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Singer Mark Wills Named Newest Member of Grand Ole Opry

Country singer Mark Wills has been named the newest member of the Grand Ole Opry. Longtime Opry member Vince Gill gave the news to Wills onstage on Friday, Dec. 21, 2018.

“This boy has been the greatest supporter and proponent of what the Opry stands for,” Gill said. Wills then closed the show with his 1998 hit “Don’t Laugh at Me” while other members of the Opry family joined him onstage.

Mark Wills’ Opry induction is set for Friday, Jan. 11.

Watch the video of Mark Wills accepting the honor below.

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Article image: Mark Wills accompanied by The U.S. Army Orchestra and Master Sgt. Michael Ford in Dec. 2010. (The United States Army Band [CC BY 2.0] via Wikimedia Commons.)

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