The announcement was made today (Tuesday) at the Hall of Fame in Nashville. Hunter Hayeswas on hand to introduce Ronnie as the newest member in the modern era inductee category. 

Bluegrass great Mac Wiseman will be inducted in the veterans' era category, and Hank Cochran will be posthumously inducted in the songwriters category.

The induction ceremony will take place at the Country Music Hall of Fame later this year.