Lori McKenna is the First Female ACM Songwriter of the Year Winner in 52 Years, But…

Lori McKenna is the First Female ACM Songwriter of the Year Winner in 52 Years, But…

In the entire 52-year history of the Academy of Country Music Awards, there has never been female winner of the organization’s Songwriter of the Year award, until now. Lori McKenna, who has been on one incredible run with her solo-written song “Humble and Kind,” has broken what appears to be a half century-long barrier.