Show to be broadcast from three iconic country venues in Nashville
Academy of Country Music, Dick Clark Productions and CBS have announced Kane Brown, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line, Mickey Guyton and Morgan Wallen have been added to the superstar lineup of artists for the 55th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, and will perform from the Grand Ole Opry House stage. Hosted by reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year and 15-time ACM Award winner Keith Urban, the ACM Awards will be broadcast on Wednesday, September 16th live from 8-11 pm ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network, and will be available to stream on demand on CBS All Access. More exciting performances, unique collaborations and surprising moments will be announced in the coming weeks.
Brown will perform his current single “Worldwide Beautiful;” Bryan will perform his 25th No. 1 hit “One Margarita;” Church will perform his latest single “Stick That In Your Country Song;” Dan + Shay will perform their current single “I Should Probably Go to Bed;” Florida Georgia Line will perform their 17th No. 1 hit “I Love My Country;” Guyton will perform her critically acclaimed song “What Are You Gonna Tell Her?;” and Wallen will perform his multi-week No.1 hit “Whiskey Glasses.”
For the first time in the show’s history, the awards will take place in Nashville, broadcasting from three iconic country music venues: Grand Ole Opry House, Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium and The Bluebird Cafe. As previously announced, artists performing at the Ryman include Kelsea Ballerini, Gabby Barrett, Riley Green, Maren Morris, Old Dominion, and Thomas Rhett featuring Jon Pardi, and Tenille Townes. Artists at The Bluebird Cafe include Jimmie Allen, Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert featuring songwriters Natalie Hemby and Luke Dick, and Tim McGraw.
Author: Buddy Iahn
Buddy Iahn founded The Music Universe when he decided to juxtapose his love of web design and music. As a lifelong drummer, he decided to take a hiatus from playing music to report it. The website began as a fun project in 2013 to one of the top independent news sites.