Reba McEntire, Jean Shepard and songwriter Bobby Braddock were proudly inducted in the Country Music Hall of Fame last night. Quite a handful of celebrities attended to help honor the inductees, including Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood, Dolly Parton, George Jones, Martina McBride, Kelly Clarkson, Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton. Some of the attendees also performed, including Martina McBride and Kelly Clarkson who sang “Does He Love You” together for Reba.
Songwriter Bobby Braddock has written 13 Number 1 singles and was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1981. Singer Jean Shepard was a popular country singer in the 1950s.
“I haven’t been nervous until now that we are going in the doors of the Country Music Hall of Fame,” Reba confessed prior to the event. “To have my bronze plaque on the wall with all my heroes and people who I’ve learned and studied from all these years, that’s a dream come true.” — Reba
Some of the attendees also tweeted and/or updated facebook with information about the event afterwards. Here’s what they had to say!
Tonight I got to sing at Reba McEntire’s induction to the Hall of Fame ….seriously, I had the greatest night because I had the opportunity to see one of my greatest influences become a part of this incredible group of people! I love music and amazing people! — Kelly Clarkson
Beyond thrilled to get to sing with Kelly Clarkson for @Reba for her induction into the Country Music Hall Of Fame. So special for me. — Martina McBride