Taylor Swift will obtain “Betty” on the Academy of Nation Tune Awards telecast Wednesday, her first time performing on any country awards demonstrate in seven years.
Swift will remark from the stage of the Immense Ole Opry House, one in every of three iconic Nashville venues (the diversified two being the Ryman and Bluebird Cafe) being used as a rental inferior for the ACMs this twelve months.
Swift made the announcement on her social media accounts concurrent with a promotional pain that appeared on ACMs host network CBS in the course of an NFL broadcast Sunday. “Bout to illustrate up at your celebration @acmawards,” she wrote on her Instagram Story.
Taylor Swift ACM Awards Instagram Story
The closing time Swift sang on a country demonstrate, she had no longer yet officially announced her transition to “deciding on a lane” and being a pop performer, as she did with the launch of the “1989” album in 2014. When she closing she performed on the ACMs in 2013, it turned into as a guest celebrity on Tim McGraw’s rendition of his hit “Twin carriageway Don’t Care,” along with Keith Urban. The twelve months 2013 also marked the closing time she performed on the CMA Awards, when she sang her then-present “Red” in a stripped-down environment with the abet of Vince Gill and Alison Krauss.
Starting with “1989,” none of Swift’s music has been pushed to country radio, even supposing itsy-bitsy of it would possibly perchance possibly in all probability perchance well perchance were lawful for the structure scared of a remix, which she declined to enable. On the quite a whole lot of hand, “Betty,” which harks lend a hand in its sound to early hits be pleased “Admire Story,” has gotten an unswerving launch to the country structure. It didn’t obtain a remix for country radio, however the in every other case candy song did obtain a lyrical substitution, for its most tart line — from “Would you present me to transfer f— myself” to “Would you present me to transfer straight to hell” — that presumably regularly is the model performed on the ACMs.
Swift has returned to the country reveals as a presenter or winner in singular appearances in intervening years. In 2015, she got here lend a hand to the ACMs to receive a Milestone Award. In 2016, she made a return teach over with to the CMAs to present the entertainer of the twelve months award.
Swift’s Milestone Award from the ACMs 5 years ago capped a bustle of nine awards she got from the org in the course of her bustle as a core country artist, including receiving the entertainer of the twelve months accolade twice.
The ACM Awards can be broadcast on CBS Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET/PT and 7 CT. Other performers contain Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris, Carrie Underwood, Luke Combs, Luke Bryan, Kelsea Ballerini and host Keith Urban.