CHARLEY PRIDE SET TO PERFORM ON “THE VIEW” OCTOBER 12

The Country Legend Helps Whoopi Goldberg Celebrate Her 10 Year Anniversary On Award-Winning Daytime Talk Show

GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends‘ Honoring Charley Pride, Shirley Caesar, Jimmie Rodgers, Nina Simone, Sly Stone And More To Air On PBS Friday, October 13

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Momentum continues for trailblazing country music icon Charley Pride this year with an appearance on ABC’s “The View” October 12. Click here for listings. Pride’s appearance on the “The View” will follow a whirlwind of television and media appearances for the Country Music Hall of Fame member, who recently released his first album in six years Music In My Heart available here.

Pride and Whoopi Goldberg ran into each other at the Recording Academy® Special Merit Awards when Pride received the Lifetime Achievement Award earlier this year. The honor comes after Pride’s recent celebration of his 50th year in country music.

“Whoopi and I spent some time together in New York at the Special Merit Awards where she was also accepting an award. We had a nice conversation and I’m looking forward to seeing her again and performing on ‘The View’ October 12,” Pride said.

The three-time GRAMMY® winning artist was recently featured onCBS Evening News, Access Hollywood, SiriusXM, CNBC, Fox News and MANY MORE to celebrate his new album.

Be sure to follow Pride on Facebook and charleypride.com.

Charley Pride On Tour:
Oct. 13 – Shawnee, Okla. – Grand Casino Hotel Resort
Oct. 21 – Shipshewana, Ind. – Blue Gate Theater
Oct. 28 – Wendover, Nev. – Peppermill Concert Hall
Nov. 03-04 – Lincoln City, Ore. – Chinook Winds Casino
Nov. 11 – Mescalero, N.M. – Inn of the Mountain Gods
Nov. 16 – New Braunfels, Texas – Gruene Hall
Nov. 18 – Chattanooga, Tenn. – Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium

About Charley Pride:
Charley Pride is celebrating more than 50 years as a recording artist. He has enjoyed one of the most successful careers in the history of country music and is credited with helping to break color barriers by becoming the first black superstar within the genre. A true living legend, he has sold tens of millions of records worldwide with his large repertoire of hits. A three-time GRAMMY® award and Recording Academy “Lifetime Achievement Award” winner, Pride has garnered no less than 36 chart-topping country hits, including “Kiss An Angel Good Morning,” a massive #1 crossover hit that sold over a million singles and helped Pride land the Country Music Association’s “Entertainer of the Year” award in 1971 and the “Top Male Vocalist” awards of 1971 and 1972. A proud member of the Grand Ole Opry, Pride continues to perform concerts worldwide and has toured the United States, Canada, Ireland, The United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand over the last several years. For more information, visitCharleyPride.com.

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