1997

BMI Million-Air Club add "Tempted" and "This One's Gonna Hurt You"

Receives Metronome Award for community service

Grammy nomination, Vocal Collaboration, for Hope

Grammy nomination, Vocal Collaboration, for Honky Tonkin's What I Do Best

ACM nomination, Top Vocal Duet, for Honky Tonkin's What I Do Best

TNN/MCN nomination, Instrumentalist of the Year

Wrote/produced music for Fire Down Below, the Steven Seagal movie

Records duets with:

B.B King – "Confessin' the Blues" on Deuces Wild

Hank Thompson – "Green Light" on Hank Thompson & Friends

Marries Connie Smith

Executive Musical Producer for Steven Frears/Martin Scorcese film, Hi-Lo Country

Marty Stuart signature Martin guitar is designed