Being inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame is one of the greatest honors in the genre, and Alan Jackson's induction ceremony was one for the books. The 2017 soiree brought out many of the country music elite to honor Jackson and is fellow inductees Don Schlitz and the late Jerry Reed, and the gallery above proves it was a night to remember.

The legendary Loretta Lynn made quite a resounding impression on the crowd, making her first public appearance since her stroke in May of 2017 just to surprise Jackson and honor him and his legacy with a host of kind words.

Loretta Lynn's Speech for Alan Jackson Was Inspiring

George Strait was also a welcomed guest, paying tribute to his longtime friend with a poignant performance of one of his most beloved hits, "Remember When." Vince Gill also made an appearance to pay homage to Schlitz, while Alison Krauss, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Charlie Worsham and more graced the audience with performances honoring the inductees.

Scroll through the gallery to see some of the best shots from the 2017 Country Music Hall of Fame induction ceremony.