer associated with four Grammy nominated projects.
BEST COUNTRY SOLO PERFORMANCE
Jason Aldean-“Dirt Road Anthem”
BEST COUNTRY DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE Jason Aldean with Kelly Clarkson-“Don’t You Wanna Stay”
BEST COUNTRTY ALBUM
Jason Aldean MY KINDA PARTY
BEST COUNTRY SONG
Recorded by Trace Adkins – “Just Fishin’”
Knox, who is most noted for his work with country superstar Jason Aldean, who took home six
American Country Awards Monday night during Fox’s broadcast of the fan voted award show, has many production credits to his name including Trace Adkins, Kelly Clarkson (collaboration on “Don’t You Wanna Stay”), Bush Hawg, Ludacris (collaboration on “Dirt Road Anthem”), Montgomery Gentry, Randy Owen, Rachel Farley, Josh Thompson, Frankie Ballard, Hank Williams Jr., Brother Trouble and Chuck Wicks, among others. He has produced eight number one career singles for Jason Aldean so far, including “Big Green Tractor”, “She’s Country”, “Dirt Road Anthem”, “Don’t You Wanna Stay”, and the recent Mediabase #1 hit “Tattoos on this Town”.
In addition to his production work, Knox also manages Sony/RCA recording artists Bush Hawg and Average Joes Entertainment recording artist Rachel Farley. He also serves as Senior Creative Director for peermusic Group in Nashville.