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The Grand Ole Opry extended the invitation of membership to Arista/Nashville recording artist Brad Paisley on Saturday, Dec 16th and made a Christmas wish come true for the already mainstay Opry guest.
Paisley has performed 36 times on the world's longest running live radio show since May 28, 1999, one week prior to the release of his debut album Who Needs Pictures.
His formal induction will take place on February 17, 2001 at the Ryman Auditorium where the Opry is being held for the months of January and February 2001. Paisley will also make an appearance on January 6, the weekend that commences the Opry Ryman shows.