LOS ANGELES, CA (August 5, 2021) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today additional talent participating in the 14th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC HONORS™, hosted by two-time ACM Award winner and Grand Ole Opry member Carly Pearce. Additional artists set to perform include Jessie Jo Dillon, Nicolle Galyon, Jamey Johnson, Toby Keith, Carly Pearce, Jordan Reynolds, Keith Urban, Laura Veltz, and Sam Williams. Chris Janson will present the ACM Industry Awards and Studio Recording Awards for the evening. Additional special guest presenters include Trace Adkins and Sarah Trahern.
The 14th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC HONORS™, considered one of the industry’s favorite nights, is an evening dedicated to recognizing the special honorees and winners from the 55th and 56th Academy of Country Music Awards™. The event will take place on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium and will be livestreamed on Circle Network’s social channels – Circle All Access Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Circle Network will also air a television special around the 14th Annual Academy of Country Music Honors at a later date this year. Tickets are available to the public now at Ticketmaster.
Previously announced performers include Lauren Alaina, Devin Dawson, Sara Evans, HARDY, Chris Janson, Lady A, Ashley McBryde, RaeLynnand Lee Ann Womack.
Additionally, Special Award recipients to be celebrated at the 14th Annual Academy of Country Music Honors include Joe Galante and Rascal Flatts (ACM Cliffie Stone Icon Award), Lady A and Ross Copperman (ACM Gary Haber Lifting Lives Award), Luke Combs (ACM Gene Weed Milestone Award), Dan + Shay (ACM Jim Reeves International Award), RAC Clark (ACM Mae Boren Axton Service Award), Toby Keith (ACMMerle Haggard Spirit Award), Loretta Lynn, Gretchen Peters and Curly Putman (ACM Poet’s Award) and Ken Burns’s Country Music (ACM Tex Ritter Film Award). The evening will also honor winners of the 55th ACM Industry Awards, 55th & 56th ACM Studio Recording Awards, along with 55th and 56th ACM Songwriter of the Year winner, Hillary Lindsey.