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Dolly Parton, Reba McEntire, George Strait and more celebrated at ACM Honors

Dolly Parton, Reba McEntire, George Strait and more celebrated at ACM Honors

The Academy of Country Music hosted its glitzy, Las Vegas-based annual awards ceremony back in April.

Wednesday night at the Ryman Auditorium, the organization hosted its more intimate 11th ACM Honors ceremony, dedicated to recognizing the special honorees and off-camera category winners.

Recorded for broadcast on CBS in September, the evening tipped its cap to legends and newcomers, with one young upstart stealing the show.

The night at the “Mother Church” of country music launched with a winning tribute to Reba McEntire — winner of the Mae Boren Axton Service Award — by Hillary Scott of Lady Antebellum and Karen Fairchild and Kimberly Schlapman of Little Big Town....

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