Tuesday, May 24, 2016
– Lady Antebellum will host the 10th annual ACM Honors, an event recognizing off-camera category winners from the 51st Academy of Country Music Awards.
For the first time ever, ACM Honors will be broadcast on CBS. The Honors will be held on Aug. 30 at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.. ACM Honors performers and airdate for the primetime special will be announced in the coming weeks.
Honorees include Special Awards recipients 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.
Ross Copperman will be honored as Songwriter of the Year.