September 23

Loretta Lynn Receives Lifetime Achievement Award in Nashville

Loretta Lynn made a rare public appearance to accept the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award in Nashville.  At the age of 87, the singer behind the hits “Coal Miner’s Daughter,” “You Ain’t Woman Enough,” and “After the Fire is Gone” finally gets her Lifetime Achievement Award.

She received the award last September 17 and this is her first public appearance after her birthday bash this year.

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via One Country

Loretta Lynn and her Legacy

The award is surely something that all musicians would want in their life. This is only given to chosen artists who have excelled in their art, which is what Loretta did during her career. Her contributions to the American songbook is simply astounding and she was able to inspire other musicians especially for the female country artists to do great in their career.

The star-studded event was full of other country artists like Jason Aldean, Reba McEntire, Sam Hunt, Dierks Bentley, Dean Dillon, Chris Janson, Cole Swindell, and more. There was also a special performance from Loretta Lynn’s granddaughter who performed her biggest hit “Coal Miner’s Daughter.” Additional performances were given by Reba McEntire who performed “You Ain’t Woman Enough,” and Kellie Pickler who covered “I’m a Honky Tonk Girl.”

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via Instagram

The singer was accompanied by Kid Rock and son Ernest Ray Lynn. When she was receiving her Kris Kristofferson Lifetime Achievement Award, she said:

“Hello everybody, I’m Loretta. I want y’all to know I love you. Thank y’all for coming out. songwriter told the Thank y’all. I love ya.”

Here are the other winners from the event:

SONG OF THE YEAR
“BREAK UP IN THE END” Written by Chase McGill, Jessie Jo Dillon, Jon Nite

SONGWRITER/ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Luke Combs

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR
Josh Osborne

PRESIDENT’S KEYSTONE AWARD
George Strait

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Loretta Lynn preparing for the event via Twitter

We at Country Thang Daily congratulates Loretta Lynn and all the other winners!


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