Songwriter Jeffrey Steele Named Poet and Prophet by Hall of Fame

Singer-songwriter Jeffrey Steele is the latest performer to join the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s Poets and Prophets series, which honors country songwriters. Steele will be interviewed and perform at the museum on Sept. 27. His songs have been covered by Rascal Flatts (“What Hurts the Most,” “My Wish,” “These Days”), Montgomery Gentry (“Something to Be Proud Of”) and Tim McGraw (“The Cowboy in Me”), as well as Alabama, Trace Adkins, Billy Ray Cyrus, Faith Hill, Lonestar, Craig Morgan, Brad Paisley, LeAnn Rimes, Keith Urban and more. Previous Poets and Prophets honorees include Bobby Braddock, Hank Cochran, John D. Loudermilk, Bob McDill, Whitey Shafer and Craig Wiseman.