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Country singer-songwriter in line for three awards

PUBLISHED: 14:30 17 June 2015 | UPDATED: 14:30 17 June 2015

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Wayne Jacobs nominated by UK Country Radio

A country singer-songwriter from Bexley has been nominated for three awards.

Wayne Jacobs, from Erith, has won the listeners’ song club award in the UK Country Radio awards for the last three years.

But this year he has been nominated for UK country artist of the year and UK male country singer of the year as well – as well as the listeners’ song club award for his track May We Never Forget.

The song, about the 9/11disaster, will be available to listen to on the website of the National September 11 Memorial and Museum at Ground Zero.

“I got the idea from a plaque, which said may we never forget those who fell and those who carry on,” said Wayne, who lives in Riverdale Road.

The high point of the 54-year-old’s music career came when he wrote a song to celebrate Big Ben’s 150th birthday, called Big Ben’s Song, and was invited to the Houses of Parliament by speaker John Bercow to perform it to MPs.

The awards will take place on September 5 at the Radisson Blu Hotel at East Midlands airport in Derby.

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