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Love from Music City is proud to announce that its 5th Annual Gala will take place on October 5th, 2021. Crystal Gayle will also receive the Bill Anderson Icon Award at the Gala.
There will be a VIP red carpet and hors d’oeuvres at 6 pm with the main event starting at 7 pm. In addition, the event will include live entertainment and a silent auction. The 5th Annual Gala will take place at the Estate at Cherokee Dock in Lebanon Tennessee, the former home of Reba McEntire. To purchase tickets to the Love for Music City Gala, visit HERE.
Grand Ole Opry Member and country music icon Crystal Gayle will receive the Bill Anderson Icon Award for contributions made to the community. The star epitomizes everything Love from Music City stands for stated Shanda Tripp, the Founder of LFMC. Tripp had the following to say about Crystal Gayle. “I have been a fan of Crystal Gayle forever! To think we get to honor her as our LFMC Bill Anderson 2021 Icon this year is amazing. She is a trailblazer for women and a true inspiration to me personally. I can’t wait for our Gala.” Crystal Gayle has received many awards during her career. Some examples of the accolades she has received have included the following. A Grammy Award for Best Female Vocal Performance for “Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue” a song that she admits she has not tired of singing. Crystal Gayle has had 20 No. 1 country hits and six albums certified Gold by the RIAA. Crystal was the first female artist in country music history to reach platinum sales with her 1977 album, We Must Believe in Magic.
Loretta Lynn inducted Crystal Gayle into the Grand Ole Opry in January 2017. Coincidentally, Gayle received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame near Loretta Lynn’s star in October 2009. In August 2016, the Academy of Country Music honored Crystal with the Cliffe Stone Pioneer Award during the 10th Annual ACM Honors. Crystal is also famous for her nearly floor-length hair. She was voted one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world by People Magazine in 1983. For more information, visit crystalgayle.com.
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The Love from Music City Organization is passionate about helping and serving those in need. All proceeds from the Gala will benefit Middle Tennessee foster children and orphans abroad. The organization is determined to help these children and show them respect. Everyone needs to know they are loved and that they matter. Throughout COVID, this organization continued to raise funds, being the sole contributor for food and basic survival needs to orphanages in Haiti. Past entertainers at previous Galas include T.G. Sheppard, Rhonda Vincent, T. Graham Brown, Dailey & Vincent, Kelly Lang, Charlene Tilton, Rhonda Vincent, Jeannie Seely, Exile, and Jimmy Fortune. For more information, visit LoveFromMusicCity.org or email Shanda Tripp at email@example.com.
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