The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum revealed its list of artists featured in its annual exhibit, and it includes more than a dozen iconic names in the country music industry.
The annual American Currents: State of the Music exhibit is set to open on Friday, March 4, and will run through February 5, 2023. Each year, the museum’s curators determine notable music and artist achievements from the previous year to include in the exhibit, according to a press release from the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. This year’s list of artists, songwriters and institutions includes: Jimmie Allen, Brothers Osborne, Brandi Carlile, Luke Combs, Jerry Douglas and John Hiatt, Jenee Fleenor, the Grand Ole Opry, Mickey Guyton, Walker Hayes, Wanda Jackson, Alison Krauss, Old Dominion, Carly Pearce, Allison Russell, Chris Stapleton, Billy Strings and Taylor Swift. Additionally, visitors can find the “Unbroken Circle” part of the exhibit, which highlights artists and some of their influences. That includes: BRELAND and Keith Urban, Thomm Jutz and Tom T. Hall, Brittney Spencer and Reba McEntire, and Lainey Wilson and Lee Ann Womack.
“Through the annual American Currents exhibit, the museum documents the genre's evolving history, diverse sounds and broad cultural influence,” said Kyle Young, CEO, Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. “In another year characterized by the complexities of the pandemic, the continued pursuit of social justice and more, country music stood out as a microcosm of American culture. This exhibit offers perspectives on music and events that shaped the genre in 2021.”
Find out more about the American Currents: State of the Music exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum here.