Kenny Chesney has been named 2020’s Country Radio Broadcasters (CRB) Artist Humanitarian Award recipient and will receive the award on February 19 at the 2nd Annual Warner Music Nashville Kickoff Luncheon.
Chesney has many charitable accomplishments under his belt including his Love for Love City Foundation which helped spearhead the rebuilding of St. John and Hurricanes Irma and Maria. He also worked to rescue and relocate 2,000+ displace animals of St. Thomas and St. John to several no kill shelters or loving families in the states.
His album Songs for the Saints has raised over $1.1 million to date and all proceeds go to the Love for Love City Foundation.
Following the bombing at the Boston Marathon, Chesney worked with the Boston Medical Center and created the Spread the Love Fund to benefit amputee survivors and has raised over $2 million.
His work with No Shoes Reefs has helped rebuild coral reefs in Jacksonville, FL, as well as supported other local ocean ecology efforts around Florida and the Gulf Coast.
Over the years, Chesney has also partnered with myriad organizations, including MusiCares, the Red Cross, Farm Aid, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, ACM Lifting Lives, the CMA Foundation, Kids Wish Network and many local charities.