Alan Jackson and Chris Stapleton Added as Performers at ACM Honors Ceremony

Alan Jackson and Chris Stapleton Added as Performers at ACM Honors Ceremony

The Academy of Country Music announced that Alan Jackson and Chris Stapleton will perform at the 11th annual ACM Honors ceremony on Aug. 23.

Alan and Chris will join previously announced performers George Strait, Kelsea Ballerini, Vince Gill, Toby Keith, Little Big Town, Maren Morris, Brad Paisley, Thomas Rhett and Hillary Scott.

In addition, award presenters will include Jason Aldean, Bobby Bones, Ross Copperman, Lady Antebellum, Jimmy Webb, Vince Gill, Little Big Town, Maren Morris, Brad Paisley and Hillary Scott

The 11th annual ACM Honors is an evening dedicated to recognizing the special honorees and off-camera category winners from the 52nd ACM Awards.

Special Award recipients include Kelsea Ballerini (Gene Weed Milestone Award), Toby Keith (Poet’s Award), Bob Kingsley (Mae Boren Axton Service Award), Reba McEntire (Mae Boren Axton Service Award), Nashville (Tex Ritter Film Award), Dolly Parton (Gary Haber Lifting Lives Award), Shel Silverstein (Poet’s Award) and George Strait (Cliffie Stone Icon Award).

The evening will also honor winners of the Industry and Studio Recording Awards, along with Songwriter of the Year, Lori McKenna.

The 11th annual ACM Honors will take place on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville and will be broadcast on CBS at a later date.

Tickets are on sale now.

photo by Jim Casey

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