Swift to get Pinnacle Award
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The Country Music Association Awards (CMAs) aren’t until Wednesday, but Taylor Swift is already a winner.
The CMA will present Swift with its Pinnacle Award, given to an artist who has achieved worldwide success and recognition that’s unique to country music.
Garth Brooks is the only other performer to win the award. It was created in 2005.
Swift is the top nominee at Wednesday’s awards at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. She has six nominations along with Kacey Musgraves, and is going for a third win of top honour entertainer of the year.
Swift will perform on the awards show with Alison Krauss, Vince Gill, Sam Bush, Edgar Meyer and Eric Darken.