Randy Travis will be honored with the “Artist of a Lifetime” award at this year’s CMT Artists of the Year event. The show will air live from Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center on Wednesday, October 13th at 9 p.m. ET on CMT.  

Randy said, "To think you receive a Lifetime Achievement award for sharing your heart with the world through music is really beyond words of gratitude. CMT has been so good to me throughout my career and I'm happy they believe I gave something in return. I'm blessed and most thankful."

Randy will join previously announced 2021 honorees Chris Stapleton, Gabby Barrett, Kane Brown, Kelsea Ballerini and Luke Combs as well as Breakthrough Artist of the Year Mickey Guyton