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January 31st Memorial Planned - Celebration of Mel's Life and Music To Be Held

January 31st Memorial Planned - Celebration of Mel's Life and Music To Be Held

Nashville, Tn - December 30, 2017.   A celebration of Mel's life and music is planned for Wednesday, January 31st at the Ryman Auditorium from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm.   The memorial will be both a time of spiritual reflection on his life, with special speakers on hand and a time to celebrate his mu ...

December 30th, 2017 Read More

To Mel's Fans and Friends - A special thank you

A statement from Mel's family on his passing -    As many of you know, our father passed November 19, 2017.  He had suffered from a prolonged illness over the last 22 months. Though he was not able to return to the road, to the music he loved and the path God carved for him - your love and suppor ...

December 20th, 2017 Read More

A Special Honor

Our Time has chosen to honor Mel Tillis at their 2013 Gala on April 22nd in New York City. Our Time is dedicated to helping kids who stutter with the use of the arts.

January 30th, 2013 Read More
President Obama awards Mel Tillis National Medal of Art

President Obama awards Mel Tillis National Medal of Art

Tillis, Al Pacino, Will Barnett, Rita Dove, Emily Rauth Pulitzer, Martin Puryear, Andre Watts and the United Service Organization, Honored by President at White House Nashville, Tenn. (February 13, 2012) ñ This afternoon in Washington D.C., country music icon Mel Tillis was awarded the National M ...

February 13th, 2012 Read More

Academy of Country Music - Cliffie Stone Pioneer Award

  Along with Marty Robbins, Mel Tillis has been chosen to receive the Cliffie Stone Pioneer Award honoring individuals who are pioneers in the country music genre.

April 07th, 2010 Read More