Taylor Swift, Garth Brooks Among ACM 50th Anniversary Milestone Award Recipients


By Annie Reuter

In celebration of 50 years of the ACM Awards, the Academy of Country Music announced today (March 25) that seven artists will be recognized with its 50th Anniversary Milestone Award.

The Milestone Award goes to seven of the ACM Awards’ biggest winners. Recipients will include Taylor SwiftKenny ChesneyGeorge StraitMiranda LambertGarth BrooksReba McEntire and Brooks & Dunn.

Each winner will receive a trophy designed by jeweler David Yurman, which includes black diamonds, sterling silver and white gold.

Related: Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert Among ACM Party for a Cause Performers

Brooks & Dunn are the most-awarded artist, having received 27 ACM Awards. Lambert has been the most-awarded female solo artist with 18 ACM Awards, while McEntire has the most Female Vocalist of the Year awards with seven trophies.

Meanwhile, Swift is recognized as the youngest Entertainer of the Year winner, as she won that award at the age of 21. Brooks has received the most Entertainer of the Year awards with six, while Chesney is a close second with four awards.

The 50th annual ACM Awards air Sunday, April 19 at 8 p.m. ET on CBS. Get exclusive merchandise for the 2015 ACMs here.

Read more about the 2015 ACM Awards on Radio.com

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