Photo Gallery: Randy Travis, Charlie Daniels and Fred Foster Inducted Into the Country Music Hall of Fame

Tonight (Oct. 16) the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum held their annual Medallion Ceremony to formally induct this year’s new members.

  • “Modern Era Artist” category: Randy Travis
  • “Veteran Era Artist” category: Charlie Daniels
  • “Non-Performer” category: Fred Foster, Monument Records founder

The event took place at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville and featured amazing performances, touching speeches and inspiring special moments.

Check out photos and Event Moments and Set List from the event below!

Event Moments and Set List

  1. Country Music Hall of Fame CEO Kyle Young Introduces New Inductees Fred Foster, Charlie Daniels and Randy Travis
  2. Fred Foster Introduction Video
  3. Kyle Young Introduces Fred Foster
  4. performance: Dolly Parton “Dumb Blonde” (1967 by Curly Putman, produced by Fred Foster)
  5. performance: Brandy Clark “Blue Bayou” (1963 by Roy Orbision and Joe Melson, produced by Fred Foster)
  6. Kyle Young Introduces the Medallion All-Star Band
    1. Cliff Watson, Band Leader, Acoustic Guitar
    2. Matt Rollings, Keyboard
    3. Eddie Bayers, Jr., Drums
    4. Steve Gibson, Electric Guitar
    5. Jeff White, Acoustic Guitar
    6. Paul Franklin, Pedal Steel Guitar
    7. Deanie Richardson, Fiddle and Mandolin
    8. Michael Rhodes, Bass
    9. Thom Flora, Background Vocals
    10. Tania Hancheroff, Background Vocals
    11. Carmella Ramsey, Background Vocals
  7. performance: Kris Kristofferson “Me and Bobby McGee” (1969 by Kris Kristofferson and Fred Foster)
  8. Country Music Hall of Fame President Vince Gill Inducts Fred Foster
  9. Fred Foster Acceptance Speech
  10. Charlie Daniels Introduction Video
  11. performance: Trisha Yearwood “It Hurts Me” (1964 recorded by Elvis Presley, by Charlie Daniels and Bob Johnston)
  12. performance: Jamey Johnson “Long-Haired Country Boy” (1980)
  13. performance: Trace Adkins with violinist Andrea Zonn “Devil Went Down To Georgia” (1979)
  14. Brenda Lee Inducts Charlie Daniels
  15. Charlie Daniels Acceptance Speech
  16. Randy Travis Introduction Video
  17. Kyle Young Introduces Randy Travis
  18. performance: Alan Jackson “On the Other Hand” (1986, by Paul Overstreet and Don Schlitz)
  19. performance: Brad Paisley “Forever and Ever, Amen” (1987, by Paul Overstreet and Don Schlitz)
  20. performance: Garth Brooks “Three Wooden Crosses” (2002, by Doug Johnson and Kim Williams)
  21. Garth Brooks Inducts Randy Travis
  22. Randy Travis Acceptance Speech by his wife, Mary Davis-Travis
  23. Randy Travis Sings “Amazing Grace” (first public performance since stroke in 2013)
  24. All Participants Come Onstage to Perform “Will the Circle Be Unbroken”

photos by Jason Simanek

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