The North Carolina Music Hall of Fame will celebrate its 10th Annual induction with seven new inductees being inducted into its Hall of Fame this fall. The induction ceremony will take place on Thursday, October 18, 2018 in Kannapolis, NC. Those being inducted are:
John Tesh: Pianist, composer, singer, and outstanding national broadcaster who studied music, radio, and communications at North Carolina State University in Raleigh. John’s Power of Love album was Grammy nominated in 2003 for "Best Pop Instrumental Album". John has six music Emmys, two Grammy nominations, three gold records, and several Public Television specials.
Chris Daughtry: 2006 American Idol contestant from Roanoke Rapids, NC. His chart-topping song “It’s Not Over”, performed by his rock band Daughtry, was nominated for “Best Rock Song and Best Rock Performance” by a Duo or Group with Vocal at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards.
Dolphus Ramseur: Record Executive and founder of Ramseur Records, an independent record label based in North Carolina. Dolphus is responsible for successful artists such as The Avett Brothers and Steep Canyon Rangers. Dolphus was born and raised in Concord, NC.
Luther Barnes: Stellar Award winning and Grammy nominated gospel singer, songwriter and producer. Barnes was born in Rocky Mount, NC where he currently pastors the Restoration Worship Center.
Calvin Richardson: R&B/Soul singer-songwriter and producer from Monroe, NC. Calvin has received multiple Grammy nominations.
The Hoppers: The Hoppers have been singing to global audiences for over 60 years with appearances ranging from presidential religious inaugural ceremonies and New York’s Carnegie Hall to singing conventions and church platforms.
Blind Boy Fuller: Piedmont Blues guitarist famed for his fingerpicking style of the 1930’s. Fuller was born in Wadesboro, NC.
The Hall is located at 600 Dale Earnhardt Blvd., Kannapolis, NC.
For more details visit, www.northcarolinamusichalloffame.org.