Carrie Underwood, Chris Stapleton, Luke Combs, Ricky Skaggs & Others to Honor Vince Gill
Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood, Chris Stapleton, Cody Johnson, Luke Combs, Maren Morris and Ricky Skaggs will be paying tribute to country music superstar Vince Gill in an upcoming special, CMT Giants: Vince Gill, premiering Sept. 16 at 8 p.m. CT exclusively on CMT.
Emmylou Harris, Keith Urban, Reba McEntire, Rodney Crowell and Sting also appear as special guests to share stories, reflect on their time working with Gill, and speak to his lasting impact on country music. The special will also feature a sit-down interview with Gill reflecting on his career, songwriting, musical influences and future plans, all fit with rare photos, performance footage, and interviews from the vault.
"From his timeless song catalog, numerous awards and unmatched musicianship, to the respect and camaraderie cultivated among his fellow musicians, and of course, his signature sense of humor, we can all agree Vince is a true titan in country music," shares Margaret Comeaux, CMT's Senior Vice President of Production, Music & Events. "He is a true 'artist's artist' who has touched fans worldwide with his music and songwriting, and we couldn't be more thrilled to bestow him with our most esteemed CMT Giants distinction."
The new special will mark the first-ever televised performance from Belmont University's new Fisher Center for the Performing Arts in Nashville.
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