28 October. A Cornelius-born singer-songwriter has won the 2022 Jossey Music Award (JMA) for Songwriting Achievement at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. Trey Calloway grew up on Danesway Lane; His parents are Angie and Frank Calloway, who now live in Mooresville.
The North Meck High School grad also won the JMA Vocal Competition at the 1st Annual JMA Fest, performing an a cappella version of her original music in front of a live audience and a panel of industry-expert judges. As the winner of the JMA Vocal Competition, she will record and release an original song selection in 2023 under the Cavalla Records label.
You can catch Trey Calloway Music as well as his music on social media platforms at treycallowaymusic.com.
Click here for a sample of his song “When You Walk.”
Calloway, who now lives in Nashville, headlined the Hello Huntersville Music and Arts Festival this summer. When he is in Lake Norman he often plays at Langtry’s The Kilted Buffalo.
The Josie Music Awards is the largest independent music award worldwide, with 52,442 artist submissions in 2022 and 1.8 percent of nominations. Trey was also nominated for JMA Country Artist of the Year and Country Male Vocalist of the Year, and his 2022 original song “I Don’t Wanna Love You More” was nominated for Country Single of the Year. In 2021, as a first-year nominee, Trey won the JMA Social Impact Video of the Year for his music video “Heal This Family”.
Trey’s new song release “Worth a Shot” came out over Thanksgiving weekend.