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Watch the Tribute to Jimmy from Last Night’s CMA Awards

November 9th, 2023

Last night during the CMA Awards there were two performances in tribute to Jimmy Buffett. Mac McAnally and Kenny Chesney sang “A Pirate Looks at Forty” and Zac Brown Band and Alan Jackson performed “Margaritaville.”

Watch below:

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CMA Awards to Feature Tribute to Jimmy Buffett

November 1st, 2023

At the CMA Awards on Wednesday, November 8th, a quartet of stars will pay tribute to Jimmy Buffett.

The late Jimmy Buffett will be honored with “a very special tribute” from Kenny Chesney, Alan Jackson, Mac McAnally and Zac Brown Band at the upcoming 57th Annual CMA Awards. The Country Music Association (CMA) revealed the news early Wednesday morning.

11-time CMA Award winner Chesney, 10-time CMA Award winner and longtime The Coral Reefer Band member Mac McAnally, 16-time CMA Award winner Alan Jackson and 2023 Vocal Group of the Year nominee Zac Brown Band have each previously collaborated with the “Margaritaville” singer/songwriter so the performance will be profoundly meaningful.

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Bono Dedicates Song to Jimmy and Family at Vegas Show

October 1st, 2023

At their Las Vegas show at the new Sphere venue, Bono dedicated the song “Love Rescue Me” to Jimmy Buffett and his family who were in attendance. He called out each by name: Jane, Savannah, Delaney, and Cameron, and also called out Jimmy’s doctors.

Bono choked up and said “it’s so hard to say goodbye to someone.”

Watch below:

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Tributes Pour in for Jimmy

September 5th, 2023

Since news of Jimmy’s death on Friday, tributes from other artists, musicians, celebrities, and politicians have been pouring in.

Read through the remembrances below:

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Buffett Plays Exit/In Show in Nashville, Joined by Kenny Chesney

June 22nd, 2021

Jimmy Buffett played a private, unannounced showed at Nashville’s Exit/In on Monday night and Kenny Chesney stopped by to help sing Mac McAnally’s song “Back Where I Come From” as well as Jimmy’s “Margaritaville.”

photo by Michael Haje, Tennessean

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