The Country Music Association announced this morning that Taylor will receive the Pinnacle Award at the CMAs this Wednesday! The award honors an artist who has made an international impact, and she is the second artist to ever win this honor. Congratulations, Taylor! Don’t forget to tune into ABC on Wednesday at 8 PM to see her accept the award.
Taylor Swift is already a winner at the upcoming Country Music Association awards. On Wednesday, Nov. 6, the organization will present Swift with the Pinnacle Award, an honor given to an artist who has achieved worldwide success in the field of Country music.
Garth Brooks is the sole additional performer to win the award, which was created in 2005. Swift is a top nominee at Wednesday’s awards, which airs live at 8 p.m. Eastern on ABC from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. She’s earned six nominations along with Kacey Musgraves; Swift is going for a third win of top honor Entertainer of the Year.
Swift will perform a special version of her song “Red” on the awards show with Alison Krauss, Vince Gill, Sam Bush, Edgar Meyer and Eric Darken.