Hank Jr. to Receive BMI Icon Award

Hank Williams, Jr. will be honored as a BMI Icon at the U.S. performing rights organization’s 56th annual Country Awards, Nov. 11, at the company’s Music Row offices in Nashville.

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The artists and songwriters named BMI Icons have had “a unique and indelible influence on generations of music makers.” Hank Jr. will be saluted at the invitation-only event with an all-star musical tribute. The list of past honorees includes country music legends Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Dolly Parton and Loretta Lynn.

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