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Country Music Hall of Fame

Inductees

Find out who was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, from its foundation in 1961 to the present day.

1961

1962

1963

  • No candidate received enough votes for induction.

1964

1965

  • Ernest Tubb

1966

  • Eddy Arnold
  • James R. Denny
  • George D. Hay
  • Uncle Dave Macon

1967

  • Red Foley
  • J. L. Frank
  • Jim Reeves
  • Stephen H. Sholes

1968

  • Bob Wills

1969

1970

1971

  • Arthur Edward Satherley

1972

  • Jimmie H. Davis

1973

1974

1975

  • Minnie Pearl

1976

  • Paul Cohen
  • Kitty Wells

1977

  • Merle Travis

1978

1979

1980

  • Johnny Cash
  • Connie B. Gay
  • Original Sons of the Pioneers

1981

  • Vernon Dalhart
  • Grant Turner

1982

  • Lefty Frizzell
  • Roy Horton
  • Marty Robbins

1983

  • Little Jimmy Dickens

1984

  • Ralph Sylvester Peer
  • Floyd Tillman

1985

  • Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs

1986

  • Whitey Ford
  • Wesley H. Rose

1987

  • Rod Brasfield

1988

  • Loretta Lynn
  • Roy Rogers

1989

  • Jack Stapp
  • Cliffie Stone
  • Hank Thompson

1990

  • Tennessee Ernie Ford

1991

  • Boudleaux and Felice Bryant

1992

  • George Jones
  • Frances Williams Preston

1993

  • Willie Nelson

1994

  • Merle Haggard

1995

  • Roger Miller
  • Jo Walker-Meador

1996

  • Patsy Montana
  • Buck Owens
  • Ray Price

1997

  • Harlan Howard
  • Brenda Lee
  • Cindy Walker

1998

  • George Morgan
  • Elvis Presley
  • E. W. “Bud” Wendell
  • Tammy Wynette

1999

  • Johnny Bond
  • Dolly Parton
  • Conway Twitty

2000

  • Charley Pride
  • Faron Young

2001

  • Bill Anderson
  • The Delmore Brothers
  • The Everly Brothers
  • Don Gibson
  • Homer & Jethro
  • Waylon Jennings
  • The Jordanaires
  • Don Law
  • The Louvin Brothers
  • Ken Nelson
  • Sam Phillips
  • Webb Pierce

2002

  • Bill Carlisle
  • Porter Wagoner

2003

  • Floyd Cramer
  • Carl Smith

2004

  • Jim Foglesong
  • Kris Kristofferson

2005

  • Alabama
  • DeFord Bailey
  • Glen Campbell

2006

  • Harold Bradley
  • Sonny James
  • George Strait

2007

  • Ralph Emery
  • Vince Gill
  • Mel Tillis

2008

  • Tom T. Hall
  • Emmylou Harris
  • The Statler Brothers
  • Ernest V. "Pop" Stoneman

2009

  • Roy Clark
  • Barbara Mandrell
  • Charlie McCoy

2010

  • Jimmy Dean
  • Ferlin Husky
  • Billy Sherrill
  • Don Williams

2011

  • Bobby Braddock
  • Reba McEntire
  • Jean Shepard

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