RICKY SKAGGS PERFORMS ON NBC’S THE VOICE WITH FINALIST EMILY ANN ROBERTS
Nashville, Tenn. (December 16, 2015) – On last night’s season finale of NBC’s The Voice, country and bluegrass legend and 14X GRAMMY winner Ricky Skaggs performed his #1 hit song, “Country Boy,” with finalist Emily Ann Roberts.
Watch the full performance below!
About Ricky Skaggs
Over the course of his 40 plus year career, Ricky Skaggs has won 14 GRAMMY Awards, 8 CMA Awards, 9 ACM Awards, 11 IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Assn.) Awards, 9 ICM Awards, 2 Dove Awards, 3 honorary Doctorate degrees and countless other awards. Ricky has had 12 #1 singles on the Billboard Country charts and 12 Top 20 Country albums, along with twelve consecutive GRAMMY-nominated albums, all from his own Skaggs Family Records label. In 2012, Ricky Skaggs was inducted into the GMA’s Gospel Music Hall of Fame. Past recipients of this prestigious award include Elvis Presley and Dolly Parton. That same year, Ricky received the Cliffie Stone Pioneer Award from the Academy of Country Music (ACM). In 2013, Grand Ole Opry member Ricky Skaggs released his first-ever autobiography, “Kentucky Traveler: My Life In Music.” The book details the life and times of Skaggs and provides a descriptive history of Country and Bluegrass music, as told by the master himself. This past September, Ricky received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Americana Music Association in the Instrumentalist category. In addition to his regular touring schedule with his band, Kentucky Thunder, he is also currently on the road with his better half Sharon White as well as guitar legend Ry Cooder on the critically-acclaimed “Cooder-White-Skaggs” tour.