Founders Award to be presented Nov. 8.

ASCAP will honor Emmylou Harris with its Founders Award Nov. 8 during the performing right organization’s 42nd Country Music Awards at Nashville’s Opryland Hotel.

The award is presented to ASCAP songwriter members who have made “an enduring artistic contribution.” Past recipients include Alan Jackson, Garth Brooks, James Taylor, Smokey Robinson and Stevie Wonder.

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