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10th Annual ACM Honors Set To Make Television Debut + Performers Announced

The Academy of Country Music® will be heading to Nashville for the 10th Annual ACM Honors event, celebrating special honorees and off-camera award winners from the 51st ACM Awards held earlier this year. Set to take the stage at this years event will be honoree Jason Aldean, honoree Keith Urban, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Kelsea Ballerini, Cam, Maren Morris, Cole Swindell, and hosts Lady Antebellum.

The two-hour music special will tape at The Ryman Auditorium on August 30, and air live for the first time on television on Friday, September 9 at 9pm ET/PT on CBS. Tickets for the taping are available for purchase on Ticketmaster.com.

Jason Aldean will be honored with the Triple Crown Award. The award is presented to artists who have won New Male/Female Vocalist of the Year, Male/Female Vocalist of the Year and Entertain of the Year. With his 2016 win for Entertainer of the Year, Aldean was made eligible for this prestigious award. Jason was previously awarded with New Male Vocalist of the Year in 2005 and Male Vocalist of the Year 2013-204. Six Artists prior to Aldean have been award with the Triple Crown Award – Brooks & Dunn (2005), Kenny Chesney (2005), Mickey Gilley (2005), Merle Haggard (2005), Barbara Mandrell (2005) and Carrie Underwood (2009).

Additional honorees for the special event include, Glen Campbell (Career Achievement Award), Crystal Gayle (Cliffie Stone Pioneer Award), Eddie Rabbitt (Poet’s Award, awarded posthumously), Tanya Tucker (Cliffie Stone Pioneer Award), Carrie Underwood (ACM Gary Haber Lifting Lives Award), Keith Urban (Mae Boren Axton Award), Jeff Walker (Jim Reeves International Award, awarded posthumously), Jimmy Webb (Poet’s Award), Little Big Town (Crystal Milestone Award) and The Statler Brothers (Cliffie Stone Pioneer Award), and many more.

For more information, please visit acmcountry.com.