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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Ray Stevens Is Crooner Cool
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Ray Stevens Is Crooner Cool

Sporting dapper threads and a perfect pompadour, Ray Stevens transformed the CMA Theater into a Rat Pack-era Vegas showroom with an animated take on Jerry Reed's rockabilly-pop romp "When You’re Hot, You’re Hot." Complete with backup singers nailing the song's "la-la-la's," and Stevens keeping it loose, hamming it up delivering the song's old-timey lyrical bon mots with Dean Martin-worthy charisma, the performance perfectly conjured the lighthearted humor of country music's golden era.

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