The Country Music Association will present its 2019 Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award to Kris Kristofferson during the 53rd Annual CMA Awards. Dierks Bentley with Sheryl Crow, Chris Janson and John Osborne will pay tribute to Kristofferson with a performance of his classic “Me and Bobby McGee”.
The Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to an iconic artist who has attained the highest degree of recognition in Country Music. The Award was established to recognize an artist who has achieved both national and international prominence.
The CMA Awards will be broadcast live from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on Wednesday, Nov. 13th at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.