2017 Country Music Hall of Fame Medallion Ceremony: 10 Best Moments

From Alan Jackson's acceptance speech to Loretta Lynn's first Nashville appearance since her May stroke

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Charlie Worsham Sings for the Angels
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Charlie Worsham Sings for the Angels

Given Schlitz's introduction as a songwriter and not as a star, it's somewhat fitting that the night’s least-known performer, up-and-comer Charlie Worsham, stole the show, flooring the crowd with an uplifting, emotionally devastating rendition of "Oscar the Angel," made all the more show-stopping thanks to a killer harmonica solo from Jelly Roll Johnson. The song, cut by Randy Travis in 1994, tells the story of a homeless man Schlitz befriended during his long-ago days as a ticket taker at the Rialto movie theater in his native stomping ground of Durham, North Carolina. "[He’s] the greatest kid to come around in a long time," Vince Gill said of Worsham, following the performance.

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