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10th Annual Christian Country Awards Honor BMI Stars

Posted in News on November 29, 2004
BMI artists led the way at the 10th Annual Christian Country Music Awards held recently at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. Jimmy Snow, industry veteran and son of country music legend Hank Snow, received the Pioneer and Living Legend awards. Clifton Jansky was named Entertainer of the Year, and Stella Parton took the Female Vocalist trophy.

Jimmy Snow Clifton Jansky Stella Parton

Lisa Ryan of the "700 Club" and Josh Turner hosted the evening, which included performances and presentations by Jeff Carson, Lisa Brokop, the Crabb Family, the Fox Brothers and the Oak Ridge Boys, who were named Mainstream Country Artist of the Year.

Jana Brooke The Oak Ridge Boys

The Christian Country Music Awards are the cornerstone of the Christian Country Music Association Convention, held at the Millennium Maxwell House in Nashville. For the second consecutive year, the awards were broadcast live on the Great American Country cable network.

BMI's 2004 Christian Country Music Association winners:

Entertainer of the Year
Clifton Jansky

Female Vocalist of the Year
Stella Parton

Mainstream Country Artist of the Year
The Oak Ridge Boys

New Artist of the Year
Tommy Brandt

Pioneer Award
Jimmy Snow

Youth in Music Award
Jana Brooke

Living Legend Award
Jimmy Snow