Alan Jackson To Receive CMA Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award

Alan Jackson will receive this year’s CMA Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award during the 56th Annual CMA Awards. Dierks Bentley, Jon Pardi, Carrie Underwood, and Lainey Wilson will perform an all-star tribute to Alan during the show, which will air live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, November 9th on ABC.

The CMA Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award honors “an artist who has achieved both national and international prominence and stature through concert performances, humanitarian efforts, philanthropy, streaming numbers, record sales and public representation at the highest level,” according to a release.

Previous recipients of the CMA Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award include Willie Nelson (2012), Kenny Rogers (2013), Johnny Cash (2015), Dolly Parton (2016), Kris Kristofferson (2019), Charley Pride (2020), and Loretta Lynn (2021).