Lee Greenwood, a Grammy award winner, CMA award winner, ACM award winner and has achieved over twenty top 10 singles, was celebrated on Tuesday night October 12, 2021, at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Alabama, for his forty years of hits in the music industry. Stars from multiple genres of music came out to honor America’s well-known patriot Lee Greenwood ranging from non-country hitmakers Gavin DeGraw, Debby Boone, Sam Moore, Michael W. Smith, Scott Stapp (of Creed) to today’s hot country hitmakers Lee Brice, Michael Ray, Jamey Johnson, Dustin Lynch to country legends The Oak Ridge Boys, Crystal Gayle, The Gatlin Brothers, Janie Fricke, and more!
Love From Music City celebrated their 5th Annual Gala on Tuesday, October 5th with an evening of music, entertainment, surprises, and support for foster children throughout Middle Tennessee and orphans abroad. The special event began with a VIP red carpet, followed by hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction, and live musical performances! Artists present at the gala included Pam Tillis, Buddy Jewell, Marty Raybon, Devon O’Day, Cherish Lee, Charlene Tilton, JD Shelburne, Tim Atwood, Chapel Hart, NEDY, Makenzie Phipps, Denny Strickland, Billy Mason, Chris Golden, Nathan & Suzanne Young, who joined Crystal Gayle, the recipient of this year’s Bill Anderson Icon Award. Gayle was recognized for her contributions made to the community and for her role as a trailblazer and legendary performer, epitomizing everything Love From Music City stands for. The organization has a 50 year legacy of feeding and clothing orphans across the globe, with 10 years including local, Middle Tennessee foster children. The Love From Music City Gala was held at The Estate at Cherokee Dock, a former home of Reba McEntire.
As the All-Star Salute To Lee Greenwood at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Alabama, approaches, the stage set design, lighting grid, and television special details are revealed. The celebration taking place in just over two weeks on October 12, 2021, will be filmed to create three 1-hour specials that will be broadcast for television audiences.
BILLY DEAN, BRAD ARNOLD (OF 3 DOORS DOWN), CRAIG MORGAN, DEANA MARTIN, ENGELBERT HUMPERDINCK, JANIE FRICKE, JEANNIE SEELY, JOHN BERRY, NEAL McCOY, T. GRAHAM BROWN, LARRY, STEVE & RUDY: THE GATLIN BROTHERS, THE ISSACS, TONY ORLANDO, TRACY LAWRENCE, AND TY HERNDON ADDED TO ALL-STAR SALUTE TO LEE GREENWOOD ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2021 AT THE VON BRAUN CENTER IN HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA
With over twenty-eight Top 20 singles, including 7 number one hits, Lee Greenwood and his 40-year career will be celebrated in Huntsville, Alabama, on October 12, 2021, at the Von Braun Center with over 35 music artists performing during the All-Star Salute to Lee Greenwood. Today, music artists from multiple genres including legendary names like Engelbert Humperdinck and Tony Orlando, Grand Ole Opry stars Craig Morgan, Jeannie Seely, and The Gatlin Brothers along with rock star Brad Arnold of the group 3 Doors Down and country hitmakers Billy Dean, Janie Fricke, John Berry, Neal McCoy, T. Graham Brown, Tracy Lawrence, Ty Herndon all were announced to participate in the special celebration. The Issacs will join Michael W. Smith to create a ‘moment’ in the show and Dean Martin’s daughter Deana Martin will perform a duet with Humperdinck.
SARA EVANS, RODNEY ATKINS, DARRYL WORLEY AND PAULA DEEN ADDED TO ABC SUPPLY PRESENTS ‘AN ALL-STAR SALUTE TO LEE GREENWOOD’ ON OCTOBER 12, 2021, IN HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA
Today, America’s well-known patriot Lee Greenwood along with Alabama dignitaries announced music performers Sara Evans, Rodney Atkins, Darryl Worley, and personality Paula Deen will join previously announced artists Michael W. Smith, Lee Brice, Dustin Lynch, Michael Ray, Jamey Johnson, Big & Rich, Randy Owen (of Alabama), Home Free, Sam Moore, The Oak Ridge Boys, Crystal Gayle, Mark Wills, The Frontmen of Country (Tim Rushlow of Little Texas, Richie McDonald of Lonestar, and Larry Stewart of Restless Heart) for the ABC Supply presents An All-Star Salute To Lee Greenwood taking place in Huntsville, Alabama, on October 12, 2021.
Few artists have left a more indelible mark on America’s musical landscape than B.J. Thomas. With his smooth, rich voice and unerring song sense, Thomas’s expansive career crossed multiple genres, including country, pop, and gospel, earning him CMA, Dove, and Grammy awards and nominations since his emergence in the 1960s.
The long wait for Muppet fans is almost over! “The Muppet Show,” Jim Henson’s iconic variety series that started it all, will begin streaming Friday, February 19 exclusively on Disney+. In addition for the first three seasons, fans will be able to enjoy seasons 4 and 5, which have never previously been released on home entertainment.
Time Life continues to expand its digital music division with a new, eight album digital distribution deal with country music favorite David Frizzell. Beginning January 15, three of Frizzell’s solo records, four of his Frizzell & Friends collaborations and a live album recorded with Jett Williams will be available on all major digital platforms. In addition to his work with Williams, songs from the eight albums include appearances by a number of country stars including Allen Frizzell, Merle Haggard, Crystal Gayle, T. Graham Brown, Lacy J. Dalton, Jimmy Fortune and more.
Leroy Van Dyke’s “Walk On By” From 1961 Nearly Tops Newsweek’s Top 100 Country Songs Of All Time After 60 Years
To ring in the New Year, Newsweek in association with Billboard magazine compiled a list of the Top 100 Country Songs of All Time. These singles are deemed essential to country music history and to the evolution of modern country songs. From 1959 to the present day, these singles leave a lasting impression on fans around the world. 2911 Media clients frequent the list ranking from #2 to #84 with artists such as Leroy Van Dyke, Charley Pride, Lynn Anderson, Conway Twitty, T.G Sheppard, Crystal Gayle, and Johnny Lee standing out as country staples.
Singer/songwriter Ed Bruce passed away Friday, January 8th at age 81. As a songwriter, artists such as Crystal Gayle (Restless), Charlie Louvin (See The Big Man Cry), Tommy Roe (Save Your Kisses), Tanya Tucker (Texas When I Die, The Man That Turned My Mama On), and Willie Nelson (Mama Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys) are just a few who have recorded his songs. As an artist, Bruce’s hits include “The Last Cowboy Song”, “Love’s Found You And Me”, “Ever, Never Lovin’ You”, “After All”, “My First Taste Of Texas” and more.