UPDATE: Country music legend Toby Keith will receive the Country Icon Award at the 2023 People’s Choice Country Awards with a heartfelt tribute by fellow Oklahoman Blake Shelton, NBC and Peacock announced July 18. The singer will be recognized for his decades-long career as a groundbreaking musician, humanitarian and entrepreneur.
Plus, Keith, Shelton and fellow country superstars Carly Pearce, Dan + Shay, HARDY, Jelly Roll, Kane Brown, Kelsea Ballerini, Little Big Town and Wynonna Judd will all take the iconic Grand Ole Opry House stage to perform their biggest hits during the ceremony.
The People’s Choice Awards is expanding.
On March 9, NBC announced the first-ever People’s Choice Country Awards is set to air live from the world-famous Grand Ole Opry stage in Nashville on Sept. 28, 2023 across NBC and Peacock.
The two-hour ceremony will “lean into the rich connection between country music and the Opry through chart-topping musical performances, genre-bending collaborations, legendary tributes and surprise moments,” NBC revealed.