The Country Music Hall of Fame has announced the 2013 inductees. Considered Country Music's highest honor, the CMA created the accolade to recognize significant contributions to the advancement of country music by individuals in both the creative and business communities.

The 2013 Inductees into the Country Music Hall of Fame:

  • Kenny Rogers- Modern Era (eligible for induction in this category 20 years after they first achieve national prominence). Rogers is best known for 'The Gambler' 'Lady' 'Lucille' 'Islands In The Stream' and 'Coward Of The County.'
  • Bobby Bare- Veterans Era (eligible for induction in this category 45 years after they first achieve national prominence) Bare is best known for 'Detroit City' 'Marie Laveau' 'Number' and '500 Miles Away From Home.'
  • Cowboy Jack Clement- Non-Performer, Songwriter, and Recording and/or Touring Musician active prior to 1980 (rotates every 3 years — this year’s inductee is Non-Performer). Clement was a legendary record producer and songwriter.

The artists are officially inducted at a medallion ceremony in the fall. Click here for a full list of Country Music singers that have already been inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.