Wednesday, May 25th, 2011
Cindy Watts – Tennessean
Loretta Lynn, Ronnie Milsap, Little Big Town, Keith Urban, Brad Paisley and Martina McBride were on hand Tuesday night to honor the Country Music Association as the organization was presented with Leadership Music’s eighth annual Dale Franklin Award during a gala dinner at the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Nashville.
Monday, May 9th, 2011
Leadership Music Cordially Invites You To Attend This Once In A Lifetime Opportunity
WhenLoretta Lynn Joins An All-Star Salute to CMA
at the Dale Franklin Award Gala
Country Music Hall of Famer Loretta Lynn has been added to the list of tribute performers for the Leadership Music Dale Franklin Award, a gala event honoring the Country Music Association on Tuesday, May 17, at the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Nashville. The legendary Lynn, a seven-time CMA Award winner, was the first woman crowned CMA Entertainer of the Year (1972).
The musical salute, produced by Robert Deaton, will be hosted by Martina McBride and include appearances from previously announced luminaries Little Big Town, Ronnie Milsap, Brad Paisley and Keith Urban. Steve Gibson will lead many of Nashville’s finest musicians in the evening’s house band.