McEntire offered a rare and emotional performance of ‘Sweet Dreams’ at last night’s Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum benefit.
The awards will take place with all artists safely installed in one room, and will be broadcast in the US live from Nashville on November 11.
He will receive the honor during the 54th Annual CMA Awards in Nashville on November 11.
The series is in development at NBC, with hour-long episodes that bring the story up to the present day.
The awards will take place at Music City Center in downtown Nashville on Wednesday, November 11, airing on ABC.
The awards will be broadcast live on ABC on Wednesday, November 11.