The Hot Country Northern Ireland country music awards concert was held at the Tullyglass House Hotel, Ballymena, Co Antrim on Wednesday 2nd April. Almost all of Ireland's top artists were in attendance. Award presenters were Hugo Duncan BBC Radio Ulster, Pio McCann Highland Radio Letterkenny and Big T Downtown Radio Northern Ireland.
Highland Radio winners on the night included Pio McCann who received an award for 'Outstanding Services to Country Music' and Garry Gamble who won the award for Best Tribute Act. Big Congratulations to both on their well deserved award.