Star-studded special to celebrate Vince Gill's career

The special, "CMT GIANTS: Vince Gill," will air Sept. 16 at 9 p.m. ET on CMT.

ByGood Morning America via via logo
August 05, 2022, 1:05 PM

Many of your favorite artists are joining forces to celebrate country music sensation Vince Gill.

CMT has announced an upcoming special to honor the hitmaker's career, "CMT GIANTS: Vince Gill," airing Sept. 16 at 9 p.m. ET.

Some of the artists who will appear include Carrie Underwood, Luke Combs, Brad Paisley, Maren Morris, Chris Stapleton, Cody Johnson and Ricky Skaggs, who will perform Gill's hits during the 90-minute special.

Gill, a 22-time Grammy winner, has made -- and continues to make -- an immeasurable impact in the music industry in both his solo career and his time in bands Pure Prairie League, The Cherry Bombs, The Time Jumpers and The Eagles.

During the upcoming CMT special, other top artists, including Keith Urban, Reba McEntire and Sting, will share their thoughts on his impact and some of their favorite memories made while working with him.

Along with special photos and videos of Gill from notable performances throughout his career, the program will also include a new interview with Gill about "his career, his classic songwriting, musical influences and his future plans," the network said.

Other artists who have been celebrated in the "CMT GIANTS" franchise include McEntire, Hank Williams, Jr., Alan Jackson, Kenny Rogers and Charley Pride.

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