Music industry mainstay for over 30 years

Published 12:00 am Friday, June 3, 2005

For over 30 years, the Oak Ridge Boys have been a main fixture on the country music stage.

Their music was going gold when many of today's up and coming artists were still in diapers.

Their discography is impressive and they have sold over 20 million records worldwide.

Their albums include:

n Y’All Come Back Saloon

n Room Service

n Oak Ridge Boys Have Arrived

n Together

n Greatest Hits

n Fancy Free

n Bobbie Sue

n Oak Ridge Boys Christmas

n American Made

n Greatest Hits Two

n Deliver

n Step On Out

n Seasons

n Christmas Again

n Where The Fast Lane Ends

n Heartbeat

n Monongahela

n Greatest Hits Volume Three

n American Dreams

n Unstoppable Collection

n The Long Haul

n Country Christmas Eve

n Revival

n Voices

n Millennium

n From The Heart

n An Inconvenient Christmas

n Colors

n The Journey

The Oak Ridge Boys are also one of the most honored musical acts in existence.

Over the years they have won the following awards:

Academy of Country Music

n Best Vocal Group, 1977

n Best Vocal Group, 1979

n Best Album (Y'all Come Back Saloon), 1979

n Single of the Year (Elvira), 1982

American Music Awards

n Country Group of the Year, 1982

n Best Country Music Video (Everyday), 1981

Country Music Association

n Vocal Group of the Year, 1978

n Instrumental Group of the Year (Oaks Band), 1978

n Single of the Year (Elvira), 1981

n Instrumental Group of the Year (Oaks Band), 1986

Grammy Awards

n Best Vocal Performance by a Country Group or Duo (Elvira), 1982

Music City Fan Awards

n Band of the Year (Oaks Band), 1978

n Best Single of the Year (Elvira), 1982

Vocal Group Hall of Fame

n Inducted, September 2001

Dove Awards

n Album of the Year, 1969

n Album Jacket Design, 1969

Gospel Music Hall of Fame

n Inducted October, 2000