February 3, 2022 by Lorie Hollabaugh
The 19th Annual SOURCE Hall of Fame Awards, honoring Women Behind The Music, has been set for Aug. 23 at the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville’s Municipal Auditorium.
Following 2021’s virtual awards induction, SOURCE celebrates this year’s return to an in-person event and will honor and induct a select group of women into the SOURCE Hall of Fame.
SOURCE Hall of Fame inductees are nominated and inducted based upon peer recommendations, biographies, accomplishments, reputation, the number of years each individual has worked within the entertainment industry, and level of community involvement. The inductees are all women who have made a significant impact on the Nashville entertainment industry.
Information on how to purchase tickets, partnerships, and program ads will be released in the coming weeks.
This year’s SOURCE Hall of Fame inductees are:
Margie Hunt, Waylon Jennings/Jessi Colter, AWMG Entertainment, CBS Records, Sony Music, Hunt Music Services
Aleene Jackson, Monument Records, Showbud Guitars, Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum, Conway Twitty Enterprises, Tree International, Cowboy Jack Clement Productions
Suzanne Lee, ASCAP
Dottie Oelhfaen, Erv Woolsey Company
Norma Jean Owen, CBS Records, Columbia Records, Capitol Records, The Entertainment Group
Betty Sanders,The Pride Music Group, Blake Mevis, The Hyland Company, Chuck Flood & Associates/Flood, Bumstead, McCready & McCarthy, Inc.
Ima Withers, Chips Moman & Don Crews American Recording Studios, Warner Brothers, RCA Records, Merit Music, BMI
Founded in 1991 by Shelia Shipley Biddy, Judy Harris and Pat Rolfe, SOURCE is the longest running organization for females in the music industry in Nashville, and is dedicated to fostering relationships and opportunities for its members through continuous education, networking, and community service initiatives. In 2003, the annual SOURCE Awards were established by founder Kay Smith to honor and pay respect to the Women Behind The Music who helped shape and build upon Nashville’s entertainment industry.