Gibson playing country star Brad Paisley was presented with the prestigious CMA International Artist Achievement Award during CMA Music Fest last week.
CMA Chief Executive Officer Steve Moore said: “Brad is an outstanding ambassador for Country Music around the globe. CMA is proud to present him with our International Artist Achievement Award.”
Brad Paisley has performed in Canada, Europe, and Japan. In 2010, he played in London for the first time and performed in front of two sold-out audiences at the Shepherd’s Bush Empire before travelling to Norway for the Notodden Musikk Festival.
In 2011, he played a highly acclaimed show at the O2 Arena in London; three sold-out shows in Ireland; and four shows in Scandinavia where he performed in front of a combined total of more than 40,000 fans.