Rich_Owen
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Biography
Award winning country music singer/songwriter Rich Owen is a former US Air Force Officer currently living in the Colorado Springs, Colorado, area. He is married and has four children. Rich has been singing all his life, and has performed for audiences large and small. His on-stage performances are known for the passion and energy with which he delivers every song.

It was only a five short years ago that Rich picked up a guitar and taught himself to play. After only a couple months, he was inspired to write his first song, a love song for his wife. He found he not only enjoyed the challenge of writing music, but had a talent for it. Since then, he has been steadily adding new songs to his collection. Rich takes special satisfaction in writing songs that support and honor our brave men and woman in uniform.

Rich music has been featured on Internet and radio stations in the United States, Great Britain, Germany, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and the Netherlands, among others. He is a proud member of ASCAP, the Colorado Country Music Association (CCMA), and the North American Country Music Association, International (NACMAI). His awards and nominations include:

2011 CCMA Album of the Year for "What's Left of My Heart"
2011 1st Place – CCMA Songwriting, Modern Country for "With Nothing At All"
2010 2nd Place – CCMA Songwriting, Modern Country for "Just Wanna Be Wanted"
2011 1st Place – CCMA Songwriting, Traditional Country for "I Know Your Face"
2011 2nd Place – CCMA Songwriting, Traditional Country for "I Ain't Done Holdin' You"
2010 – CCMA Male Entertainer of the Year, Modern Country
2010 1st Place – CCMA Songwriting, Modern Country for "Under a California Moon”
2010 1st Place – CCMA Songwriting, Traditional Country for "That Woman is a Cougar”
2010 2nd Place – CCMA Songwriting, New Gospel for "Who Would You Be Now”
2010 2nd Place – CCMA Songwriting, Traditional Country for "We Surround Them”
2010 3rd Place – CCMA Songwriting, Modern Country for "What's Left of My Heart”
2009 NACMAI Songwriter of the Year, Patriotic, for “We’re the Ones”
2009 1st Place – CCMA Songwriting, Modern Country for "Walking in Daddy’s Shoes”
2009 1st Place – CCMA Songwriting, Modern Gospel for "To Guide Me Home”
2008 CCMA Album of the Year for "Home, God, and Country"
2008 1st Place – CCMA Songwriting, Patriotic Country for "We're the Ones"
2008 2nd Place – CCMA Songwriting Patriotic Country for "What of Them"
2008 1st Place – CCMA Songwriting, Modern Country for "The Man They Need Me To Be"
2008 3rd Place – CCMA Songwriting, Modern Country for "Don't Give Up On Me"
2008 2nd Place – CCMA Songwriting, Traditional Country for "The Kiss of Death"
2008 4th Place – CCMA Songwriting, Traditional Country for "Herding Cats"
2008 2nd Place – CCMA Male Entertainer of the Year
2007 2nd Place – CCMA Songwriting, Modern Country for "A Country Man"
2007 3rd Place – CCMA Songwriting, Modern Country for "Crying in Her Sleep"

Rich released his debut album, “Home, God, and Country”, in June of 2008. It contains eleven all-original songs, which are a mix of modern and traditional country music. Rich’s rich voice and artful songwriting combine the passion of Garth Brooks’ music, the vocal power of Kenny Chesney, and the humor of Brad Paisley. His second album is set to release in 2012.
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  • Members:
    Rich Owen
  • Sounds Like:
    Ronny Dunn
  • Influences:
    Garth Brooks, Kenny Rogers, Phil Vassar, Kenny Chesney
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    10/12/09
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