Nashville, TN — Excitedly anticipating the 47th Annual Grammy Awards next Sunday, music icon Loretta Lynn is featured on multiple national TV shows in the coming week including tonight on CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360 (Feb. 8, 7:00 pm EST), CBS’s 60 Minutes (Feb. 9, 8:00 pm EST) and TV Guide Channel (Feb. 10, 1:57 pm and 5:57 pm EST). The recipient of the BMI Icon honor and two Americana Music Awards, Lynn’s year has been filled with accolades, adulation and acclaim as she saw the release of her Van Lear Rose CD nominated for the prestigious Shortlist Music Prize and top many critics’ lists of Best Albums of 2004.
Additionally, Lynn is confirmed to make her first guest appearance on The Ellen Degeneres Show (Feb. 14, check local listings) to promote her recently released cookbook, You’re Cookin’ It Country [Rutledge Hill Press]. For the special Valentine’s Day themed show, Lynn plans to prepare one of her favorite sweet treats – Peanut Butter Fudge.
On the heels of her Feb. 4 USA Today profile, the Country Music Hall of Famer is also included in Grammy Awards coverage on CMT’s Insider Grammy Report (Feb. 10, 8:30 pm EST) and featured in the next issue of Time Out New York (Feb. 10 issue).
Receiving the most nominations of any artist in the country genre, Lynn is up for five Grammy Awards this year – Country Album of the Year [Van Lear Rose], Best Female Country Vocal Performance [“Miss Being Mrs.”], Best Country Collaboration With Vocals [“Portland Oregon” – a duet with producer Jack White] and Best Country Song [“Miss Being Mrs.” and “Portland, Oregon”]. The 47th Annual Grammy Awards will broadcast live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, February 13 on CBS at 8:00 pm EST.