Kenny Chesney will receive the BMI President’s Award at the 64th annual BMI Country Awards on Nov. 1 at the organization’s Nashville headquarters.

The honor is presented to songwriters who have distinctly and profoundly influenced the entertainment industry with their music. Past recipients include Toni Braxton, Brooks & Dunn, Gloria & Emilio Estefan, Adam Levine, Willie Nelson, P!nk and Pitbull.

source : CMT