Brandi Carlile will be honored with the CMT Impact Award at next week’s CMT’s Next Women of Country celebration. The seventh-annual event will take place Tuesday at the Country Music Hall of Fame, hosted by Martina McBride and CMT’s Leslie Fram.
This year’s Impact Award, which be presented by singer-songwriter Lucie Silvas and Change the Conversation co-founder, Tracy Gershon, will honor Brandi for her “outstanding achievements and contributions to women in the country music, while impacting songwriting, recording, radio airplay, record sales, streams, media impressions, awards and touring in country music over the past year.”
“Not only is she one of the greatest performers of our time, she’s an incredible advocate and champion for her fellow female artists, lending her support and star power to up-and-coming artists in the genre,” Fram shares. “We are truly thrilled to celebrate her monumental achievements, both as a solo artist, producer, and as a member of the groundbreaking group The Highwomen with this Impact Award.”
Previous Impact Award winners include Maren Morris, Kelsea Ballerini and Brandy Clark.