Beccy COLE (2000)
In a career that began as a
teen singing in her Mum, Carole Sturtzel's band, “Wild Oats;”
Beccy has toured with Willie Nelson, Kenny Rogers, Tom T Hall,
The Bellamy Brothers, Glenn Campbell and Don McClean.
She has performed with The
Wiggles, been set in wax in a museum and sung to troops wearing
a Kevlar vest and high heels in
1994 – Golden Guitar for Best
New Talent with “Foolin’ Around”.
2000 - Beccy was proud to sing
for her Prime Minister yet controversially declined an
invitation to sing for then American President, George W Bush in
2001 – Golden Guitars for Female
Vocalist of the Year with “This Heart” and Vocal Collaboration
(with Darren Coggan, Felicity Urquhart and Adam Harvey) with Do
I Ever Cross Your Mind”. South Australian Country Music Festival
Awards- Inducted into the Hall of Fame.
2002 - Golden Guitar for Female
Vocalist of the Year with “To Strong to Break”. People’s Choice
Awards – Best Female Vocal.
2005 - CMAA Australian Country
Music Achiever Awards – Entertainer of the Year.
2007 - Golden Guitars for
APRA Song of the Year, Female Vocalist of the Year and Single of
Girl”. Through tears, she sang "Poster Girl" as Diggers marched
the MCG on ANZAC day in front of a crowd of 100,000. Released
the album, “Live @ Lizottes
2008 - People’s Choice Awards –
Best Female Vocal.
2010 - After a 3 year stint
playing to sell-out crowds with Gina Jeffreys and Sara Storer as
“The Songbirds,” Beccy is now putting the finishing touches on
songs for her 6th album,.
2011 – People’s Choice Awards
for Best Female Vocal. Golden Guitar for Female Artist of the
Year with “Waitress” and Vocal Collaboration of the Year with
Kasey Chamber for “Millionaire”.