When Kane Brown broke down at the CMT Artists of the 12 months tournament on Wednesday (Oct. 16) while dedicating his award to his drummer, Kenny Dixon, who died in a automobile accident Oct. 12, he wasn’t the finest one who brought the group to tears.
Fellow honoree Thomas Rhett rose to the occasion by the usage of his acceptance speech to bring non secular beef up to Brown.
“I lawful deserve to recall up Kane and his household,” Rhett said at the podium. “And I deserve to recall up his drummer, and their household. And I produce now no longer know if this is extremely primitive, however can I lawful pray? In actuality rapidly. Is that OK with every person?”
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The viewers cheered Rhett’s affirm, so he persevered. “Father God, we love You so noteworthy. Whereas moreover one thing that we can’t comprehend. And so lawful now I pray that You doubtlessly will doubtless be with Kane and his household, and his drummer Kenny and his household, and bring them peace that finest You understand the formula to bring any individual.”
Brown’s drummer Dixon became once lawful 27 years ragged when he misplaced his life in a automobile fracture. Neither tablets nor alcohol are considered a part in the fracture, in step with authorities. His funeral will most doubtless be held Oct. 20. Brown has rescheduled his upcoming Los Angeles date on Oct. 18.
Rhett and Brown own been two of 5 honorees at the 2019 CMT Artists of the 12 months tournament, joining Carrie Underwood, Dan + Shay, and Luke Combs.
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