Rascal Flatts Honored By ACM

The Academy of Country Music and The Home Depot have announced that Rascal Flatts will be the 2008 recipient of the Academy of Country Music/The Home Depot Humanitarian Award.

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The award will be presented to the trio during the telecast of the 43rd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, May 18, on CBS-TV at 8 p.m. ET, from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. “We have been blessed with some incredible successes in our career the past couple of years,” says the group’s Joe Don Rooney. “The most rewarding thing for us is the opportunity to give back to our communities. We’d like to thank The Home Depot and the Academy for recognizing us in such a humbling way.”

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