AWARDS

  • 2019 - First Songwriter to be inducted into the Mississippi Songwriters' Hall of Fame

  • 2011 - First honored with his own road marker in the Mississippi  Country Music Trail /VanCleave, Mississippi.  Others honored include Elvis Presley, Faith Hill, Tammy Wynette and more.

  • 2003 - Inducted into the NSAI Hall of Fame

  • 1994 - CCMA Mainstream Artist of the Year

  • 1994 - Dove Award Country Recorded Song of the Year (There But For The Grace of God Go I)

  • 1994 - TNN / MCN Christian Country Artist

  • 1993 - CCMA Country Songwriter of the Year

  • 1992 - Grammy Award for Best Country Song (Love Can Build a Bridge)

  • 1991 - BMI Songwriter of the Year

  • 1991 - Dove Award Country Recorded Song of the Year (Seein' My Father In Me)

  • 1990 - BMI Songwriter of the Year

  • 1989 - BMI Songwriter of the Year

  • 1988ACM Award for Song of the Year (Forever and Ever, Amen) 

  • 1988 - Grammy Award for Best County Song (Forever and Ever, Amen) 

  • 1988 TNN Viewers Choice Awards: Forever and Ever, Amen)

  • 1987 - ACM Award for Song of the Year (On the Other Hand) 

  • 1987 - BMI Songwriter of the Year

  • 1987CMA Award for Song of the Year (Forever and Ever, Amen)

  • 1987 - Music City News Traditional County Song of the Year (On The Other Hand)

  • 1986 - CMA Award for Song of the Year (On the

1987 - ACM Song of the Year (On The Other Hand)

1988 Grammy Best Country Song "Forever and Ever Amen"

2011 - Paul honored with his own road marker in Mississippi