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The Academy of Country Music has announced their off-camera winners for the 47th Annual ACM Awards. These trophies will be handed out at the 6th Annual ACM Honors coming up September 24 in Nashville.

Kenny Chesney is getting the Crystal Milestone award for selling out stadiums year after year. Vince Gill is receiving the Career Achievement award, and Alan Jackson will be presented with the Jim Reeves International Award for his working in taking country music around the world.

Emmylou Harris, Ricky Skaggs and Dwight Yoakam are this year’s Cliffie Stone Pioneer Award winners for their contributions in breaking new ground in the country genre over the years. Bobby Braddock and the late Roger Miller are getting the Poet’s Award for their contributions to country music through songwriting.

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