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Applause Award

2021 Applause Award

Each year the Belmont University College of Music and Performing Arts honors an individual or organization with the Applause Award for their significant contributions to music or to the arts in general.

Over the years the award has been presented to performers such as Eddy Arnold, Amy Grant, and Vince Gill. The award has also been presented to performing art entities including Nashville Opera, Nashville Ballet, Nashville Symphony, Tennessee Performing Arts Center and the Grand Ole Opry.

Watch the 2021 Applause Award presentation to the Nashville Shakespeare Festival.