Cardwell, Flippo Honored at Country Music Conference

International Bluegrass Music Association special projects director Nancy Cardwell and CMT/ editorial director Chet Flippo were presented the Charlie Lamb Award for Excellence in Country Music Journalism during the International Country Music Conference at Belmont University in Nashville. Cardwell was honored in the contemporary category and Flippo in the career category during the Friday (May 26) luncheon at Nashville’s Belmont University. The conference continues Saturday with presentations by noted country scholars and historians.