Nashville based Shantell Ogden nominated for Best Americana Artist and Best Album Awards

By on August 7, 2014

Shantell Ogden

Nashville-based Americana Artist Shantell Ogden has been nominated by the International Music and Entertainment Association (IMEA) for two prestigious honors: Best Americana Artist and Best Americana Album for Better at Goodbye in their 2014 Awards program.

The IMEA Awards are presented by the International Music and Entertainment Association and were developed to recognize the best artists in independent music and theatre internationally.

“It is certainly an honor and blessing to be nominated for these IMEA Awards,” said Shantell. “Better at Goodbye was a team effort, from the songs to the production. I’m celebrating these nominations with my album team and every fan who supports my journey as an artist.”

“We are honored to have artists like Shantell Ogden as members of our association,” said Colt D. Chambers, president, IMEA. “She is setting the standards for the music industry and I look forward to following her on all of her future endeavors.”

The awards ceremony and red carpet event will be held on October 4, 2014 at the Paramount Arts Center in Ashland, Kentucky. Award winners are selected through a combination of voting by entertainment-industry professionals, IMEA members and fans. Fan voting is open until August 27, 2014 at

About Shantell Ogden

Shantell Ogden’s songs have received airplay on more than 500 country and Americana radio stations internationally, reaching Top 20 chart positions both in the U.S. and Europe. Her songs have appeared on the CW’s TV series Hart of Dixie and in two feature films: Storm Rider and Uphill Battle.

Better at Goodbye was produced and recorded in Nashville at Willisoundz by John Willis, who has worked with female artists across genres, from Jewel to Anita Baker to India Arie to Taylor Swift. The album has received glowing reviews from Performer Magazine, Maverick Magazine in the UK, Music News Nashville and other media. For more information, visit

About IMEA

The International Music and Entertainment Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and serving as an advocate to individuals and organizations within the performing arts and entertainment industries. The International Music and Entertainment Association hosts and presents the annual IMEA Awards, which were developed to honor and recognize the best in independent music and theatre internationally. Visit for more information.


Author: DaveHHM

Dave Luttrull: Owner/Editor in Chief of Hellhound Music. Star Wars nerd, Gamer, Destiny homer, blogger, writer and lover of all things music.