ACM Awards Announce Early Winners & More Performers

By: Cheryl Johnstone


Country Music News

The Academy of Country Music (ACM) has announced additional details about who will be performing during the ACM Awards on Wednesday, September 16, and they handed out more early awards.

The Video of the Year winner is Thomas Rhett’s “Remember You Young”. He could end up having a huge night. He’s also up Entertainer of the Year, Male Artist of the Year . . . and Album of the Year for “Center Point Road”.

The winners for Vocal Event of the Year are Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris, Ashley McBryde, Tenille Townes, Caylee Hammack, and Elle King for their remake of the ’70s classic “Fooled Around And Fell In Love”.

That’s Tenille Townes’ second ACM award this year. She was named New Female Artist of the Year last month. It’s ALSO Miranda Lambert’s 35th ACM win, which makes her the most-awarded ACM artist of all time.

There will be tons of performances, including each Entertainer of the Year nominee will do a medley of their own hits. That’s Carrie Underwood, Eric Church, Luke Combs, Luke Bryan, and Thomas Rhett.

Taylor Swift will perform live for the first time in seven years. She will be in Nashville to sing “Betty” from her new Folklore album at the Grand Ole Opry House.

Keith Urban is set to perform a song off his upcoming album called “One Too Many,” featuring pop star P!nk.

Keith will also be hosting as performances will be taking place at three different Nashville locations because of safety protocols.

“I’m gonna be hosting from the Grand Ole Opry, but [we] over to the infamous Bluebird Café and doing some performances over there too.”

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