NEW YORK, N.Y. – -(AmmoLand.com)- America’s patriot and Grammy award-winning country music artist Lee Greenwood will perform his handcrafted hit “God Bless The USA,” on Veteran’s Day in New York City during the Naturalization Ceremony taking place live on Fox & Friends.
“I am honored that after 35 years, my song ‘God Bless The USA’ is used in welcoming people to America while making them official US citizens. I have always stood for unity and to know my music continues to unite people is very pleasing,” says Greenwood. “Today is also a day to celebrate our Veterans and we wouldn’t be enjoying our freedoms without them, so thanks to all our veterans!”
In celebration of Veteran’s Day, Lee Greenwood has introduced two new “Proud To Be An American” T-shirts available exclusively at www.leegreenwood.com.
Lee Greenwood on Tour:
- Nov 09 Rogers, Ark. / John Q Hammons Convention Center (SOLO)
- Nov 10 Branson, Mo. / Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Theater
- Nov 30 Hiawassee, GA Anderson Music Hall
- Dec 03 Guntersville, Ala. / Lake Guntersville State Park Lodge
- Dec 04 Branson, Mo. / Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Theater
- Dec 05 Cedar Park, Texas / HEB Center
- Dec 06 Lubbock, Texas / The Cactus Theater
- Dec 07 Greenville, Texas / Texan Theater
- Dec 13 Immokalee, Fla. / Seminole Casino
- Dec 15 Dubuque, Iowa / Diamond Jo Casino
For a complete tour schedule, click here.
About Lee Greenwood:
Throughout his expansive career, international country music icon Lee Greenwood has earned multiple CMA and ACM Awards, a Grammy Award for Top Male Vocal Performance on “I.O.U,” in 1985, and a multitude of other prestigious award nominations. His discography includes twenty-two studio albums, seven compilation albums, seven No. 1 hits and thirty-eight singles including songs like “It Turns Me Inside Out,” “Ring On Her Finger Time on Her Hands,” “She’s Lyin’,” “I Don’t Mind the Thorns if You’re the Rose,” “Dixie Road,” “Somebody’s Gonna Love You,” “Going Going Gone,” “You Got A Good Love Comin’,” among others. His stand-out hit “God Bless the U.S.A.” has been in the top five on the country singles charts three times (1991, 2001 and 2003), giving it the distinction of being the only song in any genre of music to achieve that feat. It reached the Top 20 of the Billboard Hot 100 chart shortly after 9/11. Known for his stand-out patriotism and support of the U.S. Military, Greenwood has been honored with the Congressional Medal of Honor Society’s National Patriot’s Award, and entertained troops on more than 30 USO Tours. Greenwood was appointed to the council of the National Endowment for the Arts in 2008 by President George W. Bush, confirmed by the United States Senate, and continues to serve on the NEA at the pleasure of the President. His latest book release is a children’s book called Proud To Be An American, which is currently available in stores, on Amazon and leegreenwood.com.