Lady Antebellum award

Lady Antebellum receives touching award [VIDEO]

By C. Murph | Monday Monday Staff -    2016-08-27

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Lady Antebellum has had hit songs like “Need You Now” and “Downtown.” Everyone in country music knows who they are. They’ve won at least 52 awards from at least eight different organizations, including the GRAMMYs.

But none of their awards may be as touching or important as this one.

Lady Antebellum – “Need You Now”

During an invitation-only event on August 9 for a nonprofit called Musicians On Call, this trio earned themselves a nice new acknowledgment. MOC, an organization that “brings live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities,” honored Lady A with the Music Heals Award. This was during the Half A Million Moments campaign, which celebrated the fact that MOC has helped half a million hospital patients.

About Musicians On Call

“Music is so universal and has so much power,” said Lady A’s Hillary Scott. “We’ve been able to share our love of music and experience first-hand how it touches people.”

This band been around this block a few times already. And they’ve given plenty of speeches, like when they accepted the People’s Choice Award (below).

“We just, first and foremost, have to thank the fans,” lead singer Scott said at the People’s Choice Awards. “We have been a been for almost eight years, and we’re just so thankful for the opportunity to do this. We truly have the greatest job in the world.”

Lady Antebellum accepting the People’s Choice Award

“It’s really special to see music help people get through really tough times,” Scott said. “So we’re truly honored to be a part of what Musicians On Call is doing and receive the Music Heals Award.”

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C. Murph

C. Murph is a freelance writer who lives in Pennsylvania.

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