Kelsea Ballerini, Maren Morris, Little Big Town, More Performing At ACM Honors, Airing September 15

CBS confirms several high-profile performers for the upcoming ACM Honors ceremony.

Kelsea Ballerini in Legends - Black River Entertainment

Set to tape August 23 and air September 15, the 11th Annual ACM Honors ceremony will recognize several notable members of the arts and entertainment community.

It will also feature a myriad of high-profile performances.

CBS confirms that Kelsea Ballerini, Vince Gill, Toby Keith, Little Big Town, Maren Morris, Brad Paisley, Thomas Rhett, Hillary Scott and George Strait will perform at the annual event.

Award recipients include Ballerini (Gene Weed Milestone Award), Keith (Poet’s Award), Bob Kingsley (Mae Boren Axton Service Award), Reba (Mae Boren Axton Service Award), “Nashville” (Tex Ritter Film Award), Dolly Parton (Gary Haber Lifting Lives Award), Shel Silverstein (Poet’s Award, awarded posthumously), and Strait (Cliffie Stone Icon Award). There will also be recognition for the Industry & Studio Recording Award winners, as well as Lori McKenna, the first female Songwriter of the Year winner.

CBS’ broadcast will air from 9-11PM ET/PT.

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