Frankie Ballard celebrated his new album Sunshine & Whiskey backstage at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tenn., on Tuesday night (Feb. 18) with the Warner Bros. Records label team.
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The surprise celebration held on Monday night (Feb. 17) for Country Radio Hall of famer Bob Kingsley at the Grand Ole Opry House raised funds for the Opry Trust Fund. A check for $50,000 was presented backstage at the Grand Ole Opry at CRS show last night.
Kingsley was honored for his 40 years in national radio syndication as part of the American Country Countdown (1974-2006) and as host and owner of Bob Kingsley’s Country Top 40 (2006-present), distributed by WestwoodOne.
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The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum recently honored Bob DiPiero in its quarterly series Poets and Prophets: Legendary Country Songwriters. Among the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member’s hits are “American Made,” “Little Rock,” “The Church on Cumberland Road,” “Blue Clear Sky” and “Southern Voice.”
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Arista Nashville’s Sarah Westbrook, Jenny Shearin, Ali O’Connell and Jeri Cooper with The Henningsen’s Clara Henningsen celebrate at Sony Music Nashville’s annual Girls Night Out at CRS in Nashville.
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