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Dottie West posthumously inducted into Country Music Hall of Fame

West is posthumously inducted into the Class of 2018 of the Country Music Hall of Fame, along with veteran singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Ricky Skaggs, and the late fiddle player Johnny Gimble. West is an inductee of the “Veterans Era” category, while Skaggs is an inductee in the “”Modern Era” category.

Dottie West was the first woman to ever win the Grammy award for “Best Female Country Vocal Performance,” for a song that she co-wrote (“Here Comes My Baby”). She overcame many obstacles and helped pave the way for countless other female musicians that followed her footsteps in the country genre.

Digital Journal has supported this long-overdue recognition for West for quite a few years, along with many other Country Music Hall of Famers, such as Kenny Rogers, who have been vocal about West deserving her place in the Country Music Hall of Fame.

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Markos Papadatos is Digital Journal's Editor-at-Large for Music News. Papadatos is a Greek-American journalist and educator that has authored over 15,000 original articles over the past 15 years. He is a consecutive five-time "Best of Long Island" winner that has won such categories as "Best Author," "Best Blogger," "Best Poet," "Best Twitter Account" and the coveted "Best Long Island Personality" twice.

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