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Former KVAN DJ Willie Nelson, CMA Life Achieve Award

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  • Started 7 years ago by Craig_Adams
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  1. Craig_Adams
    Radio historian

    This from All Access:

    --------------------Willie Nelson Receives First-Ever CMA Lifetime Achievement Award--------------------

    During LAST NIGHT’s (11/1) 46th Annual CMA AWARDS, ARISTA NASHVILLE artist and awards show co-host BRAD PAISLEY handed out a special honor -- the CMA “Lifetime Achievement Award.”

    The recipient was Country music icon WILLIE NELSON. “WILLIE is an iconic musical legend and innovator. Even as he approaches his 80th birthday, WILLIE continues to be a lasting and meaningful influence on our music and artists. There is no one more deserving of this honor than MR. WILLIE NELSON,” said CMA CEO STEVE MOORE.

    The CMA “Lifetime Achievement Award” is given to artists who have attained the highest degree of recognition in Country music, both nationally and internationally. It also recognizes that artists’ contributions in philanthropy and humanitarian efforts.

    The award was created this year, and NELSON is the first recipient. It will now be recognized as the “WILLIE NELSON Lifetime Achievement Award” in the years to come.

    Posted on November 2, 2012 - 06:19 PM #
  2. Liberal Agenda
    Inactive

    The CMA just stripped Willie Nelson of all his CMA awards for doping charges :D

    Posted on November 2, 2012 - 06:52 PM #
  3. washnotore
    Member

    In 1998 Willie Nelson was the second inductee, after Tex Ritter. At the Texas Country Music Hall Of Fame.

    Posted on November 2, 2012 - 07:45 PM #