Trisha Yearwood Honored with June Carter Cash Humanitarian Award at 2024 CMT Music Awards

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Yearwood is set to debut her latest single, “Put It in a Song,” with a live performance at the awards show on April 7th.

Trisha Yearwood’s influence extends beyond her achievements in music and culinary arts, as she’s being recognized for her humanitarian efforts.

PEOPLE exclusively reveals that the Grammy and Emmy winner will be honored with the inaugural June Carter Cash Humanitarian Award at the 2024 CMT Music Awards, scheduled for April 7 at the Moody Center in Austin.

The executive producers of the awards show praised Yearwood’s ability to unite communities, whether through her work with Habitat for Humanity assisting families in need or by supporting aspiring artists and entertainers navigating the industry.

The June Carter Cash Humanitarian Award, inspired by June Carter Cash’s philanthropic endeavors such as her work with SOS Children’s Villages in Austria, recognizes Trisha Yearwood’s unwavering commitment to charitable causes. According to the executive producers of the CMT Music Awards, Yearwood embodies the same resilient spirit as June, who dedicated herself tirelessly to service and community, serving as the inspiration for this prestigious award.

The statement further highlights how both Yearwood and June Carter Cash have set exemplary standards for others to follow, allowing their genuine compassion and authenticity to guide their personal, professional, and public lives.

Beyond her involvement with Habitat for Humanity, Yearwood has made significant contributions to various charitable initiatives. She founded Dottie’s Yard, an organization focused on animal rescue, and has collaborated with numerous other organizations including the Carter Work Project, National Women Build Week, Stanford Women’s Cancer Center, American Cancer Society, Humane Society, Grammy Foundation MusiCares, Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power & Potential, Starkey Hearing Foundation, and Susan B. Komen Foundation, among others.

During the 2024 CMT Music Awards, Yearwood is set to grace the stage with the premiere live performance of her latest single, “Put It in a Song,” marking her return to the awards show stage for the first time since 2019. Co-written by the acclaimed “She’s in Love with the Boy” singer, this new track is slated to feature on her upcoming album.

Additionally, Yearwood and her husband, Garth Brooks, are currently featured on the Prime Video docuseries “Friends in Low Places,” which documents the launch of their Friends in Low Places Bar & Honky-Tonk in Nashville.

Earlier this month, nominations for the 2024 CMT Music Awards were unveiled. Leading the pack are Cody Johnson, Jelly Roll, Kelsea Ballerini, Lainey Wilson, and Megan Moroney, each with three nominations.

Among the first-time nominees for the 2024 CMT Music Awards are Amber Riley, Ashley Cooke, Bret Michaels, Chayce Beckham, Hozier, Koe Wetzel, Stephen Wilson Jr., Tyler Childers, Warren Zeiders, and Zach Bryan.

The highly anticipated Video of the Year category boasts 16 nominees, featuring renowned artists such as Kacey Musgraves, Darius Rucker, Mickey Guyton, Brothers Osborne, and more.

On April 1, the top six nominees selected from the initial round of voting will be revealed. The final three nominees, determined from the second round of voting, will be announced on the day of the awards show.