| Jan 22, 2008 |
Additional Honorees Announced For CRB Hall of Fame Event
"These two people have done an amazing job promoting country radio and our whole industry. Now is the perfect time to honor them and thank them for their service," said CRB President, Becky Brenner.
The Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc. Career Achievement Award is presented to an individual artist or act that, through their creativity, vision, performance or leadership has made a significant contribution to the development and promotion of country music and country radio. The Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc. President's Award is presented to an individual who has made a significant contribution to the marketing, production, growth and development of the Country Radio Seminar and the multiple services that Country Radio Broadcasters provides to the country radio and music communities.
Going into his 50th year in the Music Industry, Daniels has scored hits on the rock, country, pop and Christian charts and counts his awards from the Country Music Association (CMA), Academy of Country Music (ACM), TNN/Music City News Awards, and the Gospel Music Association (GMA) among his many accolades. Born in Wilmington, NC, he was raised on a musical diet that included Pentecostal gospel, local bluegrass bands, rhythm & blues, and country music from the radio, including Nashville's 650 WSM. His signature song, "The Devil Went Down to Georgia," topped both country and pop charts, bringing him international acclaim. The artist's current Blue Hat/Koch Records CD release, Deuces, is his first duet album and features some of Nashville's most recognizable artists. He is also the newest member of the Grand Ole Opry.
Listed as one of the "Best 150 Lawyers in the State of Tennessee" by Business Tennessee magazine (January 2006), Mike Milom has been an active member of the Nashville music industry for over thirty years. Milom is a partner in the firm of Milom, Joyce, Horsnell & Crow PLC and serves as a founding member of the board of Tennessee Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts. He is also an Adjunct Professor at Vanderbilt University School. Milom has served as counsel to the CRB Board since the organizations formation in 1975.
As previously announced, The evening will also feature Bill Cody and Bob Robbins being inducted into the Country Music DJ Hall of Fame; while Jaye Albright, Bobby Kraig, and Michael Owens are to be inducted into the Country Music Radio Hall of Fame.
A limited number of tickets are still available for the event, which is proceeded by a cocktail party commencing at 5:30. The event will be held at the Renaissance Hotel Ballroom. Single tickets may be purchased for $100; while sponsored tables are $2000. Proceeds go to the DJ and Radio Hall of Fame. To purchase tickets, please contact the Country Radio Broadcasters at 615-327-4487 or visit www.crb.org.