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Songwriter Tom T. Hall Recognized as BMI Icon

Tom T. Hall Receives Icon AwardNashville, TN -- Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI), the global leader in music rights management, honored its Country Songwriter, Song and Publisher of the Year at the 60th annual BMI Country Awards held at the company’s Nashville, TN building. Also saluted were the writers and publishers of the past year’s 50 most-performed songs on radio and TV from BMI’s country repertoire. In addition, the incredible songwriting career of Tom T. Hall was celebrated by naming him a BMI Icon.

BMI Celebrates Tom T. Hall's Career with Icon Award

Tom T. HallBMI will celebrate the incredible songwriting career of Tom T. Hall by naming him a BMI Icon at the company’s 60th annual Country Awards. The private ceremony will be held on Tuesday, October 30 at BMI’s Music Row building in Nashville. The BMI Icon award is given to songwriters who have had a “unique and indelible influence on generations of music makers.” An all-star musical tribute will pay homage to Hall, who joins a list of past honorees that includes Billy Sherrill, John Fogerty, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson, Isaac Hayes, Merle Haggard, Brian Wilson, Dolly Parton, Loretta Lynn, the Bee Gees, Bobby Braddock, Ray Davies, James Brown and more. Tom T. Hall has been recognized for his contributions to bluegrass music as well as other genres.

Montgomery Gentry, Tom T. Hall Kick Off Country Music Highway Competition

Country Music Highway ProgramsNashville, TN -- The Country Music Highway "Road to Fame" competition officially kicked off at a press conference held earlier today at the U.S. 23 Country Music Highway Museum in Paintsville, KY. with the help of the award-winning country duo Montgomery Gentry and Country Music Hall of Fame member, "The Storyteller," Tom T. Hall.

Kentucky Governor and Tom T. Hall Announce New Country Music Highway Programs

Country Music Highway ProgramsFrankfort, KY (January 31, 2012) – Today, Governor Steve Beshear, Country Music Highway committee members, TourSEKY members and Country Music Hall of Fame Member Tom T. Hall announced the launch of two new initiatives surrounding the legendary highway (U.S. Route 23), now referred to as the "Country Music Highway." This stretch of road, which winds along the Eastern corridor of Kentucky, has given rise to a remarkable number of country artists including Wynonna and Naomi Judd, Billy Ray Cyrus, Ricky Skaggs, Keith Whitley, Dwight Yoakam, Gary Stewart, Patty Loveless, Billy Ray Cyrus, Crystal Gayle, Loretta Lynn, Rebecca Lynn Howard and many more.

Ralph Stanley II Hears a Train on New Single

I Think I Hear a TrainFollowing in the tracks of Two's previous number one hit, "Train Songs," this new release is also from the pens of Ms. Dixie and Tom T. Hall. Both of the Halls are dedicated Stanley enthusiasts and according to Ms. Dixie have a question they ask themselves if they're ever stuck for words. Simply ... WWCS (What Would Carter Say?) "I Think I Hear A Train" is the latest single by Ralph Stanley II. As Tom T & Dixie Hall say, "Moving fast and needs reporting!" We're on it!

Connie Smith Selected as CMHoF 2011 Artist-in-Residence

Connie SmithNashville, TN -- Legendary vocalist Connie Smith will bring her incomparable voice, her catalog of hits and some of her favorite collaborators when she takes the Ford Theater stage as the Country Music Hall of Fame (CMHoF) and Museum's 2011 Artist-in-Residence. Smith will serve as host and curator for the intimate evening performances, which are slated for August 22, August 29 and September 12 at 7:00 p.m.

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