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Awards – May 1991 part 1 of 3


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UNSOLVED MYSTERIES, CAPTIONING FUNDED BY■■ DO■GE DIVISION AND NBC■■■ ■■■■ WELCOME TO THE COUNTRY MUSIC PARTY OF THE YEAR!■ TONIGHT, LIVE FROM UNIVERSAL■ STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD AND THE UNIVERSAL AMPITHEATRE, THE■■ STARS OF MOTION PICTURE, TELEVISION, AND COUNTRY MUSIC HAVE GATHERED TO CELEBRATE THE 26TH ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY■ MUSIC AWARDS, HOSTED BY CLINT■ BLACK, KATHY MATTEA, AND GEORG■ STRAIT, AND STARRING ALABAMA,■■ ALAN AUTRY, BAILLIE & THE BOYS, MOE BANDY, MATRACA BERG, GARTH BROOKS, T. GRAHAM BROWN,■ CANYON, MARY-CHAPIN CARPENTER,■ CARLENE CARTER, JOHNNY CASH,■ CROOK & CHASE, ROBERT DUVALL,■ STEVE GATLIN, VINCE GILL, MICHELE GREENE, VALERIE HARPER, LISA HARTMAN, CHRIS HILLMAN, LEE HORSLEY, INTERNATIONAL CHIL■REN’S CHOIR, ALAN JACKSON, THE JUDDS, THE KENTUCKY HEADHUNTERS, PATTY LOVELESS,■ SHELBY LYNNE, REBA MCENTIRE,■ RONNIE MILSAP, JUICE NEWTON, MARIE OSMOND, BUCK OWENS,■ PIRATES OF THE MISSISSIPPI, PRAIRIE OYSTER, RESTLESS HEART■ RICKY VAN SHELTON, NANCY STAFFORD, DOUG STONE,■ SWEETHEARTS OF THE RODEO, TRAVIS TRITT, DWIGHT YOAKAM, AND SPECIAL GUEST APPEARANCES■ BY LARRY GATLIN, MERLE HAGGARD, ■OB HOPE, KRIS KRISTOFFERSON, WILLIE NELSON, CARL PERKINS,■■ AND PRESIDENT GEOR■E BUSH! NOW, HERE ARE YOOSTS, CLINT BLACK, KATHY MATTEA, AND GEORGE STRAIT.■ (APPLAUSE)■ ■■■■>>THANK YOU.■ WOW, WHAT A CROWD– 6,000 OF COUNTRY MUSIC’S BEST FRIENDS GATHERED HERE IN OUR NEW HOME, THIS GORGEOUS UNIVERSAL AMPITHEATRE.>>WE HAVE ONE OF OUR MOST EXCITING SHOWS EVER. AND THAT’S AS IT SHOULD BE, BECAUSE THIS HAS BEEN ONE OF COUNTRY MUSIC’S MOST EXCITING■ YEARS EVER. THERE HAS BEEN A FANTASTIC GROWTH IN RECORD SALES, CONCERT ATTENDANCE, AND POPULARITY ON RADIO AND TELEVISION.■>>IT’S ALSO BEEN A YEAR WHEN SO MANY NEW PERFORMERS HAVE RISEN TO■THE TOP SO FAST, GIVING COUNTRY MUSIC A NEW VITALITY.■>>AS THE SHOW GOES ON, YOU’LL■■ SEE HOW MANY “NEW ARTIST” NOMINEES ARE ALSO UP FOR OTHER TOP AWARDS.>>AND THEN, OF COURSE, IT WAS A YEAR WHEN COUNTRY STARS AND THR FANS WERE SUPPORTING OUR■ TROOPS AND OUR COUNTRY.■>>TO HELP US RECOGNIZE SOME OF THE NOMINEES RESPO■SIBLE FOR ALL THIS EXCITEMENT, HERE IS A STAR WHO IS UP FOR TWO OF TONIGHT’S■ AWARDS.>>AND A FINE ACTRESS WHO IS ONE OF HOLLYWOOD’S LEADING■ SUPPORTERS OF COUNTRY MUSIC AND■ FARM AID.>>PLEASE WELCOME COUNTRY’S RICKY VAN SHELTON AND “L.A. LAW’S” MICHELE GREENE.■■■■ ■■■ (APPLAUS■)>>THIS FIRST AWARD OF THE■ EVENING IS FOR TOP VOCAL DUET.>>THE NOMINEES INCLUDE SOME INTERESTING FAMILY TIES. FIRST, KATHIE AND MICHAEL, A HUSBAND-AND-WIFE TEAM WHO MAKE UP THE HIT-MAKING DUO OF BAILLI■

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