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Carrie Underwood to receive ACM Award for achievement in country music

Mar 23 2014, 9:32pm CDT | by , in News | Other Stuff

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Carrie Underwood to receive ACM Award for achievement in country music
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Carrie Underwood has been chosen to receive the Gene Weed Achievement Award.

Country crooner Carrie Underwood first caught America's attention when she won the fourth season of American Idol in 2005.

She has been unstoppable since then, winning six Grammy Awards, sixteen Billboard Music Awards, eleven Academy of Country Music Awards, seven American Music Awards, and a nomination to the Golden Globe Awards for Best Original Song.

Underwood, who recently turned 31 this month, will receive another prestigious recognition from the Academy of Country Music. Specifically, Underwood was chosen for the Gene Weed Achievement Award - a recognition that acknowledges unprecedented, unique and outstanding individual achievement in country music.

She will be receiving the award together with Rascal Flatts, Toby Keith, and Ronnie Milsap on September 9 at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. Rascal Flatts will receive the Jim Reeves International Award. Toby Keith and Ronnie Milsapwill is receiving the Career Achievement Award.

Meanwhile, Carrie Underwood's “Blown Away Medley” continues to dominate the number one spot on the Top 20 Country Countdown.   

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