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SOURCE Nashville held its SOURCE Hall of Fame Awards last night at the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville's historic Municipal Auditorium.
The seven "Women Behind The Music" who were inducted into the SOURCE Hall of Fame in front of the largest audience to-date were Sarah
Brosmer, WMFD Radio, Ray Stevens
Music, MusiVerse, a division of PolyGram, Compleat Records, MCA Records, Sony Records, Lytle Management; Gayle Hill, Epic Records, G Hill & Company, Sound City Tours; Beverly Keel, Nashville Banner, Polydor Records, American Profile, People magazine, Tennessean, UMG Nashville, MTSU; Grace
Reinbold, World Wide Media, What A Trip! Inc., rockUnashville; Judi Turner, Country Music
Association, Network Ink, Turner & Company, Country Music
Hall of Fame & Museum, Leadership Music; Trisha Walker-Cunningham, Radio
Luxembourg London, UK, MC Promotions London, UK, TWI, Trisha Walker International, Nashville, TN; Erika
Wollam-Nichols, Greater Nashville Arts Foundation, Pro-Tours, NSAI, Tennessee Performing Arts Center, WPLN; Nashville Public Radio, Country Music
Hall of Fame & Museum, The First Amendment Center, The Bluebird Cafe.
Presented by Springer Mountain Farms, this year marked the 17th anniversary of the SOURCE Hall of Fame Awards. Country Music
Hall of Fame member Brenda Lee
and Grand Ole Opry Star Jeannie Seely hosted the sold-out event.
Additional event sponsors included Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum, City National
Bank, Monster Energy, Dream
Catering, NSAI, ASCAP, Martin, Allbee, Miller, Bryan & Associates, Live Nation, Matt Davenport Productions and StratusFilm.
SOURCE Hall of Fame inductees are nominated and inducted based upon peer recommendations, biographies, accomplishments, reputation, the number of years each individual has worked within the entertainment industry, and level of community involvement.
About SOURCE Nashville: Founded in 1991 by Shelia Shipley Biddy, Judy Harris and Pat Rolfe, SOURCE is the longest running organization for females in the music industry in Nashville and is dedicated to fostering relationships and opportunities for its members through continuous education, networking, and community service initiatives. The SOURCE Hall of Fame Awards were founded in 2003 by long-time member Kay Smith. SOURCE is a nonprofit organization supporting an exclusive community of accomplished women professionals who work in all facets of Nashville's entertainment industry. For more information, please visit SOURCENashville.org.