We all love Kenny and so does his homestate of Tennessee. That's why you can honestly call Kenny the "Tennessean of the Year". You can even attend the awards banquet honoring him as such for a mere $125.

Kountry Kat - TasteofCountry.com

The country star has been named Tennessean of the Year by the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame. The 2011 Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame Awards Banquet is on Feb. 11 at Nashville’s Renaissance Hotel. Tickets are $125, and reservations can be made here.

Tennessee Sports Hall President Bill Emendorfer says that the Tennessean of the Year “honors an individual or organization that has made significant contributions to our society through sports or other methods, demonstrating strong character and high profile leadership.” Chesney says, “Anyone who knows me knows I love sports — whether it’s playing, watching or talking about ‘em. ”

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