Alan, Brad, Keith Get Triple Play Awards

photo by JOHN RUSSELL/CMA

Nashville loves its songwriters, and so do the artists who make the songs into No. 1 hits. A who's who of Nashville's hottest celebrities gathered recently at the Country Music Association's second annual songwriters’ luncheon, where artists and writers who had who had penned three No. 1 hits in a 12-month period were honored for their accomplishments.

Songwriters including Monty Powell, Casey Beathard, Dallas Davidson, Chris DuBois and Ashley Gorley were awarded with the CMA Triple Play Awards. Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood, Taylor Swift, Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker, Dierks Bentley and Alan Jackson were also among the honorees and presenters.

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