WATCH: Lady A Pay Tribute to “90s Country Royalty,” Clint Black, During ACM Honors


The 2023 ACM Honors aired on Monday night on Fox hosted by Carly Pearce.

Lady A was among the acts who took the stage to pay tribute to “90s country royalty,” Clint Black, with a performance of his hit song “A Bad Goodbye.”  Black recorded the hit back in 1993 with Wynonna Judd and it earned him an ACM nomination for Vocal Event of the Year.

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Black received the ACM Poet’s Award during the ceremony and delivered a heartfelt speech.

“I’m always so moved to watch each of these wonderful recipients. I just love to see people’s lives and their careers and their achievements laid out before them and see them honored. It always just makes my heart swell up.”

He continued, “Watching it happen to me, I’m very moved, almost to tears because I’m taking it all to heart.”

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Additional honorees included Chris Stapleton, who won the ACM Triple Crown Award at the event, and Kane Brown who received the ACM International Award. Mary Chapin Carpenter was also presented with the Poet’s Award, and K.T. Oslin earned it posthumously. Charlie Daniels received a posthumous ACM Spirit Award at the ceremony. Tim McGraw was presented with the Icon Award. 

The 2023 ACM Honors full broadcast will be available to stream via Hulu beginning Tuesday (Sept. 19). 

(Music Mayhem)