Randy Travis To Be Honored With Career Achievement Award

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(Radio.com) Country Music Hall of Famer Randy Travis is set to be honored with the Country Radio Seminar's 2016 Artist Career Achievement Award on June 22nd.

The award is presented every year to an artist that has significantly contributed to the development and promotion of country music and radio. Josh Turner, who has been compared to Travis many times, will perform in his honor at the event.

Travis, a Grammy and ACM winner, has released 50 songs that have charted, including 16 number one singles. The singer calls the CRS Award "an honor quite unlike any other."

"The artist's and the broadcaster's relationship is one of unspoken respect," Travis says in a press release. "I appreciate so much the kindness I have been shown over the years by radio' You have each become a part of my success and allowed my fans an opportunity to know me better--as an artist and as a person. Thank you for believing in me' and in my body of work. It is you which I take my hat off to." Read more here.

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