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Ricky Skaggs inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame

Ricky Skaggs exclaims over his likeness depicted on his newly unveiled Country Music Hall of Fame bronze plaque Photo credit: Terry Wyatt/Getty Images for Country Music Hall Of Fame

Last night in Nashville, Tennessee, music legend Ricky Skaggs officially became one of the newest members of the Country Music Hall of Fame. At the official Medallion Ceremony held in the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum’s CMA Theatre, Hall of Fame member Garth Brooks, through tear-filled eyes, formally inducted his musical mentor into …

Loretta Lynn honored with CMT Artist of the Year show

Dierks Bentley and Sheryl Crow honor Loretta Lynn as they perform "Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man" at 2018's CMT Artists of the Year gala. (Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

CMT honored country music’s leading women during their CMT Artists of the Year on Wednesday night. Those that were honored included Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Kelsea Ballerini, Maren Morris, Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, and Hillary Scott. Performances included Kentuckian Angaleena Presley performing with Ashley Monroe and Miranda Lambert on “Sugar Daddy.” However, the biggest honoree …

Ricky Skaggs inducted into the IBMA Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame

Ricky Skaggs with Marty Stuart during IBMA Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame Ceremony. Photo credit: Jeff Fasano

Last night in Raleigh, N.C. at the 29th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, 15-time GRAMMY® winner Ricky Skaggs was officially inducted into the IBMA Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame. The Kentucky native was inducted by his longtime friend and fellow GRAMMY® winner, Marty Stuart. “He’s a radical revisionist, he’s a traditionalist, he’s a keeper of …