Nashville, TN – (Jan. 27, 2012) – Award-winning producer Michael Knox received THREE ACM Award nominations this week for his work with Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson.
Album on the Year – MY KINDA PARTY – Jason Aldean (Broken Bow Records) Produced by: Michael Knox
Single Record of the Year – “Don’t You Wanna Stay” – Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson (Broken Bow Records) Produced by: Michael Knox
Vocal Event of the Year – “Don’t You Wanna Stay” – Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson (Broken Bow Records) Produced by: Michael Knox
Knox recently topped Billboard’s list of Top Music Producers for 2011 in the #2 spot, up from #3 last year. He is also no stranger to the award stage, with a CMA Award for Album of The Year – Jason Aldean’s MY KINDA PARTY and he is also associated with FOUR Grammy- nominated projects, including Country Album of the Year, Jason Aldean- MY KINDA PARTY.
Knox is most noted for his production work with country superstar Jason Aldean but he 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 Joe’s Entertainment recording artist Rachel Farley. He also serves as Senior Creative Director for peermusic Group in Nashville.