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Graeme Connors and Matt Fell receive 2011 Golden Guitar award

Graeme Connors with Joy McKean being presented 2011 Golden Guitar
Nov 24, 2011 Updated Dec 5, 2011

The 2011 Golden Guitar award for Album Of The Year has been officially presented to Graeme Connors and producer Matt Fell for 'Still Walking'.

At a function in Sydney to launch the 40th Tamworth Country Music Festival, the duo were presented with their 2011 Golden Guitar Awards by Australian country music legend and wife of the late Slim Dusty, Joy McKean.

This presentation closes a chapter of the Golden Guitars that left the CMAA redfaced following the 2011 Award ceremony.  Hosts of the evening Ray Hadley and Beccy Cole were handed an envelope containing the previously announced winner of the Top Selling Album - Lee Kernaghan for 'Planet Country'.

In his acceptance speech, Graeme Connors asked for a line to be drawn following this presentation and no mention of the mix-up to be made during the awards this coming January.

Graeme Connors is a finalist in the 2012 Golden Guitars with Album Of the Year, Male Artist of the Year and Song of the Year.

There is a complete list of all finalists here.

The 2012 Golden Guitar Awards will be presented in Tamworth on Saturday January 28, 2012, as part of the 40th Tamworth Country Music Festival.  The Festival takes place between January 20 - 29, 2012.  

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Graeme Connors (born in Mackay, Queensland) is an Australian country music singer, songwriter, and performer. He is best known for the hits A Little Further North and Let The Canefields Burn. Throughout his music career Graeme has released over fourteen albums and to date has received fourteen Golden Guitar awards among other prestige Australian country music awards. He wrote the lyrics for the...

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