The 12TH ANNUAL ACM HONORS took place Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN. Country music stars Lauren Alaina and Jon Pardi hosted the special event, which is dedicated to celebrating the special award honorees and off-camera category winners from the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards.

Special Awards recipients celebrated at the 12th Annual ACM Honors included Dierks Bentley, Matraca Berg, Sam Hunt, Alan Jackson, Darius Rucker, Mickey & Chris Christensen (posthumously), Eddie Miller (posthumously), Rob Potts (posthumously) and Norro Wilson (posthumously).

The evening also recognized winners of the ACM Industry and Studio Recording Awards, along with Songwriter of the Year Award winner, Rhett Akins

Performers for the evening included Lauren Alaina, Kassi Ashton, Cam, Deana Carter, Joe Diffie, Morgan Evans, Dustin Lynch, Ashley McBryde, Old Crow Medicine Show, Jon Pardi, Chris Stapleton and songwriters Dallas Davidson Ben Hayslip. Presenters included Bobby Bones, Jordan Davis, Lindsay Ell, Kip Moore, Ricky Skaggs and Storme Warren.

Click here to view photos of the special evening.

 


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