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Jason Crabb, Billy Ray Cyrus and More to be Inducted Into the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame

The Kentucky Music Hall of Fame is preparing to induct it’s newest class this Friday, May 11, 2018.

David “Stringbean” Akeman, Dale Ann Bradley, Jason Crabb, Billy Ray Cyrus, Jackie DeShannon, and Bobby Lewis will become the newest members of the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the Renfro Valley Entertainment Center in Mount Vernon, KY. The evening will begin at 6:00 PM and tickets are still available by calling 800-765-7464.

Comprised of individuals from all across the state, the 2018 class represents a wide array of talents. The Kentucky Music Hall of Fame & Museum honors Kentucky-born performers, songwriters, publishers, promoters, managers and other music professionals who have made significant contributions to the music industry locally and around the world.

The 2018 class will join an elite roster of individuals including Loretta Lynn, Bill Monroe, Florence Henderson, Clarence Spalding, Rosemary Clooney, EXILE, Wynonna & Naomi Judd, Steven Curtis Chapman, and many more.

David “Stringbean” Akeman – Annville, KY
Grand Ole Opry Star
Hee Haw Television Series
Clawhammer Banjo Pickin’

Dale Ann Bradley – Pineville, KY
5-time IBMA Female Bluegrass Vocalist of the Year
Top ten hit “East Kentucky Morning”
Grammy Nominated Artist

Jason Crabb – Beaver Dam, KY
Grammy winner
21 GMA Dove Awards, including “Artist of the Year”, “Male Vocalist of the Year” and “Song of the Year” categories
Author, Actor, Musician, Television Host

Billy Ray Cyrus – Flatwoods, KY
Record breaking hit “Achy Breaky Heart”
Doc – PAX TV
Still the King – CMT

Jackie DeShannon – Hazel, KY
Million-seller “Put A Little Love In Your Heart”
1960’s anthem “What The World Needs Now Is Love”
1992 Grammy song of the year “Bette Davis Eyes”

Bobby Lewis – Hodgenville, KY
Known as “Boy with the Lute”
Grand Ole Opry Member
Chart buster “It’s So Nice To Be With You”

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One Comment

  1. Dawn Easterling says:

    Very disappointing that Billy Ray Cyrus could not show up! Jason Crabb made it there even with a death in his immediate family! All the performers were great! But I will have to say, it was Jason that stole the show! His performance was top notch, as always! Nice to see a young man that gives all the glory to God like he does and never forgets his humble upbringing!

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