Brooks & Dunn, Reba, Miranda Lambert, George Strait and Kenny Chesney are also among the seven artists honored by the Academy of Country Music with its 50th Anniversary Milestone Award.
The 50th annual Academy of Country Music Awards are a month away, and the first performers have just been announced.
The late Wayne Kemp wrote songs for many legendary artists including Johnny Cash, George Jones, George Strait, Conway Twitty and Johnny Paycheck.
Aldean said that sharing the stage with George Strait “was definitely one of the highlights of my career.” Watch the animated interview.
If you missed out on George Strait’s final performance this past June in Texas, you’re in luck.
Six months into 2014, and George Strait is coming out on top.
This past Saturday, Strait performed the final show on his two-year Cowboy Rides Away Tour. And for the occasion he was joined by nearly 105,000 fans. See the full set list from the record-breaking three-hour show.
By winning the ACM Entertainer of the Year award, Strait proved that, while he may be winding down his final concert tour, the cowboy isn’t ready to ride away just yet.
The Academy of Country Music’s 49th Annual Awards were broadcast out of the MGM Grand in Las Vegas again this year, with special performances in nearby Mandalay Bay. Here are the biggest moments from the show.
The Band Perry will kick off the 2014 ACM Awards with a performance of their latest single “Chainsaw.” Also, two Entertainer of the Year nominees artists will pay tribute to Merle Haggard. Who are they? And which fellow Country Hall of Famer will present Haggard with the award?