(CelebrityAccess MediaWire) —
Wynonna and Naomi Judd and John Conlee are three of the nine inductees for the Class Of 2006 at the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame. Lily Tomlin will present the awards on February 23 at the Lexington Center Bluegrass Ballroom.
"This is a very exciting honor for musicians who have made a name for themselves in the commonwealth and across the country," said Kentucky Governor Ernie Fletcher. "I want to congratulate each music artist who was named as an inductee today."
The 2006 inductee class represents five different genres of music. The musicians named as 2006 Hall of Fame inductees are Naomi and Wynonna Judd (Ashland, KY), John Conlee (Versailles, KY), Sam Bush (Bowling Green, KY), Mary Travers (Louisville, KY), Todd Duncan (Danville, KY), Lionel Hampton (Louisville, KY), John Jacob Niles (Louisville, KY), and Dottie Rambo (Morganfield, KY).
This is the third class of inductees for the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame, which was created in 2002 and holds inductions every two years. Past inductees include: Loretta Lynn, Bill Monroe, Ricky Skaggs, Tom T. Hall, The Everly Brothers, Grandpa Jones, Merle Travis, Red Foley and Boots Randolph. –Bob Grossweiner and Jane Cohen