Maverick Hillbilly, Billy Payne, country music singer, began his love for country music in 2000 and it continues right up to the present day. Everyone connects with Billy’s music as his life is like so many others when he sings what others are feeling or living.
This Country Outlaw Music singer, born in West Virginia USA, has been justly rewarded for his work. His first album ‘No Limit On Love’ gained him popularity and an Airplay International Award followed with the first single also named ‘No Limit On Love’. In April 2006 he arrived on the Country Club Music Charts in Europe at #4 with ‘Blue Skies, Mountain Air & Clear Water’ from that album.
Billy was interviewed by Allegheny Mountain Radio in Holland for ‘The Billy Payne Story’ which aired in Holland, Germany and London. It was also aired in West Virginia, Virginia and Kentucky in May 2006.
Maverick Hillbilly ‘The Billy Payne Story’
The story continues with Country Music People Magazine 2016, 2017 in the UK. This song was additionally a Top Ten single on The Independent Country Charts in 2000 along with his second Top Ten single ‘Nadine’ in 2002. In 2003 he reached number 27 on the 50 Top Independent Country Artists of The World chart.
Billy Payne, country singer, received airplay and reviews from all over the world for his second release ‘Back To The Simple Life.’ Canada, Europe, Spain, New Zealand and Australia have all played his songs. Being able to perform and record with The Waylors, now known as Waymore’s Outlaws, has been a big step in the right direction for Maverick Hillbilly country singer. His honky tonk style of singing and performing fits like a glove because of the music he listened to as he was growing up. When these men take to the stage there is an incredible magic that takes place. These are men who are Billy’s heroes and his respect for them shows.
You can tell by listening to songs from the cd ‘Country Till I Die’ that it is definitely a true statement and perfect for the title of Billy’s project. ‘Spirit Of An Outlaw’ cd has songs co-written by Billy the Maverick Hillbilly and produced by Jerry Bridges.
‘Country Till I Die’ and ‘Spirit Of An Outlaw’ have now received excellent reviews from Canada and the United Kingdom.
Songs and Albums
His cd ‘Genuine Leather’ is country music at it’s best!! It was recorded with other members of the Waylors – Carter Robertson, Jeff Hale, Jerry “Jigger” Bridges and Reggie Young of (The Highwaymen band and Waymore’s Blues Band). Leon Russell’s piano man Kevin Madill.
Bridges is in the producer seat along with Nashville A-Z artist engineer, the one and only Billy Sherrill. The ‘Genuine Leather’ cd has received outstanding reviews in the UK in Maverick magazine and in Canada via Country Music News. The Voice Of Country: Released in July 2017, again with The Waylors: Barny Robertson, Carter Robertson, Jerry “Jigger” Bridges, Fred Newell and Richie Albright.
Payne travelled to Ireland to appear on the Phil Mack country show. Billy made it into his local newspaper back in December 2021. The article talks about his award and him winning at the Josie’s awards. Further details as they become available! In the meantime check out ‘The Josie Music Awards’ on their Facebook page for details of the 2022 Awards.
Billy Payne Updates 2023
Billy was nominated for 4 awards in the International Songwriters Association 2023. He is nominated for ‘USA Male Vocalist of The Year’, ‘USA Male Album of The Year’, ‘USA Male Singer of The Year’, and ‘USA Male Songwriter of The Year’. He is also nominated on the ‘Red Carpet Awards’, ‘Traditional Country Cover Male’ “So You Wanna Be A Cowboy Singer”and ‘Best Country Cover Song Of The Year Male’.
A new CD was released and he is planning on cutting two more. Watch this space!
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