Lee Brice Says He’s ‘Humbled’ By ACM Awards Single Record of the Year Nomination
Lee Brice is still taking in his 2015 ACM Awards nomination for Single Record of the Year. The singer-songwriter is nominated for his touching tune, 'I Don't Dance,' the title track of his No. 1 album, which was released last year.
"'I Don't Dance' is a special song -- I wrote it for [my wife] Sara, so this nomination means a lot," he says. "I'm also humbled to join the incredible lineup in the category, and it's really cool to be recognized as a producer because it's such a big part of my creative process."
While Brice is thrilled with the success of the song, which was the fastest-certified platinum country single of 2014, he originally didn't plan on even recording the tune.
“It was a gift to my wife for our first dance, and it said, ‘Man, I didn’t know that I was ever going to really get here in my life,’ but she brought me here,” he explains. “She got me there in the way that I never imagined I could be this happy of a person and happy of a man, so I’ve got a great life right now, and it’s all because of her.”
The award for Single Record of the Year goes to artist and producer, making it Brice's first nomination as a producer; he co-produced his entire 'I Don't Dance' record. Brice won an ACM Award last year, for Song of the Year, for 'I Drive Your Truck.'
Download 'I Don't Dance' here. The 50th ACM Awards will air live from the AT&T Stadium on April 19 at 8 PM ET on CBS.
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