Shaun Tobar was awarded Gold, winning the category for best International Album of the Year for ‘One for the Road’ at the International Singer Songwriter (ISSA) awards held in Atlanta USA. August 2022
Shaun commented “Wow, totally shocked, this is amazing news. It goes to show that we in the Black Country can compete in the music world with the best of them!”
ISSA is internationally recognised by the music industry, giving legitimacy and credibility to those serious about their craft. Winning gold enhances the worldwide wide reputation of independent artists, whilst providing opportunity to be a judge, as well as perform at this prestigious event.
The Fair Play Country Music Awards (FPCM) is a Promotion Company & Music Magazine (KvK 76068501) based in Holland, which supports independent artists worldwide.
Shaun Tobar has previously been nominated and this year were nominated in 12 categories. FPCA recognises other genre's of music as well as country and represents independent artists from across the globe.
These nominations recognise the dedication and innovation of the Tobar band and their ability to blend country, blues and rock to create their own unique sound.
We were therefore, delighted and honoured to receive what would be our 2nd international award, for the single ‘Feelings’ which was awarded best country blues original original.
The band have received local recognition from the Shropshire Music Awards with nominations for 'Best Band' and for the single - 'Keep your eyes on the money'.
Following the international awards it is good to see the band gathering a strong local following with local air play and press interest.
Tobar is delighted to be nominated again for a Josie Award in 2023! The Josie Music Awards is the largest music award show in the independent music industry, which brings in thousands from around the globe yearly to celebrate as a privately owned, licensed company without attaching the event to other events in the music industry. The Josie Music Awards is the ultimate recognition for talents in the independent music industry and remains laser focused on the music aspect of the entertainment world.