Darius Rucker, Cam, Kip Moore and more headed to the Ryman Auditorium on Wednesday night (Aug. 22) for the 2018 ACM Honors ceremony. The ceremony recognizes the winners of the ACM's Special Awards, Industry Awards and Studio Recording Awards, as well as 2018's Songwriter of the Year recipient.

Out front, the night's famous attendees posed for the cameras and spoke with journalists lined up along the red carpet; backstage, they could be found hanging out together, posing with their trophies and toasting to their success. Readers can flip through the photo gallery above to see red carpet and backstage photos from the 2018 ACM Honors event.

Lauren Alaina and Jon Pardi co-hosted the 12th annual ACM Honors event, which featured performances from Kassi AshtonDeana CarterDustin LynchAshley McBryde and more. Rucker, Dierks Bentley and Alan Jackson were among the evening's honorees.