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.
To date Matthew Huff has released 5 albums and is a 16 time Independent Music Award Winner.
He is currently Nominated in 3 Categories at the Independent Music Awards to be awarded 3/31/2018: Alt Country: All Over You, Country: I Can't Love You Anymore and Social Action: This Is Our Home.
Matthew Huff is currently nominated at the 5th Annual IMEA Awards to be held on June 16 for the following:
Country Song Of The Year: I Can't Love You Anymore
Country Album: Matthew Huff
Matthew Huff has been nominated and won the following:
2017 – Josie Show Awards: Nominated for 4 Awards
2016 – IMEA Award Show: Nominated for 5 Awards and won: Country Male Artist of The Year
2016 – Josie Show Awards: Six Nominations and won: Modern Country Male Artist of the Year
2016 – Whiskey and Cigarette Award Show: Best Indie Artist, Breakthrough Artist, Best Single: Sixty Days
2016 – Indie Music Channel Awards: Best Country Song of the Year: A Little Bit of Crown and Best New Artist of the Year
2015- Independent Music Network Awards – Favorite Country Song: A Little Bit of Crown
2015- IMEA Award Show – Five Nominations and won: Male Artist of the Year and Hip Hop/Rap Song of the Year(Feature)
2015- Josie Awards – Six Nominations and won: Country Modern Male Artist of the Year
2014- International Music & Entertainment Awards – Three Nominations – Won: Song of the Year – A Little Bit of Crown, Album of the Year: Give It All I Got and Entertainer of the Year
2011- George D. Hay Music Hall of Fame and Foundation Hoe-down Award Recipient
2011- Nashville’s New Country Star Winner
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, fourth and fifth albums: Give It All I Got, The Best of Me and the Self Titled album Matthew Huff have all been nominated and have won multiple awards.
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 7 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."