McBride Presented Minnie Pearl Award

Martina McBride was presented the Minnie Pearl Humanitarian Award on Saturday (Oct. 11) during her appearance on the Grand Ole Opry. After Vince Gill bestowed the honor, McBride said, “I wish I could have known Minnie Pearl but I feel like she’s giving me a big hug tonight.” The award is named after the famous comedian, who was the first recipient in 1988. 10/13/03