At the annual black tie awards ceremony in New York the Taubmans Paint commercial featuring Carter Edwards singing “I Did It My Way” won the much coveted and incredibly prestigious Clio Award for Best Commercial in the World for 1978!
The highly successful marriage between Taubman’s Paints and Carter Edwards lasted for 9 years and Carter became “one of the family” in every household throughout Australia and New Zealand.
AS AN ENTERTAINER
Carter Edwards soon went on to become the recipient of two coveted Mo Awards as ‘Australia’s Most Versatile Entertainer’. Furthermore, Carter has also been nominated 5 times as Australia’s Entertainer of the Year. Indeed, Carter Edwards offers a totally unique brand of entertainment and versatility. In the words of Bobby Limb, “How can one man have so much talent?”
Carter started on Radio 2HD Newcastle in 1986 with Carter Edwards Country which dominated the ratings for 20 years. He was later inducted into the Australian Country Music Broadcasters Hall Of Fame. Since then his radio career has moved into top gear with The Carter Edwards Show, broadcast around The Super Radio Network Saturday and Sunday evenings featuring music and talk back.
In 2012, Carter was awarded Australian Country Music People’s Choice Awards Most Popular DJ.
2014 Carter was awarded his second Australian Country Music People’s Choice Awards Most Popular DJ.
Also in 2014 he received the ICMA award for the Most Popular Commercial Radio Presenter.
FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE
2012 Carter was awarded life membership of Camp Breakaway for his contribution to the disabled.
2014 saw him awarded the honour of The John Campbell Fellowship Award for his fund raising and service to the community.