Brooks & Dunn, Miranda Lambert, Kacey Musgraves To Receive Awards At ACM Honors

The Academy of Country Music has announced the recipients of its Special Awards at this year’s ACM Honors.

Brooks & Dunn and Martina McBride have been chosen to receive the Cliffie Stone Icon Award for advancing the popularity of country music through their contributions in multiple facets of the industry.

Miranda Lambert has been chosen as the recipient of the Gene Weed Milestone Award. It is presented to a country music artist, duo/group or industry leader for a specific, unprecedented or outstanding achievement in the field of country music during the preceding calendar year.

Kacey Musgraves will receive the Jim Reeves International Award, which is presented to an artist or industry leader for outstanding contributions to the acceptance of country music throughout the world.

The Academy of Country Music Special Awards are voted on by the ACM Board of Directors for specific achievements.

The winners will be honored at the ACM Honors event on August 21 at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.

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