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CMT Music Awards' Johnny Cash Visionary Award recipient Kris Kristofferson
Songwriter. Singer. Actor. Rhodes scholar. Country-music icon. Kris Kristofferson may be the ultimate Renaissance man — and perhaps the coolest dude on the planet. Tonight, the 70-year-old outlaw receives the Johnny Cash Visionary Award at the 2007 CMT Music Awards (starting at 8 pm/ET), which honors country-music videos and features performances by everyone from Kenny Chesney to Carrie Underwood. We spoke with Kristofferson about his storied career. (Also check out our recent Q&As with CMT Music Award nominees