Dolly Parton To Receive 'Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award' At 50th Annual CMA Awards
October 4, 2016 at 9:44 AM (PT)
DOLLY RECORDS/RCA NASHVILLE artist DOLLY PARTON will receive the "WILLIE NELSON Lifetime Achievement Award" at the "50TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS," which air WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2nd at 8p (ET) on ABC-TV live from NASHVILLE. The Award is for an iconic artist who has attained the highest degree of recognition in Country music. Previous recipients include JOHNNY CASH, KENNY ROGERS, and WILLIE NELSON.
"DOLLY epitomizes the very definition of the 'WILLIE NELSON Lifetime Achievement Award,'" said COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION (CMA) CEO SARAH TRAHERN. "She is a trailblazer who continues to enchant and captivate fans around the world, from her latest #1 album, to her sold-out tour, and numerous television projects. She is a treasure and deserving of this acclaim for her undeniable contributions to the success of Country music today."