The first decade of this century has seen the popularity of country music soar to all-new heights. Itfs also produced songs and videos that are now truly country classics! So take a look back at the videos that defined the start of a new millennium and help us pick the Top 50 videos of the 2000s! George has been nominated for his video “Choices.”
Tune in February 20th at 8:00 PM ET to see who made the Top 50 Videos of the 2000’s! more!
The debut of IMG Media’s production premieres Tonight, December 22nd at 8:00 p.m. EST / PST
Nashville, TN (December 22, 2011) – HGTV recently visited the home of country great, George Jones, and his wife Nancy. The Joneses opened up their 78-acre estate situated just outside Nashville, TN in Franklin and guided the camera crew throughout the property.
The show will reveal the Jones’s stunning tranquil estate which boasts a stable, two lakes, five outbuildings, two caretaker residences, two private gated entrances, an inviting outdoor kitchen and entertainment area and swimming pool. The primary residence, approximately 10,000 square feet in size, features four bedrooms and six bathrooms.
The hour-long episode will air on HGTV December 22 at 8:00 p.m. EST / PST with an encore presentation January 2 at 5:00 p.m. EST / PST. For more information on this episode, please visit www.hgtv.com.
GEORGE JONES JOINS ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND, GLEN CAMPBELL, ANTONIO CARLOS JOBIM, THE MEMPHIS HORNS, DIANA ROSS, AND GIL SCOTT-HERON AS HONORIES OF THE RECORDING ACADEMY® LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
dave bartholomew, steve jobs and rudy van gelder HONORED WITH TRUSTEES AWARD
CELEMONY AND ROGER NICHOLS TO RECEIVE TECHNICAL GRAMMY AWARD®
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Dec. 21, 2011) —The Recording Academy® (www.grammy.com) announced its Special Merit Awards recipients today, and this year’s selections are: Allman Brothers Band, Glen Campbell, Antonio Carlos Jobim, George Jones, the Memphis Horns, Diana Ross and Gil Scott-Heron as Lifetime Achievement Award recipients; Dave Bartholomew, Steve Jobs and Rudy Van Gelder as Trustees Award honorees; and Celemony and Roger Nichols as Technical GRAMMY Award® honorees. The special invitation-only ceremony will be held during GRAMMY® Week on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, and a formal acknowledgment will be made during the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards telecast, which will be held at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012, and broadcast live at 8 p.m. ET/PT on the CBS Television Network. For breaking news and exclusive content, join the organization’s social networks as a Twitter follower at www.twitter.com/thegrammys, a Facebook fan at www.facebook.com/thegrammys, and a YouTube channel subscriber at www.youtube.com/thegrammys.
“This year’s honorees offer a variety of brilliance, contributions and lasting impressions on our culture,” said President/CEO of The Recording Academy Neil Portnow. “It is an honor to recognize such a diverse group of individuals whose talents and achievements have had an indelible impact on our industry.”
The Lifetime Achievement Award honors performers who have made contributions of outstanding artistic significance to the field of recording while the Trustees Award recognizes such contributions in areas other than performance. Both awards are determined by vote of The Recording Academy’s National Board of Trustees. Technical GRAMMY Award recipients are determined by vote of The Academy’s Producers & Engineers Wing Advisory Council and Chapter Committees as well as The Academy’s Trustees. The award is presented to individuals and companies who have made contributions of outstanding technical significance to the recording field.
As one of the most prolific country artists in history, George Jones has had more than 150 hits over his half-century career. From honky tonk to country ballads, he has remained at the top of the charts with hits such as “White Lightning,” “He Stopped Loving Her Today” and “Still Doin’ Time.” Jones is a two-time GRAMMY winner, Country Music Hall of Fame inductee and a Kennedy Center Honors recipient. At 80 years old, he continues to tour, playing more than 60 shows each year.
Today is the last day to vote for Eric Beddingfield’s “The Gospel According To Jones” as one of GAC’s Top 50 Videos of 2011. Make sure you go in and vote! As George would say “It’s Good!” Vote Here http://cwired.co/GAC50votegj2011
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