BIO

With multiple Australian Country Chart and CMC #1 Singles, a Golden Guitar, 3 CMC Awards, 3 People’s Choice Awards, a Frank Ifield International Spur Award and almost a decade of touring under his belt, Troy Kemp is one of Australia’s most recognisable country music talents.

 

As one half of award winning duo McAlister Kemp, Troy achieved recognition and accolade both locally and internationally, headlining some of the nations biggest music festivals and has remained a mainstay on Country Radio and Television Charts over the past 7 years.

 

With McAlister Kemp folding in March 2015, Troy now continues to grow his profile in both Australia and overseas as a Solo artist.

 

Late 2015 saw the first 2 video singles, “How We Roll Around Here” and “Small Town Girl” from "Against The Grain", Troy’s debut Solo album, both climb their way to the #1 Spot on CMC, The Country Music Channel and both hit the #1 spot on the Australian Top 40 Country Radio Charts.


 

In 2016 Troy was named The Planet Country Radio Awards “Male Artist” and “Australian Artist of the Year" and was then “Fan Voted” as one of the 5 finalist’s for "Male Artist of The Year" at the 2017 CMC Awards alongside Lee Kernaghan, Troy Cassar-Daley, Adam Brand and Travis Collins.

 

In early 2018 Troy formed a side, “Duo” project, “Tailgate Drive”, with Damien Baguley from the Viper Creek Band and off the strength of their first single “Bury Me In Blue Jeans” the Duo picked up the "Rob Potts "New Talent Of the Year Award" at the 2018 CMC Awards.

 

Troy’s latest single, the catchy Duet “Hung Up On You” with Australian Country artist Jayne Denham was recently nominated as one of the Top 5 Finalists for “Vocal Collaboration Of The Year” at this years Golden Guitar Awards and the single recently hit the #1 spot on the CMC Chart.

 

Troy’s brand new single release “My Favourite Thing” is a well crafted, modern country track that is already receiving great reviews and seeing impressive numbers on download and streaming platforms.

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