Nashville, TN, July 21, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- The International Academy of Music Arts and Sciences, Inc. have honored Nashville’s own Artist to the Stars, Corey Frizzell, for the third consecutive year with a nomination for the 2014 AMG (Artists Music Guild) Heritage Award for Freelance Visual Artist of the Year.
Frizzell has been recognized for his artistic Collaboration with some of music’s biggest names by being the recipient of the 2012 and 2013 AMG Heritage Award for Freelance Visual Artist of the Year.
2014 has kept Frizzell busy with portrait commissions by Country Music Legend, Loretta Lynn and Country Star Ken Mellons, album artwork for Bluegrass Stars Mark Newton & Steve Thomas’ IBMA nominated project and a children’s book collaboration with Henry Paul of the hit Country Group, Blackhawk among other projects.
The 2014 AMG Heritage Awards will be a star studded, red carpet event, taking place on November 15th, at the AG Convention Center in Monroe, North Carolina. Country Music Star, Billy Gilman, will host this year’s awards show with appearances by Charlie Pride, Terri Gibbs and Chubby Checker.
The International Academy of Music Arts and Sciences, Inc. recognize the artistic achievements of select individuals with their AMG Heritage Awards. The AMG, founded by Emmy Award winners, David L Cook and Chris Nowels, began the Heritage Awards to recognize and present twenty-five awards to artists in various categories.
Corey falls in the middle of the six children spanning four decades of Allen Frizzell, former Nashville recording artist and younger brother of the Legendary Lefty Frizzell and Country Star, David Frizzell.
Frizzell has been a Golden Gloves Boxing Champion, acted in music videos and cast for two roles in the original Stephen King movie, “Children of The Corn.” If that's not interesting enough, he's now a writer, producer, manager, boxing coach and visual artist in high demand, creating custom portraits of the stars for the stars.
In 2006, with royal country music blood running through his veins, Frizzell came full circle being named Nashville’s Artist to the Stars for his artistic collaboration with some of Country, Bluegrass, Gospel, Americana and Roots music's biggest names, including George Jones, Randy Travis, Willie Nelson, Brad Paisley, Alan Jackson, Mark Newton, Carl Jackson, Mark Chesnutt, Gene Watson and Jerrod Niemann to name a few.