IEBA Award Winners Announced
October 13, 2009 at 9:15 AM (PT)
The 2009 IEBA (INTERNATIONAL ENTERTAINMENT BUYERS ASSOCIATION) AWARDS were held last night (10/12) at the RYMAN AUDITORIUM in NASHVILLE.
The awards recognized the entertainment industry's top buyers, agents, promoters, venues, festivals and artists. The show was hosted by actor LUKE PERRY and featured performances by JAMEY JOHNSON, JESSIE JAMES, LORRIE MORGAN, RANDY HOUSER, CHRIS YOUNG, JUD LAIPPLY and CHUBBY CHECKER.
BRENDA LEE presented CHUBBY CHECKER with the "Career Achievement Award." LORRIE MORGAN presented JOAN SALTEL with the "Lifetime Achievement Award" and CAA's JOHN HUIE presented BARBARA HUBBARD with the "HARRY A. PEEBLES Award."
The complete list of IEBA AWARD winners is as follows:
Entertainment Buyer of the Year - TODD BOLTIN of VARIETY ATTRACTIONS
Promoter of the Year - OUTBACK CONCERTS of TN
Talent Agent of the Year - JOHN HUIE of CAA
Venue of the Year - RYMAN AUDITORIUM, NASHVILLE, TN
Event of the Year - BONNAROO MUSIC FESTIVAL, MANCHESTER, TN
For more info, visit www.ieba.org.