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Bringing back the Cassone Channel Honors to this channel, we will be releasing the nominees from season 14 this week. To kick things off, the announcement of the season 14 recipient of the Walter McCoy Life Legend Award is Dame Shirley Bassey. Bassey is a legendary singer and recording artist, whose career has spanned six decades and she is still performing to this day. Walter McCoy Life Legend Award, beginning with the 2010 awards year (Season 7) this award will be given to someone of my choosing based on their overall body of work and their contribution to GETTING READY and any of the Cassone2007 and PhotographybyCassone channels. This includes performers. Co-directors, technicians, stylists and (beginning with season 9) song recording artists that the drag entertainers perform to and/or of whose music is used for our video slideshows. I named this category after Walter McCoy, because from the beginning of my channel, he was always a silent, but very supportive and encouraging force behind a lot of what ended up being the final product. If it were not for Walter, we would not have been graced by Miss Bea, nor would I have had a location for many of the webisodes and/or photo shoots. His career was in catering, restaurant and bar service industries, yet his steady support and constant blessing of my work is why I chose to name this award in a way to memorialize him, his efforts and his legacy. Walter passed away January 22, 2010. The recipient of this award will be ...