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Issued by:
Country Music Association, American, founded 1958  Search this
Received by:
Charley Pride, American, 1934 - 2020  Search this
wood, metal, plastic
H x W x D: 14 x 5 x 5 in. (35.6 x 12.7 x 12.7 cm)
trophies (prizes)
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
1971 Country Music Association (CMA) award for Male Vocalist of the Year, awarded to Charley Pride. The base of the award is white plastic with a gold metal plaque. Etched lettering on the plaque says "CHARLEY PRIDE / MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR / 1971." The top portion of the award is a wooden cone with a carved-out section on the front at the bottom. There is a gold metal music note in the carved-out section. Lettering on the flag of the music note reads "COUNTRY / MUSIC / ASSOCIATION." The note head features a raised design of a world map with lettering across the center that reads "BEST LIKED WORLD WIDE."
African American  Search this
Country (Music)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charley Pride
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture