Vince Gill already has a whopping 20 Grammy awards, and now he's being honored by the Recording Academy once again. Vince will be the guest of honor at the first ever 'Grammy Salute to Country' event.

"We are thrilled to be celebrating country music in its epicenter of Nashville, and to honor a legendary artist like Vince Gill who has made an indelible mark on the genre," President/CEO of the Recording Academy, Neil Portnow, stated.

The event, which will be held September 9 at the famous Loveless Barn, will feature tributes by several artists, including Alison Krauss, Brad Paisley, Michael McDonald, Steve Martin and Vince's wife, Amy Grant. Vince will also be presented with The Recording Academy President's Merit Award.

Past recipients of the prestigious award include jazz legend Cassandra Wilson, Blue Note Records, Sir Neville Mariner with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Sandi Patti and the Winans.