The show will feature interviews with the star and contributions from Darius Rucker, Loretta Lynn, Shania Twain, and more.
Pride's rise from humble origins picking cotton for his father in Mississippi to becoming country's first Black superstar were universally acknowledged.
The pair gave the new version the perfect launch by performing it as they hosted the 2020 CMA Awards.
The event, hosted by Reba McEntire and Darius Rucker, marked the first time the country community had come together in person for many months.
The new song was written by Rhett, Ashley Gorley, Jesse Frasure, Parker Welling, and the artist's father and erstwhile country star Rhett Akins.
The additional performers will join Justin Bieber, Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris, and more for country music's biggest night.
Pardi will honor Joe Diffie while Little Big Town pay tribute to another fallen favorite, Kenny Rogers.
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.