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Country Music Star Bucky Covington to Host the 2015 AMG Heritage Awards
Country music star Bucky Covington is scheduled to host the 2015 AMG Heritage Awards near his hometown in Monroe, North Carolina on November 14th.
Covington will be in great company this year as the show ushers in some of the most iconic performers of our time. There are scheduled performances by, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas (Dancing in the Street), Dee Dee Sharp (Mash Potato Time), Billy Paul (Mrs. Jones), Melanie Safka (Brand New Key), Chubby Checker (The Twist), David and the Giants (Riders in the Sky), David L Cook (Drop That Rock), Mike Manuel (Got My Name in the Big Book) plus many, many more.
Covington first rose to fame as a finalist in the 2005-06 season of "American Idol." He came in number eight in the top ten and used that experience as a platform to launch into a very successful country music career. Covington released his self-entitled album in 2007 and was immediately ranked as number one on the Billboard Top Country Album chart. That album also brought three hit singles to Covington's list of accomplishments.
The executive president of the Guild, Christian music star, David L Cook stated that, "I am thrilled to have Bucky as this year's host. Bucky is from the Rockingham area which is just a county or two over from Monroe and I am sure many of his fans will love to come and see him during his visit back home. While that is a nice addition, the reason we felt Bucky was a perfect candidate to be our host was as an educational organization it is important for these young people to understand that if they put their mind to it they can achieve anything they set out to do. Bucky is a prime example that if you have a dream all you have to do is take one step towards it. Therefore, it's a thrill to have him come and share that with these kids! This is also the Guild's 5th anniversary and I can't think of a better way to celebrate than with a great awards show broadcast and premier talent."
For more information on the program or to purchase tickets, please call our offices at 704-282-1164 and make sure to visit our website at www.ArtistsMusicGuild.com.