Carrie Underwood To Receive CRB's "Artist Humanitarian Award"
October 16, 2013 at 11:29 AM (PT)
19 RECORDINGS/ARTISTA NASHVILLE’s CARRIE UNDERWOOD will be the recipient of the COUNTRY RADIO BROADCASTERS’ (CRB) 2014 "Artist Humanitarian Award" during the opening ceremonies of COUNTRY RADIO SEMINAR (CRS) on WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19th, 2014.
The award, which was established in 1990, honors Country music artists that exhibit exceptional humanitarian efforts during their career. CARRIE’s efforts have included establishing the C.A.T.S. (CHECOTAH ANIMAL, TOWN, AND SCHOOL) FOUNDATION to aid her hometown community of CHECOTAH, OK, participating in PEDIGREE’s pet adoption campaign, MAKE-A-WISH FOUNDATION, SAVE THE CHILDREN, trips to AFRICA for "AMERICAN IDOL's IDOL GIVES BACK," a USO TOUR in the MIDDLE EAST, celebrity fundraisers for CITY OF HOPE, and more. Her recent "THE BLOWN AWAY TOUR" donated one million dollars in proceeds to the AMERICAN and CANADIAN RED CROSS.
"In a format rich with artists that are generous with their time and talents for a wide variety of worthy causes and needs, CARRIE UNDERWOOD has distinguished herself with her depth of kindnesses and commitment to making a positive difference," said CRS President CHARLIE MORGAN. "We are humbled by the good work she has done and are proud to highlight her efforts by naming her ‘Artist Humanitarian of the Year’."