With over five Grammys, two CMAs and 26 Canadian Country Music Awards to her name, Shania Twain’s profound impact on country music is undeniable!
Later this month, the international music star is set to pick up one more prize as CMT crowns her as the “Artist of a Lifetime” during the “CMT Artists of The Year” celebration. Twain is the first female to receive the prestigious award.
Expect to see unforgettable performances, touching tributes and tear-inducing toasts as the seventh-annual “CMT Artists of the Year” presentation gathers the biggest stars in music, film and television for a night that celebrates five hand-picked artists who dominated the charts and radio stations over the past 12 months.
Carrie Underwood, Chris Stapleton, Florida Georgia Line, Luke Bryan and Thomas Rhett have been shortlisted as honourees of the star-studded night.
The 90-minute special will also see Kelsea Ballerini pick up the second annual “Breakout Artist of the Year” award.
Previous years have celebrated the work of Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban, Hunter Hayes, Taylor Swift, Lady Antebellum, Tim McGraw and many more.
The “CMT Artists of the Year” ceremony premieres October 20 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.