Lady Antebellum will soon be in the Georgia Music Hall of Fame. The country trio is a member of the Class of 2014, which will be officially welcomed with an event in Atlanta on Saturday.
The band's Dave Haywood tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution the induction is one of the biggest moments of his career, because music is "a huge part of the culture" all throughout the state. He explains that "growing up in Georgia you always hear these names of big musicians and artists from there," and in his hometown of Augusta "it's about James Brown." Dave adds that "to be recognized as part of that culture is just a huge honor."
Two of Lady A's three members are Georgia natives. Charles Kelley is from Augusta as well, while Hillary Scott was born and raised in Nashville. Another inductee also has ties to the country music community.
Comedian Jeff Foxworthy is also a new member of the Georgia Music Hall of Fame. The list of inductees also features Collective Soul frontman Ed Roland, Southern rockers Wet Willie, blues singer Francine Reed, and others.
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