CMT and Rhapsody Team For Charity

cmtoneFor the second year, CMT One Country, CMT’s pro-social initiative, will reward winners of the 2009 CMT Music Awards by making donations on their behalf to their selected charities. In addition to honoring winners, CMT One Country is partnering with Rhapsody to make donations on behalf of all nominees. From now until Sunday, June 21, the proceeds from the purchase of any nominated song from Rhapsody.com will go to benefit that artist’s specified charity. CMT One Country was launched in 2005 to inspire CMT viewers to take action and bring about important change in their communities. After the 2008 CMT Music Awards, CMT One Country donated $70,000 on behalf of winners to their selected charities. An alphabetical list of nominated artists and the charities who would receive their donation is below:
Trace Adkins: The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network
Dierks Bentley: Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
Brooks & Dunn: Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
Kenny Chesney: PLAN!T NOW
Def Leppard: Create Now
Trey Fanjoy (Director): MusiCares
Deaton Flanigen (Directors): Victory Junction Gang Camp
Chris Hicky (Director): Diabetes Research and Wellness Foundation
Julianne Hough: Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Alan Jackson: CMT ONE COUNTRY non-profit partners
Jamey Johnson: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Toby Keith: Ally’s House
Kid Rock: CMT ONE COUNTRY non-profit partners
Alison Krauss: Thistle Farms
Lady Antebellum: Mocha Club
Miranda Lambert: Humane Society of East Texas
Little Big Town: T.J. Martell Foundation
Martina McBride: Childhelp
Reba McEntire: The Smile Train
Montgomery Gentry: T.J. Martell Foundation
Jake Owen: Mardy Fish Foundation
Brad Paisley: The Shjon Podein Children’s Foundation
Kellie Pickler: Wounded Warrior Project
Robert Plant: TurtleWill
Rascal Flatts: Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
Rehab: Elton John Aids Foundation
Michael Salomon (Director): American Cancer Society
Jim Shea (Director): The Shjon Podein Children’s Foundation
Shaun Silva (Director): Thistle Farms
George Strait: Jenifer Strait Memorial Fund
Sugarland: MusiCares
Taylor Swift: The Red Cross
Peter Tilden (Director): The Shjon Podein Children’s Foundation
Carrie Underwood: The Humane Society of the United States
Keith Urban: Meals on Wheels, Nashville Chapter (and the City Commission)

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