Toby Keith and Blake Shelton have been added to the all-star lineup of musicians performing at the 10TH ANNUAL ACM HONORS™, which makes its television debut on Friday, Sept. 9 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on CBS.
They will join previously announced performers Dierks Bentley and Keith Urban in a special tribute to country music icon Glen Campbell, who will be honored with the ACM Career Achievement Award. The country music luminaries will perform an all-star medley of Campbell’s greatest hits, culminating in an ensemble performance of the iconic “Rhinestone Cowboy.” Kim Campbell will accept the award on behalf of her husband.
Previously announced performers include Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Cam, Maren Morris, Cole Swindell, Keith Urban and Lady Antebellum. Ten-time ACM Award-winning group Lady Antebellum will also host the evening, dedicated to celebrating the special honorees and off-camera category winners from the 51st Academy of Country Music Awards. The ACM Honors will be held on Tuesday, August 30, at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium. Additional performers and presenters will be announced at a later date.
Special Awards recipients for the ACM Honors™ include Glen Campbell, Crystal Gayle, Eddie Rabbitt (awarded posthumously), Tanya Tucker, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Jeff Walker (awarded posthumously), Jimmy Webb, Little Big Town and The Statler Brothers. Studio Recording Awards recipients include Jim “Moose” Brown, Dave Cobb, Shannon Forrest, Paul Franklin, Justin Niebank, Danny Rader, Michael Rhodes and Derek Wells. In addition, Ross Copperman will be honored as Songwriter of the Year, and Jason Aldean will receive the prestigious ACM Triple Crown Award.