Hardy did not maintain something again when he took the stage in the course of the 2023 ACM Honors broadcast on Fox on Monday evening (Sept. 18), delivering an emotional speech about what his journey to Nashville success means to him.
The country-rock singer-songwriter was available on the Ryman Auditorium in downtown Nashville in the course of the dwell ceremony on Aug. 23 to obtain the award for ACM Artist/Songwriter of the Yr, and he thanked all of those that have helped him go from hit songwriter to award-winning artist.
The present aired on Fox on Sept. 18.
Bailey Zimmerman was additionally current on the awards to pay musical tribute to Hardy, singing an acoustic model of “Signed, Sober You” for the industry-only crowd.
Hardy thanked his label and his workforce throughout his speech, reflecting on his first publishing deal practically a decade in the past and his report deal not lengthy after. “I am so grateful,” he mentioned, noting how excellent the title of the award is due to his love of each writing and singing. “I really like singing songs … this can be a large honor.
It was evening of huge wins. Chris Stapleton took house the ACM Triple Crown Award on the occasion, whereas Kane Brown was available to obtain the ACM Worldwide Award. Mary Chapin Carpenter and Clint Black additionally acquired the Poet’s Award, and Ok.T. Oslin earned it posthumously. Charlie Daniels acquired a posthumous ACM Spirit Award on the ceremony, which aired on Fox on Monday evening.
Lee Brice, Trisha Yearwood, Billy Ray Cyrus, Lady A, Brett Young, Brandy Clark and the War and Treaty had been among the many different artists who gave tribute performances to acknowledge the night’s winners.
Carly Pearce hosted the 2023 ACM Honors, which will probably be accessible to stream by way of Hulu starting Tuesday (Sept. 19).