One of the most revered figures in country music will be the recipient of the “Artist of a Lifetime” award at the CMT “Artists of the Year” celebration. The cable channel announced today that Loretta Lynn will be honored with the award.
Lynn will be presented with the award by Sissy Spacek, who won an Oscar for her portrayal of Lynn in “Coal Miner’s Daughter.” The ceremony will premiere life on Wednesday, Oct. 17.
Lynn joins previous recipients of the honor including Shania Twain (2016), Kenny Rogers (2015) and Merle Haggard (2014).
Please click here for full details on this year’s ceremony in today’s announcement from CMT.