WASHINGTON� Grammy nominated singer and BMI songwriter Gavin DeGraw will perform at the NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show Oct. 1 in Atlanta.
The event is part of the 2015 Radio Show, held Sept. 29-Oct. 2 and is produced by the National Association of Broadcasters and the Radio Advertising Bureau and sponsored by HD Radio. It will be hosted by syndicated radio personality Rickey Smiley.
�Gavin DeGraw�s numerous chart-topping hits make him one of the most formidable pop/rock artists of our time,� said NAB Executive Vice President of Radio John David. �We thank BMI for connecting us and look forward to the energy his performance will bring to the Marconis.�
DeGraw�s debut album �Chariot� appeared on the charts in 2003 and sold over a million copies and includes three hit singles. His self-titled second album debuted at number one on the digital sales chart and number seven on Billboard�s Top 200 album chart in 2008, which earned DeGraw his first Top 10 album. His third album, �Sweeter,� was released in September 2011 and includes the single �Not Over You,� which reached number one on the Hot AC chart, was a top 10 hit on Top 40, and was certified double platinum. His fourth album, �Make A Move,� was released in October 2013. The single �We Both Know,� co-written with artist Colbie Caillat for the movie �Safe Haven,� earned him a Grammy nomination.
DeGraw is currently on a North American tour with Shania Twain and is also the opening act for Billy Joel.
Established in 1989 and named after inventor and Nobel Prize winner Guglielmo Marconi, the NAB Marconi Radio Awards recognize stations and individuals for excellence in 20 categories.