Music City Inc. announced the inductees to the Music City Walk of Fame, presented by founding sponsor Gibson Guitar: Eddy Arnold, Little Jimmy Dickens, Bobby Hebb, Kris Kristofferson, Rascal Flatts and Mel Tillis.
This eighth class of honorees will be recognized officially with the unveiling of commemorative sidewalk markers on Sunday, November 7th, at the Walk of Fame Park in downtown Nashville on Demonbreun, between 4th and 5th Avenues South. The induction ceremony, which begins at 2:00 p.m., will be sponsored by Great American Country (GAC) and is free and open to the public.
Produced with the support of Gibson Guitar, GAC, the City of Nashville and Metro Parks, The Music City Walk of Fame is an official project of Music City, Inc., the charitable foundation of the Nashville Convention & Visitors Bureau (NCVB). “We are pleased to honor this amazing class of inductees,” said Butch Spyridon, president of the NCVB. “Each honoree represents the immense talent, creativity and diversity that have made Nashville Music City.”
The Music City Walk of Fame, located on Nashville’s Music Mile, was created in 2006 in tribute to musicians from all genres who have have preserved the musical heritage of Nashville while contributing to the world through song or other industry collaboration. After the induction of the eight class of honorees, there will be 48 total stars along the Walk of Fame.
Nominations in the categories of Artist, Musician, Songwriter, and Producer/Music Industry Executive were open to the public, and application forms were reviewed by the Music City Walk of Fame anonymous selection committee.