Probably every country music lover knows about Country Music Hall Of Fame. It is the largest and most active research center for a unique country music style that has remained popular for decades, if not centuries.
Country has become an unofficial symbol of the United States, it is the music and songs of the first settlers and cowboys, the music of the American provinces. The spirit of the country lives on the farms of the Great Plains, it is in the small cities of the Western United States, it is in the foothills of the Cordillera. This music is loved by every true American.
The Country Music Hall of Fame has the world’s largest country music museum, which contains unique artifacts. But the activity of this institution is not limited to this. Among the functions – the organization of the release of rare music publications and videos, books, non-fiction publications, management of cultural objects related to country music throughout the United States.
Construction of the hall began in 1961 and was completed six years later. Its location is Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The popularity of the Country Music Hall of Fame is evidenced by tourist traffic – every year the hall is visited by about one and a half million tourists and country music lovers from the United States of America and foreign countries.
It is unlikely that an Australian or a New Zealander will remain indifferent to country music, which has become the anthem of immigrants. The same can be said about the inhabitants of neighboring Canada.
The organization holds an annual initiation ceremony for country industry professionals. Bronze bas-relief portraits of musicians and management awarded this honor are exhibited in a special rotunda.
2022 is no exception. The dedication ceremony is not broadcast live, it is a closed event, which cannot but upset country lovers around the world.
Members of the American duo The Judds Naomi Judd and her daughter Wynonna were inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame on May 1, 2022. Judd, 76, sadly passed away the day before the ceremony. The event was attended by the singer’s daughters Wynonna and Ashley. Judd’s family and fans gathered outside the museum, where a photograph of her stood at the entrance, to honor the country music legend. Fans gathered outside the museum, with a white bouquet of flowers at the entrance and a small framed photo of Naomi Jat at the bottom. The rose lay on the ground.
The loss of Naomi Jute changed the usually celebrated, but as singers and musicians of the genre mourned Naomi Jutt, Jude, Ray Charles, Eddie Byers and Pete Drake celebrated their four debutants. Karthik Brooks, Trisha Earwood, Vince Gill and many more performed their hits.
The Country Music Hall of Fame is a member of the American Association of Museums and is officially considered a country music museum. In parallel with the museum, this building also houses a research center for country music.
The study and popularization of country music is of great importance in the United States. This is the essence of the American national character, this is the ideological component of domestic policy aimed at uniting the American nation. It’s hard to imagine America without country music. In the same way, today it is difficult to imagine American Nashville without the Country Music Hall of Fame, which has long and confidently gained fame as a tourist Mecca for everyone for whom country music has become an integral part of his life.