ACM Honors Ceremony: Lainey Wilson, Chris Stapleton & More Win Awards

19 June 2024 | 10:32 am | Mary Varvaris

Carly Pearce will host the Honors ceremony for the fourth consecutive year.

Lainey Wilson, Chris Stapleton

Lainey Wilson, Chris Stapleton (Credit: Alyssa Gafkjen, Becky Fluke)

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The Academy of Country Music is celebrating some of its most successful artists this August.

Stars including Lainey Wilson, Chris Stapleton, Alan Jackson and more will receive Special Awards at the annual ACM Honors ceremony on Wednesday, 21 August, at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium.

While Carly Pearce will host the non-televised Honors ceremony for the fourth consecutive year, she’ll be joined by someone new in 2024: the reigning winner of ACM’s Song of the Year award, Jordan Davis.

Tyler Hubbard, an eleven-time ACM Award winner, will host the ACM Studio Recording and Industry Awards segment of the night.

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During the Honors night, Wilson will be a double award winner, being presented with the ACM Milestone Award and the Triple Crown Award after winning the New Female Artist of the Year, Female Artist of the Year, and Entertainer of the Year awards in a three-year timeframe.

Trisha Yearwood and Tony Brown will receive the ACM Icon Award, Shannon Sanders will receive the Lift Every Voice award, and Luke Bryan will receive the Lifting Lives award.

Elsewhere, two artists have been named winners of the Poet’s Award – Walt Aldridge and Alan Jackson – while Chris Stapleton has been named Artist-Songwriter of the Year and Jessie Jo Dillon the Songwriter of the Year after writing songs for Jelly Roll, Brandy Clark, Megan Moroney, HARDY, Dan + Shay, Maren Morris, LeAnn Rimes, and many others.

In a statement, Pearce said about her hosting duties (via Billboard), “I’m thrilled to return to host ACM Honors for the fourth year in a row. It’s always an unforgettable night that I look forward to, and I’m excited to have Jordan joining me this year!”

Davis said, “I’ve performed at ACM Honors for the past two years and love that the show celebrates the behind-the-scenes titans in this industry, as well as so many of the artists I’ve looked up to for years.”