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Carrie Underwood performs onstage everywhere in the 53rd Academy of Country Song Awards at MGM Gargantuan Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas.
It be going to be a mammoth originate! The 2020 ACM Awards will kick off its 55th annual ceremony Wednesday (Sept. 16) with a efficiency by the nominees for entertainer of the yr, Billboard can solely direct.
The nominees — Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Luke Combs and Thomas Rhett — will be performing a medley of their ideal hits.
Billboard can additionally solely gift the winners of the song event of the yr, songwriter of the yr and video of the yr categories. For event of the yr, Miranda Lambert’s “Fooled Around and Fell in Like” — which parts Maren Morris, Ashley McBryde, Tenille Townes, Caylee Hammack and Elle King — took dwelling the glory.
Rhett landed the take for video of the yr with “Bear in mind You Younger,” whereas Hillary Lindsey nabbed songwriter of the yr. The three categories were introduced off-camera sooner than the camouflage.
The ACM Awards additionally introduced on Sunday (Sept. 13) that Taylor Swift will be making her mammoth return to the camouflage’s stage — it will be her first position for the event in seven years. The primary individual will be performing her song “Betty” off her new hit album, Folklore, from the Gargantuan Ole Opry Residence.
Other beforehand introduced performers embody Blake Shelton featuring Gwen Stefani, Kane Brown, Tim McGraw, Kelsea Ballerini, Florida Georgia Line, and more.
The 55th ACM Awards airs Sept. 16 at 8 p.m. on CBS. (The event is produced by dick clark productions, which shares a dad or mum firm with Billboard.)