WASHINGTON D.C. (KXAN) — Congratulations are in order this morning for a Texas Legend.
Willie Nelson is in Washington D.C. to accept the Gershwin Prize for a lifetime of contributions to popular music.
Austin Congressman Lloyd Doggett posted a photo of his meeting with Willie.
The singer is the seventh person to receive the honor.
Other Gershwin winners include Billy Joel and Stevie Wonder.