English EN German DE Russian RU French FR Ukrainian UK Chinese (Simplified) ZH-CN Portuguese PT Spanish ES

SHAWN PARR AND STEPHANIE LANGSTON TO EMCEE THE 7th ANNUAL NATD HONORS GALA PRESENTED BY THE GRAND OLE OPRY AND SPRINGER MOUNTAIN FARMS ON NOVEMBER 14

SHAWN PARR AND STEPHANIE LANGSTON TO EMCEE THE 7th ANNUAL NATD HONORS GALA PRESENTED BY THE GRAND OLE OPRY AND SPRINGER MOUNTAIN FARMS ON NOVEMBER 14

 

Honorees Include David Corlew, Sean Henry, Barbara Hubbard, Charley Pride, Bobby Roberts and Jeannie Seely

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October 31, 2017) – Nash Nights Live’s Shawn Parr and WKRN’s Stephanie Langston will return as emcees of one of Nashville’s premiere events, the 7th Annual NATD Honors Gala.
The Nashville Association of Talent Directors announced six
highly-respected individuals earlier this year who will be recognized at
the event scheduled for November 14, 2017 at the Hermitage Hotel and presented by the Grand Ole Opry and Springer Mountain Farms. Tickets can be purchased HERE.

“We are excited to have Sean and Stephanie back with us once again! I am
also pleased to welcome the Grand Ole Opry and Springer Mountain Farms
as our presenting sponsors, cultivating the bond between a beloved
country music staple, a major nation-wide brand and the venerable NATD
organization,” said Steve Tolman, President of NATD’s Board of
Directors.

Honorees being awarded for their accomplishments and service to the
Nashville entertainment industry include; music industry vet David
Corlew, Nashville Predators’ CEO Sean Henry, respected promoter and
talent buyer Barbara Hubbard, Country Music Hall of Famer and Grand Ole
Opry star Charley Pride, veteran music agent Bobby Roberts and Grand Ole
Opry star and Grammy-winner Jeannie Seely.

The Gala will begin with a reception at 6:00 PM, followed by dinner and
the awards ceremony. For tickets and sponsorship information, visit www.n-a-t-d.com.

The 7th Annual Honors Gala will feature surprise appearances and
performances from well-known celebrities, special moments and splendid
company. It has truly become one of the most anticipated evenings for
the Nashville entertainment industry and business community.

About NATD

The Nashville Association of Talent Directors (NATD)
was founded in 1958 and professionally represents, directs, and promotes
the entertainment industry through its members. Today those members
generate over $300 million dollars annually for Nashville-based artists.
The organization not only serves as a forum for idea exchange among its
members, it also serves as a vehicle for other facets of the industry
to share information vital to the overall growth of the Nashville music
and entertainment industry. NATD members foster camaraderie among
“friendly competitors” which seems to be unique to the close-knit
Nashville music and entertainment community. As part of its
philanthropic program NATD provides scholarship funds for students
showing exemplary performances in academics, civic duties, and personal
goals. For more information, please visit www.n-a-t-d.com.

About Stephanie Langston

As a Nashville native, Stephanie has
been working at WKRN for more than a decade holding positions as an
Entertainment Reporter, Video Journalist and morning Anchor. Throughout
her career, Stephanie has covered nearly every star-studded event in
Music City earning an Emmy nomination along with being voted “Best of
Nashville” TV personalities in the Nashville Scene and nominated among
the Best TV Anchor/Reporters in the Tennesseans Toast of Music City. You
may also recognize Stephanie from the big screen, she has landed
Reporter rolls in the movies Country Strong, Furious 7, Logan Lucky and the TV series Nashville.

About Shawn Parr

Shawn Parr has been the voice of Country Music for almost 30 years. Born
and raised in Southern California he now resides in Nashville Tennessee
and is currently hosting the Nationally Syndicated Radio show “Nash
Nights Live with Shawn Parr” for Cumulus Broadcasting heard on over 100
stations nationwide. Shawn is the voice for The Academy of Country Music
Awards, The Golden Globes, American Music Awards, and has also been
featured on numerous nationwide specials. Shawn has not only succeeded
in the world of hosting, voice-over, and radio, he has also made the
transition into acting on television and in movies. Shawn has recently
had TV roles on ABC’s Nashville and played a detective on NBC’s Heist.
Shawn’s movie roles include Curtis Hanson’s Lucky You with Drew
Barrymore, Robert Duvall & Eric Bana, Waist Deep starring Tyrese
Gibson and Death and Texas starring Steve Harris, Andy Richter, &
Charles Durning. As a scratch golfer, Shawn has hosted his own charity
golf tournament for the John Tracy Clinic for hearing-impaired children
and has helped raise over 1 million dollars for the clinic. Shawn has
served on the Board of Directors for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation for
over 20 years and also serves on the Board of Directors for Nashville’s
T.J. Martell Foundation.  Shawn has also donated time, money, and effort
to numerous charities throughout Southern California and the country.
On his show Nash Nights Live the theme is to “#GiveBack” and as long as
Shawn has a voice the word NO will not be a part of his vocabulary.

Past NATD Honors honorees include:

2016 – Rod Essig, Scott Hamilton, Doc McGhee, Leon Russell, Mike Smardak, P.K. Subban and Randy Travis

2015 – Mayor Megan Barry, Sarah Trahern, Charlie Brusco, Mike Wolfe, Peter Weber, Steve Lassiter and Kirt Webster

2014 – Gov. Bill Haslam, Rob Beckham, Tim Corbin, Demetria Kalodimos, Michael W. Smith, JP Williams and Charlie Daniels

2013 – Bernie Cahill, Tom Condon, Chaz Corzine, Martina McBride, Kevin Neal and Bob Romeo

2012 – Mike Fisher, Clint Higham, John Huie, George Jones, Robert Williams and Alan Valentine

2011 – Alabama, Tony Conway, Mayor Karl Dean, James H. Gosnell Jr. and Barry Trotz

 

Related Posts

Country Music News International Radio Show Playlist November 30.

Tune In 24/7 to Country Music News International Radio Show!

Jenny Tolman “It’s a Boy”

Tolman Includes Fans in Lyric Video

Chris Janson Heavy & Western Tour

The Platinum-selling artist kicks off US dates in December with special guests Tim Montana and Shane Profitt

Miranda Lambert Rodeo

Save a Horse ride Miranda Lambert.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *