Carrie Underwood, Rascal Flatts and Toby Keith are among the off-camera winners for the 49th Annual ACM Awards. Carrie will receive this year’s Gene Weed Special Achievement Award, thanks to her gigs singing the NFL Sunday Night Football theme and starring in NBC’s live production of The Sound of Music.
The Flatts are getting the Jim Reeves International Award for their work in promoting country music around the world. Toby Keith and Ronnie Milsap are both getting the Career Achievement Award, while this year’s Poets Awards go to songwriting legends Dean Dillion, Kris Kristofferson, the late Jack Clement and the late Buck Owens.
The trophies will be presented during the 8th Annual ACM honors September 9 in Nashville. The 49th Annual ACM Awards will be handed out Sunday, April 6 at 8 p.m. ET live on CBS.
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