By EVAN SACKER
Jeannie Seely, renowned country music star, was recognized for her contributions to the music industry with star number 82 on The Music City Walk of Fame during an induction ceremony on Aug. 21, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. in Music City Walk of Fame Park.
In addition to Ms. Seely, Brenda Lee, Ray Stevens and Ben Folds were also inducted to the Music City Walk of Fame.
Seely is country music royalty and a 51-year member of the Grand Ole Opry. The presentation was made by the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp.
Trisha Yearwood presented Jeannie Seely with the special honor in front of invited friends, family, industry members and fans. Yearwood is a fellow Grand Ole Opry member.
Inductees are recognized for their significant contributions to preserving the musical heritage of Nashville and for contributing to the world through song or other industry collaboration.
“I’m honored to be a part of celebrating Jeannie Seely at the induction ceremony putting her star on the Music City Walk of Fame,” said Trisha Yearwood. “Jeannie continues to do so much for our industry, and I’m proud to call her my friend.”
“I am humbled by this recognition, and to know I have a place in history among my peers is truly astounding! Hopefully those who are following our shared dreams will be inspired and encouraged by this walkway,” Said Jeannie Seely. ”Last year I saw the incredible respect given to those represented here. I can only hope that I have earned, and will continue to deserve that respect.”
Jeannie Seely Tour Dates:
Aug. 25, 2018 – Lancaster, Pennsylvania – American Music Theater
Aug. 31, 2018 – Nashville, TN – Grand Ole Opry
Sep. 1, 2018 – Nashville, TN – Grand Ole Opry
Sep. 7, 2018 – Nashville, TN – Grand Ole Opry
Sep. 8, 2018 – Nashville, TN – Grand Ole Opry
Sep. 14, 2018 – Nashville, TN – Grand Ole Opry
Sep. 15, 2018 – Nashville, TN – Grand Ole Opry
Sep. 25, 2018 – Nashville, TN – Annual SOURCE Awards
Oct. 10, 2018 – Nashville, TN – 2nd Annual Dottie West Birthday Jam
Oct. 17, 2018 – Branson, MO – Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Theater
Jan. 27 to Feb. 3, 2019 – Country Music Cruise
More Dates Announced Soon