Carrie Underwood To Be Honored By Her Home State
The Oklahoma Hall of Fame announced on May 18 that their 2017 Hall of Fame Class would include Grammy-award winning country superstar and Checotah, Oklahoma-native Carrie Underwood. She'll join the 683 individuals who have previously been inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame, including fellow country stars Vince Gill, Reba McEntire, and Blake Shelton.
Underwood, along with eight other members of the 90th class of honorees, will be formally inducted at a ceremony on November 16 in Oklahoma City. In addition to being formally inducted, the new inductees will also be recognized with the unveiling of their portraits at the Gaylord-Pickens Museum, home of the Oklahoma Hall of Fame.
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The Oklahoma Hall of Fame was founded in 1927 with the purpose of honoring Oklahomans in their lifetime with the state's highest honor. In addition, the inductees are recognized on granite monuments in the Heritage Plaza at the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds.