VACAVILLE — Cheating Daylight picked up more honors at the 2014 Artists in Music Awards over the weekend at the Universal City Walk in Universal City.
The band was named 2014 Rock Artist of the Year.
Cheating Daylight also performed on the red carpet prior to the event and opened the show by performing “Anywhere But Home,” the first single from the band’s upcoming third album. They followed that up with “Walls,” a track from the band’s second alum, “Road to Somewhere.”
Artists in Music Awards producers and judges reviewed more than 1,000 artist submissions from around the globe and narrowed the field, with the help of fans, to five nominees in 30 musical categories.
Cheating Daylight was among the final nominees in Indie Artist of the Year and Artist of the Year.
This award is the first in 2014 for Cheating Daylight. It brings the band’s totals to 24 nominations, at eight different industry events, with 10 music awards presented to them, over the course of two and a half years.
Cheating Daylight is composed of Jesse Crosson, Kyle Crosson and Jaden Crosson from Vacaville and Jacob Gill and Connor Gill of Cobb.
The band is currently in the studio, recording its third album, scheduled to be released in the fall. More information can be found at www.cheatingdaylgiht.com.
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