McGraw And Hill Win Humanitarian Award
The 2011 Country Radio Broadcasters’ Artist Humanitarian Award was presented to Tim McGraw and Faith Hill for their ongoing efforts to aid those affected by the Nashville floods in 2010. According to CRB.org, The couple was particularly instrumental in organizing the star-studded Nashville Rising flood relief concert at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena in June 2010. Last year’s winner, Trace Adkins, presented the award to Hill and McGraw.
Tim and Faith not only helped the Nashville flood victims, they have been helping people for years with many charity endeavors. As a matter of fact, in 2004 they launched the “Neighbor’s Keeper” fund. The foundation helps a variety of causes from the American Red Cross to the Rayville Youth Baseball Team. Faith is also involved in many of her own projects like Audrey Hepburn’s Children’s Fund and Hiefer’s Mission To End Hunger.
The CRB Artist Humanitarian Award was created in 1990 to honor those Country music artists who have exhibited exceptional humanitarian efforts during their career. Past recipients of the annual award have included Trace Adkins, Brad Paisley, Brooks & Dunn, Garth Brooks, Charlie Daniels and Kenny Rogers, among others.