The Academy of Country Music has announced the honorees for the 54th Academy of Country Music Awards.
Brooks & Dunn and Martina McBride will receive the Cliffie Stone Icon Award. This award is presented to a country music artist, duo/group or industry leader who throughout their career has advanced the popularity of the genre through their contributions in multiple facets of the industry such as songwriting, recording, production, touring, film, television, literary works, philanthropic contributions and other goodwill efforts.
Past recipients of the ACM Cliffie Icon Award include Alabama, Garth Brooks, Glen Campbell, Johnny Cash, Charlie Daniels and Dolly Parton.
Miranda Lambert has been chosen as the recipient of the Gene Weed Milestone Award. This award 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 has been chosen to 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.
Honorees will be celebrated during the 13th Annual ACM Honors on August 21, 2019 at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.