National Music Council Honors Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris, Grand Ole Opry
The National Music Council brought its annual American Eagle Awards presentation to Nashville for a second year in a row on Saturday (June 25). The Eagle Awards are presented in national celebration of an individual’s or an organization’s long-term contribution to America’s musical culture and heritage. This year, music legends Emmylou Harris and Vince Gill were honored, along with the iconic Grand Ole Opry. This year’s event marks the 33rd year of formal presentations of the awards.
BMI, Reviver Records Help Illinois Broadcasters Association
BMI helped the Illinois Broadcasters Association celebrate the best in broadcasting in the state by sponsoring a performance by Reviver recording artist, LOCASH, at the IBA’s Silver Dome Awards dinner held last week in Champaign, Illinois.
LOCASH, which is fronted by BMI songwriters Preston Brust and Chris Lucas, performed songs from their new album The Fighters (including “I Love This Life” and “I Know Somebody”) for an audience of radio and TV executives from across the country.
Kenny Chesney Spreads The Love In Philadelphia
In town for his 14-stadium Spread the Love Tour, Kenny Chesney performed for 48,322 people at Lincoln Financial Field, home of the Philadelphia Eagles. Chesney brought a little girl onstage and presented her with an official Philadelphia Eagles football helmet. The tour stop also featured performances by Miranda Lambert, Big & Rich and Old Dominion.
- CMA Honors Robert Deaton With Chairman’s Award - December 4, 2020
- Nashville Symphony, Nashville Musicians Association Reach Agreement - December 4, 2020
- Zach Williams’ “Chain Breaker” Is Most-Added On ‘MusicRow’ CountryBreakout Radio Chart - December 4, 2020