GARTH GETS THE GOLD

Garth Brooks is to accept the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers Golden Note Award tonight in Washington, D.C.

The award is a long time coming for Garth -- the awards event was originally scheduled for the evening of September 11 and was postponed for all the obvious reasons.

The event, held at the Russell; Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill, is an invitation-only event, and will include dinner and a musical tribute to Garth, featuring songwriters Pat Alger, Alan Bergman, Beth Nielsen Chapman, Cy Coleman, Hal David, David Gates, Jimmy Webb -- plus a special surprise guest.

The ASCAP's Golden Note Award recognizes an artist's contributions to American music both as a songwriter and performer.

Past recipients of the Golden Note Award include: Elton John, Tom Petty, Stevie Wonder and Andre Previn.

Comments

More News

New album will be released on Tuesday, Sept. 16.
Spars with label over posting unreleased content on YouTube.
The cheeky sendup of bro-country makes the bros do some shaking in the backwoods.
Eighth annual motorcycle event and concert featured Craig, Tracy Lawrence and Chuck Wicks to benefit the Dickson Craig Morgan Foundation.
The song will appear on Jason’s forthcoming sixth album.