Scott Borchetta Awarded CMA's Jo Walker Meador Award
November 1, 2012 at 7:13 AM (PT)
The COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION (CMA) held its international media reception leading up to the 46th Annual CMA AWARDS YESTERDAY (10/31). During the festivities, CMA CEO STEVE MOORE presented the 2012 JO WALKER MEADOR AWARD that recognizes an individual or company that promotes marketing and development of Country music within other countries.
This year’s recipient of the JO WALKER MEADOR AWARD is BIG MACHINE LABEL GROUP Pres./CEO SCOTT BORCHETTA. “SCOTT has a global vision and has opened the door for other Country music artists. He is helping to change the perception of Country music internationally and very deserving of this award,” said STEVE MOORE.
While accepting the award, BORCHETTA said “It’s truly an amazing honor – and JO it is great to have you here. She’s truly a living legend and when you look at her works, in a lifetime of loving this music, there’s probably nobody more important than JO … And so, I am honored today.” JO WALKER-MEADOR was on hand for the event.
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