Nashville, Tenn. (WTVF) — Country music star Alan Jackson will be honored Nov. 9 with the 2022 CMA Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award, CMA announced Thursday.
The award is for an iconic artist who has received the highest recognition in country music.
“We are thrilled to honor Alan Jackson this year with the CMA Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award,” said CMA Chief Executive Officer Sarah Traherne. “A three-time CMA Entertainer of the Year, he is responsible for many iconic moments in the history of the CMA Awards. Just as Alan has been influenced by many country legends throughout his career, he has also inspired a generation of artists to stay true to the authenticity of country music. We are so excited to bring Dierks, John, Carrie and Lainey together on stage at the CMA Awards in what is sure to be an incredible and touching tribute to an artist they each deeply admire. Having had the privilege of working with Alan over the years, I am delighted that we are honoring him with this milestone award next month.”
Jackson will accept the honor during the 56th Annual CMA Awards, which will be broadcast live from Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, November 9.
Dierks Bentley, Jon Pardi, Carrie Underwood and Lainey Wilson will take the stage for an all-star tribute to the Country Music Hall of Fame member.
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