Randy Travis was inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame during a special ceremony on May 27. Randy began his singing career in Shreveport, Louisiana under the name Randy Ray. His first studio recordings were done at Paula Records. He went on to sell more than 25 million records during his career, and it one of the biggest multi-genre record sellers. Before he suffered a near fatal stroke in 2013, Randy had won seven Grammys, 11 ACM Awards, five CMA Awards, 10 American Music Awards and eight Dove Awards. Other members of the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame include Elvis Presley, Louis Armstrong, Little Richard, Tim McGraw and many others.