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WATCH: Chris Young Honors The Teachers Who Supported His Music

It's not every night that a country star pops up on NBC's Nightly News with Lester Holt! 

 

Chris Young stopped by to honor the teachers that made a difference for him growing up and it's super touching! They show how pushing someone with talent to follow their dreams is incredibly important. especially in a day and age where schools are cutting their music and art programs.

Country star Chris Young honors the teacher who supported his music

Along with the Country Music Association Foundation, Young is honoring his high school choral director and other music teachers across the country who first helped stars find their voice.