Matthew Huff, an independent artist, making his own way as a fusion genre’d artist with a mix best described as a little bit of Keith Urban, John Mayer, John Mellencamp, and James Taylor all rolled up in to one. A country rooted artist with several musical genre inspirations.
Huff wins Best Country Song and Best New Male Artist at the 5th Annual IMC Awards at the Clive Dave Theater in Los Angeles, CA.
To date Huff is an 18 x independent award nominee earning 9 wins. He was awarded a 2015 Independent Music Network Award for Favorite Country Single (A Little Bit of Crown). He won 2 more awards at the IMEA Awards in Atlanta GA in Oct, 2015 for Country Male Artist of the Year and Hip/Hop Rap Song of the Year Collaboration.
Fresh off winning a Josie Award for Country Modern Male Artist of the Year in September of 2015, and two more International Music and Entertainment Awards, at the 3rd Annual IMEA's in Marietta, GA, in October, for Country Male Artist of the Year and Hip Hop / Rap Song of the Year for a collaboration he featured on.
Huff won 3 International Music and Entertainment Association Awards in 2014 for "Album of the Year" (Give It All I Got), "Song of the Year" (A Little Bit of Crown), and "Country Entertainer of the Year".
"A Little Bit of Crown" has been winning over fans and topping independent music charts all over the globe for most of 2015. Landing in at #1 8 out of 10 weeks on the Independent Music Network Top 30, peaking as high as #2 on the IceMan Top 40, #1 for three weeks on Florida Country Radio, #1 for all of 2015 on BandWagon Radio and #4 for all of 2015 on the Iceman's Top 215 for 2015 as well several other independent syndicated charts.
Huff’s honors to date include his debut single “Back Again” in which landed him a Top 40 hit (39) on Music Row Breakout Chart and #20 Power Source Top 75. The follow up single, As Time Goes By hit #51 Music Row Breakout Chart and #9 on Power Source Top 75.
His debut album “Strong” (2010) features Back Again and As Time Goes By. The 2013 follow up album “Reflection” features and song titled “Simple Things” (wrote in 2011) that helped earn him the 2011 Nashville’s New Country Star Competition. Huff also was awarded the George D. Hay Music Hall of Fame and Foundation Hoedown Award in 2011. The George D. Hay Hall of Fame is a sister organization to the Grand Ole Opry.
Huff's third studio album "Give It All I Got" continues to rack up awards, earning him 3 IMEA Awards in 2014.
In addition, Matthew's single "This Is Our Home"(2014) was written two days after the devastating tornadoes hit several central Arkansas communities in which he lived near. All of the proceeds from sales of this song are going to relief efforts.
Huff earned the Top Artist on Artist Signal for the month of September of 2013, which is a monthly fan voted competition. Huff’s fans voted over 49,000 thousand times in September to earn him the top spot.
In 6 short years Huff has played over 500 shows from California to Florida as well to the UK, building his fan base to an international level.
Huff makes sure to give back to several charities throughout the year and highly supports organizations such as Team-Keegan, All Children's Hospital and Arkansas Children’s Hospital. Also, he created his own scholarship, in which he gives a $1,000 scholarship to a high school senior from his alma mater, Mammoth Spring High. The Matthew Huff Scholarship is designed to motivate students to not only dream the dream, but step out and pursue the dream.
"We dream and pursue, as we achieve only after we fall. Life can be a long hard road, but you wake up each day and keep going. God gives us talents and they deserve obedience to step forward and use them in positive ways."