Rhonda Vincent is set to become the next new member of the Grand Ole Opry.
The veteran, talented bluegrass singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist was personally invited by the one and only, Grammy Award-winning Marilyn Jeanne “Jeannie” Seely who is soon celebrating 52 years as a Grand Ole Opry member and the first woman to host Opry.
Jeanie Seely is best known for her 1966 Grammy award-winning country hit ‘Don’t Touch Me’, which peaked at No. 1 on the Record World and Cash Box country singles charts, and at No. 2 on Billboard.
The Grand Ole Opry is very monumental to country music since it’s one if not the only show that made country music famous for years.
The multi-talented singer, Rhonda Vincent is known for hit songs like ‘You Don’t Love God If You Don’t Love Your Neighbor’, ‘I’m Not Over You’, and ‘When The Grass Grows Over Me’ admitted that she was still in shock after she was asked personally by the legendary Jeannie Seely to become the new Grand Ole Opry member.
The news was made official after the Grand Ole Opry tweeted the good news on their social media pages, this is after Jeannie Seely asked her in person, of course.
Inviting Rhonda Vincent to become the next member of the Grand Ole Opry!!! (She said Yes!) pic.twitter.com/PWRAGaEadM
— Jeannie Seely (@seelyofficial) February 29, 2020
— Grand Ole Opry (@opry) February 29, 2020
“Still in Shock at this amazing invitation!! Thank you so much! This is a dream come true! I love the Opry so much and I am very humbled, thankful, and blessed.” she said in part.
Rhonda Vincent who more than deserved to be a member of the Opry has invited her fans all over to be there for her on the official ceremony on Tuesday, March 24, 2020.
“I hope you will join me on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 for the official ceremony! #DreamsReallyDoComeTrue ❤️❤️” she added.
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Still awake & still in shock at this amazing invitation!! Thank you so much! This is a dream come true! I love the Grand Ole @opry so much & I am very humbled, thankful, & blessed. I hope you will join me on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 for the official ceremony! #DreamsReallyDoComeTrue ❤️❤️
Rhonda Vincent is over the moon for the honor and privilege to be a member of the life-long Grand Ole Opry and she deemed this honor as one of her dreams come true!.
One Chris Young who is also a member of the Grand Ole Opry being happy for Rhonda even tweeted saying that Vincent Rhonda totally deserved being a member of the Grand Ole Opry iterating subtly that she even deserved to be a member of the Opry before him.
“You can’t get much more well deserved than this right here! She should’ve been a member before me. Congrats Rhonda Vincent !!!!” his tweet read.
— ChrisYoungMusic (@ChrisYoungMusic) February 29, 2020
About Grand Ole Opry
The Grand Ole Opry is a weekly American country music stage concert in Nashville, Tennessee, founded on November 28, 1925, by George D. Hay as a one-hour radio “barn dance” on WSM. Currently owned and operated by Opry Entertainment, it is the longest-running radio broadcast in US history.