inside The CRS Daily Buzz (2/18)

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Martell Named CMT Equal Play Recipient

Linda Martell will be presented the CMT Equal Play Award by Capitol's Mickey Guyton during the 2021 CMT Music Awards, airing live tomorrow (6/9) at 7pm CT. Rissi Palmer, Carrie Underwood, Darius Rucker, Rhiannon Giddens and inaugural Equal Play honoree Jennifer Nettles will help highlight Martell's achievements, including being the first Black female solo country artist to perform on the Grand Ole Opry stage. "Thank you, Linda, for being brave, fearless, talented and beautiful, and for putting yourself out there, even when it was difficult," says Palmer. "I can't think of anyone more deserving of this award.”