Gretchen Peters announced as ACM Poet’s Award Honoree

Gretchen Peters announced as ACM Poet’s Award Honoree

Congratulations to Gretchen Peters who has been announced as an ACM Poet’s Award Honoree. The award is presented by the Academy of Country Music to a Country Music songwriter for outstanding and longstanding musical and/or lyrical contributions throughout their career, with special consideration given to a song or songs’ impact on the culture of Country Music.

On a news story on her website, Gretchen said “I’m honored to be receiving the Poet’s Award from the Academy this summer” whilst her husband, Barry Walsh commented on social media “So proud of my wife for this recognition. She was a trail blazer at a time when it wasn’t easy for a woman to be taken seriously. So well-deserved.”

The 14th annual ACM HONORS™ will take place on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN to celebrate special honorees and off-camera category winners from the 55th and 56th Academy of Country Music Awards.

Tickets go on-sale to the general public at 10 AM CST Friday, June 18, 2021 at www.ticketmaster.com. Prices range from $85- $142.