In this town, Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey takes a backseat to Willie Nelson.
The country music icon who has an Austin street named after him and is celebrated with an 8-foot bronze likeness downtown added another backyard honor with a spot in the inaugural class of the Austin City Limits Hall of Fame on Saturday night.
McConaughey, who last month won his first Academy Award for best actor in Dallas Buyers Club, inducted his friend and fellow Texan with simplicity.
“There would be no Austin City Limits without Willie Nelson,” McConaughey said. READ FULL STORY