Steve Buchanan Honored At CMA Board Meetings
November 16, 2016 at 1:38 PM (PT)
OPRY ENTERTAINMENT President and "NASHVILLE" Executive Producer STEVE BUCHANAN was honored with the COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION (CMA)'s IRVING WAUGH Award of Excellence TODAY (11/16) during quarterly meetings of the CMA Board of Directors in NASHVILLE. The IRVING WAUGH Award of Excellence honors an individual who is the originator and caretaker of demonstrated ideas and actions that have dramatically broadened and improved Country music's influence on a national or international level for the benefit of the industry as a whole.
"STEVE is very deserving of this prestigious honor," said WARNER MUSIC NASHVILLE Chairman/CEO and CMA Chairman of the Board JOHN ESPOSITO. "His development, oversight, and creative vision for the television series 'NASHVILLE' has contributed to the global identity of this city, and unprecedented, primetime attention for Country music."