"11TH ANNUAL ACM HONORS(TM)" RETURNS TO CBS FOR THE SECOND YEAR
Music Event to Recognize "52nd Academy of Country Music Awards"
Special Honorees Kelsea Ballerini, Eric Church, Toby Keith, Bob Kingsley, Reba McEntire, "Nashville," Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton, Shel Silverstein and George Strait
The Special Will Tape August 23 at the Historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville for Broadcast at a Later Date
The 11TH ANNUAL ACM HONORS(TM) will return for the second year to the CBS Television Network to celebrate the special honorees and off-camera category winners from the "52nd Academy of Country Music Awards." The special honorees include Kelsea Ballerini, Eric Church, Toby Keith, Bob Kingsley, Reba McEntire, "Nashville," Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton, Shel Silverstein (awarded posthumously) and George Strait.
The ACM Honors will be held on Wednesday, August 23 at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, and will be produced for television by dick clark productions and broadcast on CBS at a later date.
Additional off-camera categories that will be feted at the 11TH ANNUAL ACM HONORS include Industry Awards and Studio Recording Awards, along with the previously announced Songwriter of the Year Award winner, Lori McKenna. McKenna is the first female to win in the ACM Songwriter of the Year category.
The Academy of Country Music Special Awards are voted on by the ACM Board of Directors for specific achievements. For more information on specific awards, please visit www.acmcountry.com.
ACM Honors(TM) will be produced for television by dick clark productions. Allen Shapiro, Mike Mahan, R.A. Clark, Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco are executive producers. Pete Fisher and Tiffany Moon are executive producers for the Academy of Country Music.
RATING: To Be Announced
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