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Reba McEntire has her shelves stacked with awards she’s won, and she’s about to add a big one. Reba will receive the 2019 Artist of a Lifetime Award at the 2019 CMT Artists of the Year ceremony.

Reba said, “I have loved entertaining people since I was a little girl and after being in the music business for more than 40 years, I’m still having so much fun! For CMT to recognize me as the ‘Artist of A Lifetime’ is pretty special.”

She posted to Instagram last night, “And I’m honored to be celebrated!!! ???????????? Looking forward to a great night! Thanks @cmt!!!”

She follows in the footsteps of a handful of her fellow icons; Loretta Lynn, Shania Twain, Kenny Rogers and Merle Haggard have also received the CMT Artist of a Lifetime accolade.

McEntire will receive the Artist of a Lifetime award during the ceremony when it airs live from the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville on October 16.

Carrie Underwood, Luke Combs, Thomas Rhett, Dan + Shay and Kane Brown have been named as the 2019 CMT Artists of the Year.