The 13thAnnual ACM Honors took place this week in Nashville, celebrating some truly deserving honorees, with some really amazing performances.
This year’s honorees includedMiranda Lambert(ACM Gene Weed Milestone Award), Brooks & DunnandMartina McBride(ACM Cliffie Stone Icon Award), Kacey Musgraves(ACM Jim Reeves International Award), Rodney Crowell, Kye FlemingandBilly Joe Shaver(ACM Poet’s Award),andShane McAnally(ACM Songwriter of the Year).
The night’s performances included:Chris Youngcelebrating Crowell with “Leaving Louisiana in Broad Daylight;”Chris Jansoncovering Shaver’s “Honky Tonk Heroes and “I’m Just An Old Chunk of Coal,”Lauren AlainaandCaylee Hammackteaming up to honor Martina with “Independence day” and “Broken Wing,”Trisha Yearwood performed her cover ofFrank Sinatra’s“One for My Baby (And One More for the Road),”Ashley McBrydeandChris Harristeaming forBrooks & Dunn’s“You’re Gonna Miss Me When I’m Gone,”Midlandpaid tribute to McAnally with “Burn Out" and “Make A Little" and more.
But the the highlight of the night came at the end when honoree Miranda took the stage withKeith Urban, performing her classic “The House That Built Me.”
She later took to Instagram to share a picture of her with her trophy and hubby,Brendon McLoughlin, along with a cute GIF of him planting a kiss on her cheek. “Thank you@acmawardsfor an awesome night. I love the country music family and Nashville with all my heart,” she shared, adding, “@keithurbanthank you for singing with me and inspiring me for so many years. Forever a fan!.” Finally, referring to her hubby, she shared, “And to my hot date thanks for joining me on this crazy cool journey!”