AWARDS:


2020 CBMA Female Vocalist of the Year
2020 CBMA Song of the Year - A Little More Love - Lesa Hudson & Mike Taylor
2020 Songwriters of the Year - A Little More Love - Lesa Hudson & Rick Strickland
2020 CBMA Producer of the Year - A Little More Love - Rick Strickland
2020 CBMA Engineer of the Year - A Little More Love - Rick Strickland
2020 CBMA Collaboration of the Year - A Little More Love - Lesa Hudson & Mike Taylor

2019 CBMA Smoothie of the Year - The Rest Of Me - Rick Strickland
2019 CBMA Engineer of the Year - The Rest Of Me - Rick Strickland

2018 CBMA Female Vocalist of the Year - Lesa Hudson
2018 CBMA Solo Album of the Year - Hits & Picks 2 - Rick Strickland
2018 CBMA Engineer of the Year - I've Got My Mind Made Up - Rick Strickland

2017 CBMA Hall of Fame Induction - Rick Strickland
2017 CBMA Smoothie of the Year - The Last Thing On My Mind - Rick Strickland
2017 CBMA Songwriter of the Year - The Last Thing On My Mind - Rick Strickland
2017 CBMA Solo Album of the Year - life in the key of lesa - Lesa Hudson
2017 CBMA Producer of the Year - life in the key of lesa - Rick Strickland
2017 CBMA Engineer of the Year - life in the key of lesa - Rick Strickland

2016 CBMA Solo Album of the Year - New Beginning - Rick Strickland
 
2011 CBMA Smoothie of the Year - When You Look At Me - Lesa Hudson
2011 CBMA Smoothie of the Year - When You Look At Me - Rick Strickland
2011 CBMA Songwriter of the Year - When You Look At Me - Lesa Hudson

2010 CBMA Songwriter of the Year -  So Do I - Rick Strickland
2010 CBMA Smoothie of the Year - So Do I - Rick Strickland
2010 CBMA  Solo Album of the Year - Island Soul - Rick Strickland

2007 CBMA Solo Album of the Year - Something Smooth - Rick Strickland

2005 CBMA Songwriter of the Year - Something Smooth - Rick Strickland

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OUR #1 SONGS

She Can't Fix Grits - Rick Strickland - 1989
My Heart Belongs To You - Rick Strickland - 1996
Something Smooth - Rick Strickland - 2005
One Step CLoser - Rick Strickland - 2006
Party Til The Break Of Dawn - Rick Strickland - 2006
I Miss You - Rick Strickland - 2007
Nice While It Lasted - Rick Strickland - 2008
So Do I - Rick Strickland - 2008
When You Look At Me - Lesa Hudson & Rick Strickland - 2011
I'm Hungover - Lesa Hudson & Rick Strickland - 2012
Every Now & Then - The Rick Strickland Band - 2012
Amazingly Amazing - Lesa Hudson - 2013
I'm Gonna Be Your Friend - Rick Strickland - 2013
Shame On You - Lesa Hudson - 2014
Get Your Feet On The Floor - Lesa Hudson - 2015
It's A Better Thing - Lesa Hudson - 2016
The Last Thing On My Mind - Rick Strickland - 2017
I Do Love You - Lesa Hudson - 2017
Sending Out An SOS - Lesa Hudson - 2018
Mixed Emotions - Lesa Hudson - 2019
The Rest Of Me - Rick Strickland - 2019
Dance With Me - Rick Srickland - 2019
Sugar Boo - Lesa Hudson - 2019
A Little More Love - Lesa Hudson & Mike Taylor - 2020
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RECOGNITIONS:

A Little More Love charts at #1 on most beach & radio charts

Rick & Lesa held the #1 and #2 spots on 94.9 The Surf's Countdown for the Year of 2019:
#1 - The Rest Of Me by Rick Strickland
#2 - Mixed Emotions by Lesa Hudson

The Rick Strickland Band received CBMA Nominations for Group of the Year in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

When You Look At Me was #1 for 14 weeks in 2011 on 94.9 The Surf Countdown...the record has not been broken.
When You Look At Me was the #1 Song of the Year on 94.9 The Surf Countdown in 2011.

Something Smooth was #1 on the Beach Music charts the entire year of 2005.

Something Smooth was voted #1 Beach Song of 2005 (chart compiled by 30 different DJs' top 100 Songs)

Something Smooth ranked #8 on the top 50 Rhythm and Blues Dance Songs of 2005


She Can't Fix Grits and Something Smooth are referred to as bonafide Beach Music Classics


Rick's a capella hit She Can't Fix Grits, became the most requested song on The John Boy and Billy Show for 2 years in many different radio markets....1989-1990.....and on The Wyndham Brothers Good Morning Show and Columbia, SC's Kicks 96FM.

 
Six of Rick's original songs are in the 94.9 The Surf Hall of Fame:
Something Smooth, I Miss You, One Step Closer, Party 'Til The Break  of Dawn, Nice While It Lasted and So Do I
          

Rick's songs have charted in the Top 10 in:

Mississippi, Arkansas, Arizona, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, and California


Rick & Lesa held the #1 and #2 spots on 94,9 The Surf's Countdown for the Year of 2019:
#1 - The Rest Of Me by Rick Strickland
#2 - Mixed Emotions by Lesa Hudson
Rick & Lesa held the #1 and #2 spots on 94,9 The Surf's Countdown for the Year of 2019:
#1 - The Rest Of Me by Rick Strickland
#2 - Mixed Emotions by Lesa Hudson