VINCE GILL TO RECEIVE HONOR AT ACM HONORS
The Academy of Country Music is announcing that country music superstar Dierks Bentley will host the 6thAnnual ACM HONORS, an evening dedicated to recognizing the special honorees and off-camera category winners from the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards. The event will take place on Monday, September 24, 2012 at 7:00pm at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. Tickets priced at $37 will go on sale to the public at 8:00am PST on Friday, August 17, 2012 at the Ryman box office, Ryman.com, Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000. The evening is presented by City National Bank.
Those being honored include Special Award recipients Bobby Braddock, Kenny Chesney, Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris,Gayle Holcomb, Alan Jackson, Billy Sherrill,Ricky Skaggs and Dwight Yoakam. Roger Miller will also be honored posthumously. The evening also recognizes winners of the MBI (musician, bandleader, instrumentalist) and Industry categories, which are not presented during the live telecast of the Academy of Country Music Awards. In addition, the winner of Songwriter of the Year will also be recognized, an award which has been given out only once, in 1965, to Roger Miller. more!
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