Art & Culture
Cody Johnson Inducted into the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame with Spirit of Texas Award
(l to r: Cody Johnson; John Scharbauer, Scharbauer Cattle Company; Chris Scharbauer, Scharbauer Cattle Company; Wilson Franklin; Dr. Charles “Bud” Townsend; Patti Colbert)
Nashville (March 4, 2022) – COJO Music / Warner Music Nashville Platinum recording artist Cody Johnson is enjoying two career highs this week; selling out opening night of RODEOHOUSTON as only the third performer in its 90-year history to do so and getting inducted into The Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame with the Spirit of Texas Award. Johnson was part of the class of 2022 Honorees that also included Patti Colbert, Wilson Franklin, Scharbauer Cattle Company, and Dr. Charles “Bud” Townsend. Johnson attended and performed at the ceremony held last night at Billy Bob’s Texas in Fort Worth.
Proceeds from last night’s ceremony benefit the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame 501(c3) and its ongoing education programs, and Western lifestyle preservation efforts. Please visit tchof.com/induction for more information.
ABOUT CODY JOHNSON:
Cody Johnson has established a following of passionately loyal fans who regularly sell out shows across the country. In the last year, Johnson, who MusicRow predicts “just might be the future of real country music,” has released a critically acclaimed, award-winning feature-length documentary (Dear Rodeo: The Cody Johnson Story), delivered two celebrated albums (Human The Double Album and A Cody Johnson Christmas), seen his gold-selling “’Til You Can’t” single reach the #1 position on Billboard’s airplay, streaming and sales-based ‘Hot Country Songs’ chart, added more RIAA platinum and gold singles and album certifications bringing his career total to 12 certifications, played sold-out concerts and more. In fact, Johnson increased his worldwide streams by nearly One Billion in 2021, growing from Two Billion to nearly Three Billion streams. Johnson’s new album Human The Double Album has received tremendous media praise making the ‘best-of’ lists with All Music (Favorite Country Albums of 2021, Human), Billboard (15 Best Country Songs of 2021, “’Til You Can’t), Holler (Country Records of the Year, Human), New York Times (Best Album of 2021, Human), Saving Country Music Best Mainstream Country Albums of 2021, Human), Taste of Country (Best Country Albums of 2021, Human and Top Country Songs of 2021, “’Til You Can’t), Yardbarker’s (Country Music’s Biggest Breakout Stars of 2021) and more.