European CMA "Duo of the Year 2004"
June 2004: Paul and Helen Mateki receive their official membership as Voting Members of the Recording Academy.
August 2002: Paul Mateki is inducted into the "Colorado Int'l Country Music Hall of Fame"
May 2000: Across the Miles is in its 56th week on the ECMA charts!!
"Across the Miles" was voted ECMA Indie Country Album of the year 1998
By the way, he had five songs in the top ten of the Dutch Country charts in July of 1998. "Feeling Fine In Venray" was number ONE! It stayed number 1 for many weeks too. And also he was the most played artist in that month, you can check that in the ECMA newsletter of week 136.
Top 10 hit with "QUICK TRAIN" in Holland, Scandinavia and Belgium.
#1 hit with "ZEVENBERGEN" (Seven Mountains Memories) in Holland, the first single released from his 1998 CD "ACROSS THE MILES", September 1997 and remained on the ECMA charts for more than 17 weeks in 1997.
#1 Indie single US with "QUICK TRAIN", August '95
(N.Y. Music Review).
Top 20 singles US with "WHY BABY WHY", "HEART FULL OF HOLES", "TEMPERATURES' RISING", "SHE'S GONE". (N.Y. Music Review)
Top 20 Album with "TEMPERATURES' RISING", peaking at #19 on the European Country Music charts, staying in the top 20 for 12 weeks, 1997.
Appeared on "KEEP IT COUNTRY", a German Country TV program hosted by the well-known country journalist Manfred Vogel.
Member of BMI, North American Country Music Association International, Country Music Organizations of America, European Country Music Association, United Kingdom Country Music Association International, CMA and the Lone Star State CMA.
Has been featured in such magazines and newspapers as Country Music Today, Country Music Round-up, Western Mail, Cajun Country Reporter, Country Illustrated,Bluebird Country News, Country Western Corner, Country Note Connection, The Trail Magazine, The Missourian, N.Y. Music Review, Ft. Worth Star Telegram, Dallas Morning News, Country Music Spotlight Int'l, ECMA News, Greater Southern Country Music Magazine, Country Gazette, Antwerp Gazette, De Steem Zevenbergen, Peel en Maas Venray, Brabants Nieuwsblad, Dagbladet Danmark and various other publications.
Appeared on The Nashville Network's country music program "BE A STAR", April 1993.
Top 10 U.S. and European charting with "LONG DISTANCE LOVIN'" from debut album "PAUL MATEKI" in 1992.
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