Monday, October 24, 2005

Toby Keith Is The Only Country Artist Nominated AMA Artist Of The Year

One of Toby Keith’s 3 American Music Award nominations is for Artist of the Year, an overall category, and he’s the only country nominee.

Fans wanting to promote country, Toby or both can vote through their T-Mobile phones or online between now and show time. TOBY is up for Best Male Artist country, and Best Country album for Honky Tonk University.

COUNTRY AMA NOMINEES FOR Nov. 22nd Awards Show on ABC-TV are..

Favorite Male Artist:
Kenny Chesney
Toby Keith
Tim McGraw

Favorite Female Artist:
Martina McBride
LeAnn Rimes
Gretchen Wilson

Favorite Band, Duo or Group:
Big & Rich
Brooks & Dunn
Rascal Flatts

Favorite Album:
Honkytonk University (Toby Keith)
Live Like You Were Dying (Tim McGraw)
Here For The Party (Gretchen Wilson)


Toby Keith will be among those inducted into the "Oklamoma Music Hall of fame" in Muskogee, this Thursday night. Joining Keith will be former Buddy Holly guitarist, Tommy Allsup, disc-Jockey/performer, Billy Parker and Tulsa's Cain's Ballroom, made famous by Bob Wills and The Texas Playboys. The 9th annual induction ceremony & concert will take place at the Muskogee Civic Center.

Thanks to NEIL HAISLOP for the story.

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