Buddy Owens

Hits and Awards

  • LEANIN' ON A LONESOME SONG (Gord Bamford) 2013 CCMA's Single of the Year and Video of the Year, Co-written with Ray Stephenson
  • WHERE A FARM USED TO BE (Gord Bamford) 2014 CCMA's Single of the Year and Songwriters of the Year
  • DON'T LET HER BE GONE (Gord Bamford) Co-written with Ray Stephenson
  • UNREAL (Gord Bamford)
  • BREAKFAST BEER (Gord Bamford)
  • MY FIRST CAR (Jason Blaine)

In 2011, Blake Shelton released his platinum selling and Grammy nominated album, RED RIVER BLUE, on which the title track was co-written by Owens. He is also known for penning Craig Morgan’s NOTHIN' GOIN' WRONG 'ROUND HERE, Sunny Sweeney’s ONE MORE CHRISTMAS BEER, Gord Bamford’s LEANIN' ON A LONESOME SONG, as well as others. The latter reached #1 on the Canadian Country Charts, and #1 on European charts.  In 2013, in addition to winning Single of the Year and Video of the Year, Owens also took home the award for Songwriter of the Year. The following year his song WHERE A FARM USED TO BE was awarded CCMA Single of the Year and Songwriter of the Year. Then again in 2015, Owens took hom CCMA Single of the Year and Songwriter of the Year.

Owens has written with some of Nashville's premier songwriters including, Shane McAnally, Eric Paslay, Ray Stephenson, Monty Holmes, Sunny Sweeney, Kiefer Thompson (of Thompson Square), Mark D. Sanders, Phillip White, Larry Gatlin, and Kerry & Kurt Phillips.

On top of his musical talent, Owens is also a gifted painter. He has Sold hundreds of paintings to art lovers all over the world. His artwork is featured in the homes of Miranda Lambert, Easton Corbin, Peter Weller (RoboCop), and many others.

Buddy is currently celebrating his song JUST GETTIN` STARTED on Blake Shelton's Gold-selling album "Bringing Back the Sunshine."