The T.J. Martell Foundation hosted it’s 11th annual Nashville Honors Gala on February 25, which raised almost $500,000 for cancer research.

This year’s honorees included Alabama, Sally Williams and more, who were treated to performances by Brad Paisley, Home Free, Old Crow Medicine Show, Amy Grant and Michael McDonald. Charlie Daniels, Jamey Johnson, Charles Esten and more were also on hand for the celebration.

Alabama was recognized with the Lifetime Entertainment Achievement Award, while Sally Williams, GM of the Grand Ole Opry, was recognized with the Frances Preston Outstanding Music Industry Achievement Award.

The T.J. Martell Foundation is the music industry’s leading foundation that funds innovative medical research focused on finding treatments and cures for cancer. Since 2009, the Foundation has provided more than $4 million for research at flagship hospitals in the United States.

Kings of Leon, Alabama, more celebrated at T.J. Martell Honors Gala


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