The Academy of Country Music® is announced that country music star Jake Owen will host the 9th Annual ACM HONORS™, an evening dedicated to recognizing the special honorees and off-camera category winners from the 50th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards. Performers include Jason Aldean, Roy Clark, Randy Houser, Miranda Lambert, Jake Owen and Restless Heart. Presenters include Kelsea Ballerini, RAC Clark and The Swon Brothers. The event will take place on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 7:00pm at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. Tickets priced at $42.00 will go on sale to the general public at Ticketmaster.com and the Ryman box office at 10:00 AM CST on Friday, July 31, 2015.The evening is sponsored by City National Bank.
This is Owen’s second time hosting the event and the sixth time the ceremony will be held at the Ryman Auditorium.
Honorees include Special Awards recipients Barry Adelman, Luke Bryan, Felice and Boudleaux Bryant (awarded posthumously), Eric Church, Tim DuBois, Loretta Lynn, Bob McDill and Alabama. Studio Recording Awards (formerly MBI Awards) recipients include Chuck Ainlay, Tom Bukovac, Dan Dugmore, Jay Joyce, Greg Morrow, Michael Rojas, Ilya Toshinsky and Glenn Worf. Industry Award winners include Ed Warm of Joe’s Live, Sally Williams of Ryman Auditorium, Country Thunder USA: East in Twin Lakes, WI, Hard Rock Live in Biloxi, MS, Hollywood Bowl in Hollywood, CA, Joe’s Bar in Chicago, IL, MGM Grand Casino in Las Vegas, NV, Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, CO and Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN. Luke Laird will be honored as Songwriter of the Year. For more information on specific awards, please visit www.acmcountry.com.