John Lomax III Receives Jo Walker-Meador International Award From CMA
November 15, 2010 at 9:02 AM (PT)
During the annual CMA INTERNATIONAL RECEPTION held on NOVEMBER 8th as part of festivities around "The 44th Annual CMA AWARDS," JOHN LOMAX III, owner of ROOTS MUSIC EXPORTERS, was given the 2010 JO WALKER-MEADOR INTERNATIONAL AWARD. The award was presented by CMA CEO STEVE MOORE.
LOMAX said: "It's a huge honor and a real thrill to be recognized after a lot of miles and a lot of nights away from home. I love taking Country Music all around the world. It's a common language. I've been to countries where no one spoke ENGLISH but they spoke Country Music."
The JO WALKER-MEADOR INTERNATIONAL AWARD recognizes outstanding achievement by an individual or company in advocating and supporting Country Music's marketing development in territories outside the UNITED STATES. It was named in honor of former CMA Executive Director (1959-1991) and COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME inductee JO WALKER-MEADOR.