Jim Lauderdale will be honored with SESAC’s “Inspiration Award” at their upcoming Nashville Music Awards, to be held on November 8th at the SESAC Nashville headquarters. This invitation-only event honors the top country and Americana songwriters and publishers.
Two-time Grammy winner Lauderdale, who is being recognized for his timeless, genre-defying music, has penned songs for George Strait, Lee Ann Womack, Vince Gill, the Dixie Chicks and Patty Loveless, among others. He has collaborated with Elvis Costello, Emmylou Harris, Ralph Stanley, and a multitude of artists across the country and Americana spectrum.
The SESAC Nashville Music Awards, which is the only performing rights organization show that honors music in the Americana genre, will also feature a performance from iconic Texas artist Ray Wylie Hubbard and other surprise guests. Over 400 of the industry’s top artists, songwriters, publishers and music executives are expected to attend the event.