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Taylor Swift and Garth Brooks to receive special ACM Awards

Country music superstars Taylor Swift, Garth Brooks and George Strait will be among the magnificent seven recipients of special Milestone trophies at the upcoming Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards in Texas.

Officials of the Academy will be handing out 50th Anniversary Milestone Awards to seven of the annual prizegiving's biggest winners.


Miranda Lambert, Kenny Chesney, Reba McEntire and Brooks & Dunn will also pick up the black diamond and white gold trophies designed by celebrity jeweller David Yurman.


The seven honored artists have set records with wins at the ACMs - Strait has won 21 prizes over four consecutive decades, and duo Brooks & Dunn have raked in the most trophies with 27.


The prizes will be handed out during the 50th annual ACM Awards on 19 April (15).