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Miranda Lambert, Chris Young + More Added as 2016 ACM Honors Performers

Alicia Keys, Miranda Lambert, Chris Young, Dan + Shay and The Band Perry have also been added as performers for the 2016 ACM Honors.

Mike Fisher, Emmylou Harris, Martina McBride andThomas Rhett are to present.

Other performers include: Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Cam, Toby Keith, Maren Morris, Blake Shelton, Cole Swindell, Keith Urban and hosts Lady Antebellum.

ACM Lifting Lives Gary Haber Award – Carrie Underwood
Crystal Milestone Award – Little Big Town
Mae Boren Axton Award – Keith Urban
Career Achievement Award – Glen Campbell
Cliffie Stone Pioneer Award – Crystal Gayle, Tanya Tucker and The Statler Brothers
Jim Reeves International Award – Jeff Walker (awarded posthumously)
Poet’s Award – Eddie Rabbitt (awarded posthumously)
Tex Ritter Award – Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors
Merle Haggard Spirit Award – TBD

Studio Recording Awards
Bass Player of the Year – Michael Rhodes
Drummer of the Year – Shannon Forrest
Guitar Player of the Year – Derek Wells
Piano/Keyboard Player of the Year – Jim ‘Moose’ Brown
Specialty Instrument(s) Player of the Year – Danny Rader
Steel Guitar Player of the Year – Paul Franklin
Audio Engineer of the Year – Justin Niebank
Producer of the Year – Dave Cobb

Songwriter of the Year – Ross Copperman

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