Country Artists Nominated For VH1 'Do Something' Award
July 26, 2011 at 11:29 AM (PT)
VH1 has announced the nominees for the “Do Something” award, which honors artists who are committed to social change. In the concert category, the list includes five Country concerts.
Nominations include “Music Builds: The CMT Distaster Relief Concert,” which featured performances by TIM McGRAW, KEITH URBAN, LADY ANTEBELLUM, ALAN JACKSON and more, with donations going to victims of floods and tornadoes; “OKLAHOMA Disaster Relief Concert,” which was co-hosted by REBA McENTIRE and BLAKE SHELTON and benefitted OKLAHOMA tornado relief and “KOKUA for JAPAN Benefit Concert,” with performances including WILLIE NESLON, JAMEY JOHNSON, MICHAEL McDONALD and MICK FLEETWOOD and proceeds going to the AMERICAN RED CROSS for JAPAN earthquake relief. Also nominated were “CMT Presents JIMMY BUFFETT & Friends: Live From The Gulf Coast,” hosted by JIMMY BUFFETT and KENNY CHESNEY to benefit the GULF COAST after the oil spill and TAYLOR SWIFT’s “Speak Now…Help Now Dress Rehearsal” which benefitted tornado victims in the SOUTHEAST.
Check out all the nominees here. The awards ceremony will be broadcast on VH1 on AUGUST 18th at 9p (ET).