Country Hall of Fame inductees named Tuesday
Monday, February 28, 2011
– The Country Music Association will reveal the 2011 inductees for the Country Music Hall of Fame Tuesday morning.
Kix Brooks will host the event at 10:30 a.m./eastern with the public able to watch on line via Ustream. Fans should visit CMAworld.com on Tuesday morning.
"CMA is excited to share the announcement of country music's highest honor, induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame, with our loyal and passionate supporters around the world," said Tammy Donham, CMA Senior Director of Marketing. "The connection between country music artists and fans has always been one of mutual love and admiration, and modern technology such as Ustream allows us to strengthen that bond even more with opportunities such as this. We are thrilled to invite our fans to watch live as these trailblazing artists and songwriters are revealed as Inductees for the first time."
The CMA created the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1961 to recognize noteworthy individuals for their outstanding contributions to the format with country music's highest honor. After tomorrow's announcement, there will be 115 inductees in the Country Music Hall of Fame.
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