Brothers Osborne stopped to meet up with Billboard’s Taylor Weatherby backstage on the 2018 CMA Awards on Wednesday (Nov. 14), discussing their vocal duo of the 12 months win.
When requested the way it feels to win three years in a row, T.J. Osborne tells Billboard, “I'm simply shocked, as I do know John is, to have received this 12 months, as we had been the primary and second 12 months. This 12 months…it was stuffed with superstars, even the brand new artist class, and the identical for the duo class. And I sort of virtually had this bizarre sense of consolation sitting in my seat this afternoon simply considering, 'I'm not gonna win.'”
“It actually is a class that might go to so many individuals,” he continues. “There's so many individuals in that class that had a lot success they usually've labored actually onerous they usually're rather well appreciated within the business. I feel which solely provides to the significance of this and it's not missed on us in any respect, the significance of it, and we're very, very grateful.”
John Osborne additionally expresses his pleasure in regards to the duo’s headlining tour, noting that it’s a good way to kick off 2019. “We simply began the tour a pair weeks in the past and we're gonna go into the following 12 months and in addition to this, that's the best factor we are able to presumably do is play for our followers, and we're stoked,” he says.
The brothers are additionally requested what they do with their awards, to which John replies that they've joked about eager to put on them round their necks on stage, like Flavor Flav does together with his clock. “That could be terrible,” he confesses. “I'd hate myself if I did that.”
John additionally reveals that for a very long time, he stored his awards in bins as a result of he didn’t know what to do with them. But then he realized that his 12-year-old self could be like, “Get these rattling issues out of your bins proper now and present the world!” So now he retains them out on show for his youthful self.
You can watch the total video interview above, and think about a clip of their CMA Awards efficiency with Dierks Bentley beneath.