Billy Ray Cyrus - 2018 Inductee

William “Billy Ray” Cyrus is one of country music’s most widely recognized entertainers – on stage, on the dance floor, and on multiple well-known television series. Born in Flatwoods, Kentucky, Billy Ray grew up with the sounds of bluegrass and gospel music in his home. He started his career playing in local bars near his hometown before exploding onto the Billboard music scene in 1992 with the release of his debut single “Achy Breaky Heart”. The record-breaking hit sold over a million copies before the album, Some Gave All, was released, which to this day remains the best-selling debut album for a solo artist of all time. Billy Ray recorded six more albums, the latest of which is a collaboration with Musical Legends Loretta Lynn, Bryan Adams, Ronnie Milsap, George Jones and many more of country music’s most iconic entertainers. In recent years, Billy Ray has taken his talents to the big screen. Starring in several hit TV series and two ABC documentaries about his own life, Billy Ray Cyrus continues to engage audiences around the world with his variety of artistic abilities.

Kentucky Music Hall of Fame and Museum
  1. Dale Ann Bradley - 2018 Inductee
  2. Billy Ray Cyrus - 2018 Inductee
  3. Jason Crabb - 2018 Inductee
  4. Jackie DeShannon - 2018 Inductee
  5. David "Stringbean" Akeman - 2018 Inductee
  6. Bobby Lewis - 2018 Inductee
  7. Exile - 2011 Inductees
  8. The Kentucky Headhunters - 2013 Inductees
  9. Jerry Chestnut - 2004 Inductee
  10. J.D. Crowe Commemorative Bourbon
  11. John Lee Lair - 2002 Inductee
  12. Red Foley - 2002 Inductee
  13. Coon Creek Girls - 2004 Inductees
  14. Ulys R "Red" Turner - Renfro Valley Performer
  15. Old Joe Clark - 2013 Inductee
  16. Merle Travis - 2002 Inductee
  17. Loretta Lynn - 2002 Inductee
  18. JD Crowe - 2004 Inductee
  19. Bradley Kincaid - 2002 Inductee
  20. Jean Ritchie - 2002 Inductee
  21. Tom T Hall - 2002 Inductee