Ok. Many of these people became enraged (as did I) when Gaylord Entertainment considered the misguided possibility of changing the format of WSM-AM from country to sports talk. But now, these same people are considering moving the Country Music Association Awards away from Nashville?
”We can’t turn our backs on anything,” Benson said, noting that taking the show to other cities may help broaden country music’s awareness.
One question: Did Nashville turn its back on you when you wanted to build a new Country Music Hall of Fame? Here’s some good PR advice for you, Mr. Benson. Learn from the Gaylord Entertainment folks and declare today that you were just kidding when you said that.