It's a happy day for Heidi Newfield
Wednesday, February 11, 2009
– The biggest surprise in the Academy of Country Music nominations announced Wednesday may well be Heidi Newfield, who was nominated in four categories. Her debut solo single Johnny and June
earned nominations for Single, Song, and Video of the Year. She also took nominations for top female vocalist
"My manager, Greg Hill, called and woke me up this morning and said 'turn your TV on'...My husband and I watched the nominations with teary eyes and total elation."
"The support and excitement for me and this record has really blown me away, and I'm so proud for all the wonderful people who've been involved in it. I am truly honored and blessed. This is one of the happiest days of my life, so far."
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Opening any CD with a cover of a song closely associated with Lucinda Williams is a gutsy move. But on her first solo release after amiably breaking away from her band Trick Pony, Heidi Newfield throws down the gauntlet. She kicks off "What Am I Waiting For" with the Randy Weeks penned "Can't Let Go," made most famous on Williams' "Car Wheels on a Gravel Road." It's a rollicking good tune and an unexpected showcase for Newfield's voice, which is ...