The event, hosted by Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton, saw Garth Brooks win the showpiece Entertainer of the Year award.
'Coward Of The County' became a rare UK country No. 1 on 16 February 1980.
Also in Grammys news, stars including J Balvin, Arturo Sandoval, Ricky Martin and Young Thug are set to join Camila Cabello onstage at this year's awards.
The single entered the country chart on 23 January 1982 to become the 67th appearance there by one of the genre's true greats.
Steve Winwood plays the organ, Ozzy Osbourne models a Christmas jumper and Smokey Robinson remembers a holiday Motown Revue.
'Searching (For Someone Like You)' went on to be one of Kitty's longest-running hits, in a career that was full of them.
Chris Stapleton, Leon Bridges and Norah Jones have already been confirmed for the event, which in 2019 honors country legend Dolly Parton.
Shawn Mendes, Pink and Mark Ronson also on board for Grammy weekend salute to country legend.
Lady Gaga, Kacey Musgraves and Dolly Parton are just a few of the star names donating gear via the Reverb auction for the Girls Rock Camp Alliance.
Kenny Rogers has announced a star-studded final Nashville concert, at the Bridgestone Arena, as part of his farewell tour of 2017
Born In Bristol, the film marking the 90th anniversary of “the birth of country music,” receives its UK premiere on 11/12 March at the London C2C Festival.
Alison Krauss will release the new album Windy City, her first as a solo artist without Union Station for 17 years, on 3 March, 2017 on Decca/Capitol.
Nina Simone, the Velvet Underground, Sly Stone, Jimmie Rodgers and others will receive the Recording Academy's Lifetime Achievement Awards for 2017.
'Forever Country,' the all-star single released by 30 CMA Award-winning artists, is off to a spectacular start on sales, streaming and airplay charts.
'Forever Country,' the multi-artist song and accompanying video created to celebrate the upcoming 50th CMA Awards, has made its worldwide radio debut.
Tim McGraw has landed his 26th No. 1 on Billboard's Hot Country Songs with 'Humble And Kind,' to overtake Dolly Parton's total of 25.