Toby Keith To Receive Country Icon Award At People’s Choice Country Awards

Toby Keith is set to be honored with the Country Icon Award at the inaugural People’s Choice Country Awards.

The People’s Choice Country Awards are scheduled to take place at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville on Thursday, September 28.

“We’re overjoyed to honor legendary artist Toby Keith with the first-ever Country Icon Award,” said Cassandra Tryon, Senior Vice President, Entertainment Live Events, NBCUniversal Television and Streaming. “As a talented songwriter and powerhouse performer, Keith has touched the hearts of fans across the globe. His illustrious career and passion for philanthropy has cemented his place as an icon in country music history.”

Country superstar Blake Shelton will present the award to Toby Keith.

According to a press release, the award honors Keith for “his decades-long career as a groundbreaking musician, humanitarian and entrepreneur.”

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