Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music is a studio album by American singer and pianist Ray Charles.It was recorded in February 1962 at Capitol Studios in New York City and United Western Recorders in Hollywood, and released in April of that year by ABC-Paramount Records.
The Country Music Association (CMA) was founded in 1958 in Nashville, Tennessee. It originally consisted of 233 members and was the first trade organization formed to promote a music genre. It originally consisted of 233 members and was the first trade organization formed to promote a music genre.
The song becomes a major viral and crossover hit, with the music video acquiring more than 600,000 views on YouTube before the release of Keith's album Clancy's Tavern, and reaching #15 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #9 on the Hot Country Songs chart, as well as being covered in the Glee episode "Hold On to Sixteen" two months later.
Year inducted into Country Music Hall of Fame Year inducted into Rock Hall of Fame Notes Jimmie Rodgers: 1961 1986 - early influencer: Only person inducted into both Halls of Fame inaugural classes Hank Williams: 1961 1987 - early influencer: Bob Wills: 1968 1999 - early influencer: Bill Monroe: 1970 1997 - early influencer: Chet Atkins: 1973
Voting process. Voting members of the Academy of Country Music (ACM) elect the nominees. In 2016, after an eight-year experiment intended to improve consumer engagement, the ACM announced its decision to abandon fan-voting for Entertainer of the Year and its three new-artist categories, thanks to the cost of participation and several rifts that had developed among artists.
This is an alphabetical list of country music performers. It includes artists who played country music at some point in their career, even if they were not exclusively country music performers. This is a dynamic list and may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness.
Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees. Hank Cochran (1935–2010) Mac Wiseman (born 1925) Ronnie Milsap (born 1943) Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees. Wendell Ferguson; Ron Sakamoto; Major awards American Country Countdown Awards (presented December 15 in Nashville) Artist of the Year – Jason Aldean