Leadership Music Dale Franklin Award Honorees Selected
September 25, 2015 at 7:01 AM (PT)
LEADERSHIP MUSIC will honor long-time CMA Exec. Dir. JO WALKER-MEADOR, OPRY ENTERTAINMENT GROUP President/CEO STEVE BUCHANAN, and NASH ICON artist REBA MCENTIRE at this year's DALE FRANKLIN AWARDS. The event will take place at the CMA THEATER at the COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME on MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16th beginning at 5:30p (CT). BIG MACHINE LABEL GROUP is the title sponsor for the event.
"These are three exceptional leaders who have devoted their lives to the music industry," said LEADERSHIP MUSIC Exec. Dir. DEBBIE LINN. "Both JO WALKER-MEADOR and STEVE BUCHANAN have commanded respect and admiration throughout their careers for their integrity, their professionalism, and their passion for Country music's heritage. REBA is an iconic leader who has left an indelible mark on a variety of entertainment platforms over the past four decades, including music, television, movies, and musical theater as well as being a respected entrepreneur. All three have been deeply involved in charitable endeavors as well."