CMT One Country Donates $70,000 To CMT Award Winners' Charities
April 16, 2008 at 6:37 AM (PT)
Country artists were not the only ones who "won big" at the 2008 CMT MUSIC AWARDS. CMT ONE COUNTRY, the network's pro-social initiative, donated $5,000 to each winner's charity of choice and $10,000 to the charity of the artist winning "Video Of The Year." Some of the charities that came out on top on MONDAY night (4/14) include:
St. JUDE CHILDREN'S RESEARCH HOSPITAL -- $15,000 combined on behalf of TAYLOR SWIFT and BRAD PAISLEY's victories
AARP FOUNDATION GRANDPARENTING PROGRAM -- $15,000 combined on behalf of KELLIE PICKLER's three wins
FOOD ALLERGY & ANAPHYLAXIS NETWORK (FAAN) -- $5,000 from TRACE ADKINS taking home "Male Video Of The Year"
AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY - $5,000 donation in honor of MICHAEL SALOMON winning "Director Of The Year"
CMT ONE COUNTRY donated a total of $70,000 on behalf of the CMT MUSIC AWARD winners. To see the full list of the winning charities and their supporters, visit www.cmtmusicawardspress.com.