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Billy Bridge and Kelly Cooper Clip "Stumblin' In has hit the CMC  TOP 50.
Thanks to everyone who has been voting and requesting the clip.
Keep on requesting and who knows we could see the clip hit the CMC top 30
real soon.
Go to
http://www.countrymusicchannel.com.au  and cast your vote or register
to be able to vote.

 
The brand new video for Kelly Cooper and Billy Bridge is now on CMC
 You can log on to CMC's website at
http://countrymusicchannel.com.au and
                       request their great new video
Kelly and Billy's cover of the Suzi Quatro / Chris Norman classic "Stumblin' In"

has been
doing great things on radio all over Australia and the video is now set to
take CMC by storm.  The video is lots of fun and will surely bring a smile
   to your face while you tap your toes to their great rendition of this
                               classic song.
The song is available on Kelly's debut EP "Kelly Cooper" and can be ordered
             through her website
http://www.kellycooper.com.au
  Enquiries to billy on 0432219888 or email:
billybridge1@optusnet.com.au
           Stumblin' In is track 2 on Radio compilation NfS 106

Click here Kelly Cooper Artist Report Page
 
Subject: Can you take 5 Minutes to Vote For our song
If you have a spare 5 minutes of net surfing time can you go to the
following link and vote for my new single in the Kix country Countdown.
http://www.kixcountry.com.au/countdown.php
Every song on the list needs a rating from "Awesome" to "Shocking".

Obviously, the more awesome ratings our song gets the further up the
radio chart it goes.

This song is the old Suzi Quatro / Chris Norman classic Stumblin' In
which I have recorded with Canberra based singer Kelly Cooper
( www.kellycooper.com.au  ). To vote, open the following link and go
through the list of 30 songs and give each one a rating. You have to
rate each song for your vote to register, it shouldn't take you more
than 5 minutes. The more high ratings the song gets the more it gets
played and therefore climbs up the Australian Country Music Charts.

If you can pass this on to friends that would be great too!!
That link again is:
http://www.kixcountry.com.au/countdown.php
Thanks for helping.
Bill Bridge & Kelly Cooper

 
 
Billy Bridge & Kelly Cooper's Hot new Single, a remake of the old classic
"Stumblin' In" is Out Now
on NfS 106

Contact for radio interviews and promotions - Billy Bridge:
www.billybridge.com
and Kelly:
www.kellycooper.com.au
BILLY BRIDGE
has been named the
VICTORIAN ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
at this years Victorian & National Country Music Awards

Over the past year he has travelled extensively playing all over Australia and overseas and has had his music played in over 30 countries worldwide. Always the proud Victorian he has been a great ambassador for Victorian Country Music.
 
"I was shocked and thrilled to win this award, I am honoured to be the Victorian Entertainer of the year. It is so special for me that my work over the past few years has been recognised in my home state."

He dedicated the award to his brother Steve who worked with Billy for the last few years and thanked his touring band Hillbilly Heat for all of the hard work and dedication they put in to make his career such a success.

With a new album on the Horizon 2005 will see Billy continue to work hard to bring his music as far as he can take it.

For information and interviews contact Billy
on his new mobile number
0432219888
www.billybridge.com
BILLY BRIDGE
and his touring band
HILLBILLY HEAT

Have received 4 nominations in the Victorian Country Music Awards for 2005 with their album "Hillbilly Heat and Friends"
Nominations in the Victorian Section are:
Male Vocal - Billy Bridge - She thinks I still care
Group / Duo - Hillbilly Heat - You're the Reason
Nominations in the National Section are:
Group - Hillbilly Heat - You're the Reason
Instrumental - Hillbilly Heat - Faded Love
For more information go to www.billybridge.com
To purchase a copy of the Album contact Bruce McKenzie on 0407351851
 
Billy Bridge News
Get the album
POST-IT NOTE PROPOSAL
and the EP LONELY LONELY TOWN
together for $AU20.
That is a saving of $10 off the normal pack price. As my stock of both of these CD's is nearly at an end it will be first in best dressed. If you are looking for a gift of music for someone for Christmas or know someone who hasn't yet got the CD then this is the perfect opportunity for them to receive it.
So if you want to take advantage of this Christmas offer call Billy on 0417 361399 or send a cheque or money order made out to Billy Bridge and post it to PO Box 52, Laverton, Victoria, Australia, 3028.
Don't forget, if you haven't already done so sign my new guestbook.
Cheers
Billy
www.billybridge.com
 
NOTHING CAN STOP ME
The 3rd Single from the Album
Post-It Note Proposal
from
2004 Golden Guitar finalist
Billy Bridge
has hit the Top 10 in the Country Tracks Hot 30 Charts.
That makes 3 out of three top 30 hits from his debut album.
Radio all over Australia has got behind this catchy tune which has also given Billy a finalist berth in the
Male Vocal Section of the
Telstra Southern Stars, Independent Country Music Awards of Australia
For more information or to contact Billy go to:
http://www.billybridge.com
or contact him on
0417 361 399
The new Hillbilly Heat album is coming out and will be available on the 6th of august. 2004
The brand new self titled album for Melbourne band "Hillbilly Heat" is due for release this month.

Hillbilly Heat are best know for their work with Golden Guitar Finalist Billy Bridge with whom they have toured extensively. They have also recently performed with Troy-Cassar Daley and in Tamworth with Michael King and Donella Plane.

The Hillbilly Heat line up is Steve Bridge on Lead Guitar, Hamish Davidson on Fiddle and Banjo, Bruce McKenzie on Bass and Nic Pitman on drums.

The album is a collection of new original music and covers that Hillbilly Heat incorporate in their live shows and has captured their great live sound.

Special guests abound on the album including many tracks from Billy Bridge and guest appearances from Adam Kilpatrick, Rebecca Lee Nye, Dave Moore, Rob Bell and Johnny Lovett.

Produced by Billy Bridge and Andrew Rigo it is sure to be a great success for this fun loving band of great musicians.

For information on how to get hold of the album log on to http://www.billybridge.com
Photo by Barry Smith, Northern Daily Leader.
 
The new Hillbilly Heat Album is just about to go to the printers so it should be ready and available by the end of this month.
You can order a copy by sending a cheque or Money Order made out to Hillbilly Heat. They are $25 plus $2 P&H so $27 total. Send it to PO Box 52 Laverton, VIC. 3028.
Please note that the Colac RSL show with Carter and Carter on the 30th of July has been cancelled.
We are still doing shows at Warranambool (31st) and Hamilton (1st Aug) together.
Hope to see you at these if you can.
Billy
 
Hi Guys here is a press release. Keep Smiling, Billy
The brand new single "Nothing Can Stop Me" has entered the Country Tracks Top 30 charts this week at 29 with a bullett making it 3 out 3 hits for
2004 TOP 5 Golden Guitar Finalist
BILLY BRIDGE

Released to radio on NfS 87 this is the third single from his debut album.
The first two singles from this award winning album "Post-It Note Proposal" both made it into the top 30 with Mallee Dust getting as high as number 5.
The new single is an infectious toe tapping tune written by Nashville's Buddy Miller and has been a pretty good indication of his career to date.
Make sure you give "Nothing Can Stop Me" a listen and you will see what he means.
 
QUEENSLAND SHOWS
Billy Bridge and Rebecca Lee Nye
Golden Guitar Nominee
 2 Award Winning Songs from his Album Post it Note Proposal. “Post it Note Proposal & Mallee Dust”
 Male Independent Rising Star 2003

 

2003 Qld Junior Champion of Champion
Winner of the Parklands Studio Award for Best Original Content
 2003 Gympie Muster Grand Finalist
 
graduate of the 2002 College.
The brand new single from Toyota Star Maker Grand Finalist and 2002 CMAA College Graduate
Billy Bridge
has been released to radio through NfS #80 (www.nfspublicity.com.au )

The single Mallee Dust from the album Post-It Note Proposal tells the story of a man who has lived his entire
life in the Mallee Region of Victoria and his last wish is to have his ashes scattered in the red Mallee Dust so
he can travel over the land he loves forever.

2003 has been a huge year for Billy with accolades coming from all corners of the country music industry:

- Toyota Star Maker Grand Finalist
- Coopers Golden Saddle Award Finalist (2nd Year running)
- Trans Tasman Entertainer of the year finalist
- Tamworth Songwriters Association top 10 nomination

With up coming appearances on major festivals such as Mildura's independent country music festival, the Gympie Muster and shows locked in for Tamworth 2004 this next 12 months will see Billy's star rise further.

Based in Melbourne he travels all over the country taking is music everywhere.

For information and interviews or to order a copy of the album contact Billy direct on 0417 361 399.

  www.billybridge.com   
Toyota Star Maker Grand Finalist 2003 Billy Bridge has released his brand new album 
"Post It Note Proposal" 
The album was recorded in the second half of 2002 and produced by Roger Corbett in his Blue Mountains Studio. 
With a great line up of musicians and a fantastic mix of songs this is sure to be one of the "must have" albums of 2003. 
The musicians that have lent their talent to this recording are: 
Karen O'Shea - Vocals
Tim Gaze - Vocals
Stuart French - Guitars
Michel Rose - Pedal Steel / Dobro
Roger Corbett - Bass / Guitar / Mandolin / Harmonica
Clare O'Meara - Fiddle / Piano
Mark Collins - Banjo
Mitch Farmer - Drums 
The songs are a combination of Billy's own writings, some well known country songs and some great songs from songwriters such as Roger Corbett, Beccy Cole, Rod McCormack, Kieran Kane, Buddy and Julie Miller, Bradley Bergen and Billy's brother Steve. 
Included on the album is the beautiful title track "Post It Note Proposal" which was performed in the Toyota Star Maker grand final. One of the highlights of this great album is Billy's duet with Independent Female Vocalist of the year (2002) Karen O'Shea.
 

For more information regarding this release contact Billy via email or on 0417 361 399.
www.billybridge.com
Billy Bridge wins Victorian Qualifying round for Toyota Star Maker final 2003 at the Mildura Country Music Festival.
On Monday 30th September Billy Bridge won the Victorian Qualifying Round for Toyota Star Maker 2003 at the Mildura Country Music Festival. In a quality field of emerging country artists Billy performed 3 original songs to take out the coveted place in the Toyota Star Maker final. There are 3 places available from various festivals along with 17 other entrants selected through an application process. The final 20 will compete at the Tamworth Country Music Festival for the most prestigious title for emerging country music artists. "Toyota Star Maker 2003".
"It is a dream come true", said Billy. "I have been working towards this goal for the past few years and now I look forward to working even harder to earn the title of Toyota Star Maker Winner for 2003."
Toyota Star Maker has been responsible for launching the careers of major country music artists such as Lee Kernaghan, Gina Jefferies, Keith Urban and James Blundell.
In addition to the place in the Toyota Star Maker final he also wins a place in the Trans-Tasman Entertainer of the year competition held in May at the Norfolk Island Country Music Festival.
Billy can be contacted for interviews on 0417 361 399 or at billybridge@optushome.com.au
 
EP, Lonely, Lonely Town is available now through my website
www.billybridge.com or by contacting me on 0417 361 399. It is a six track
EP and is selling for $10.00. I have written 5 of the tracks and the other
track was penned by my brother Steve.
EMI will be releasing "No Ordinary Angels". This is a bushfire song that was
written and recorded in the college by the entire group of students and
tutors and will be released to raise money for the victims of the NSW
bushfires.
Phew, time to take a breath soon!!!

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