The T.J. Martell Foundation has just announced the addition of Kenny Chesney, Tommy Shaw of Styx, and “Nashville” actress Clare Bowen to the star-studded lineup for the 9th Annual Nashville Honors Gala. Charles Esten will return again as host, and the event will also feature appearances by George Strait, Brad Paisley, Charlie Daniels, Kelsea Ballerini and Frankie Ballard. The Nashville Honors Gala and the T.J. Martell Foundation pays homage to the contributions of some of Nashville’s incredible community leaders. The honorees are celebrated with a musical performance and a gracious presentation. The event has raised more than $4 million for leukemia, cancer and AIDS research since its inception in 2009.
This year’s honorees are as follows:
Janet Miller – Spirit of Nashville Award
Dr. Joseph Smith – Medical Research Advancement Award
Scott Hamilton – Lifetime Humanitarian Award
Rod Essig – Frances Preston Outstanding Music Industry Achievement Award
Louis Messina – Tony Martell Lifetime Entertainment Achievement Award
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