Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Academy of Country Music Awards set for Sunday, April 5, had to be postponed until Wednesday, September 16 at 8p.m. ET on CBS. In the award’s place, the ACM’s put together the ACM Presents: Our Country special to air during the original April 5th ACM slot. The special featured acoustic performances from artists’ homes, classic ACM flashbacks, and uplifting messages and music from the country music family. If you missed the special, check out the artist’s performances below from the show and the pre-show!
Keith Urban, “Wasted Time”
Lady Antebellum, “What I’m Leaving For”
Carrie Underwood, “Drinking Alone”
Brad Paisley and Darius Rucker, “Mud On The Tires” and “Wagon Wheel”
Brad Paisley and Darius Rucker, “Lucille” and “The Gambler”
Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani, “Nobody But You”
Miranda Lambert, “Bluebird”
Dierks Bentley, “I Hold On”
Luke Combs, “Beautiful Crazy”
Eric Church, “Never Break Heart”
Kelsea Ballerini, “homecoming queen?”
Shania Twain, “Honey I’m Home” and “Man! I Feel Like A Woman”
Thomas Rhett, “Be A Light”
Tim McGraw, “Humble And Kind”
Kane Brown and John Legend, ‘Last Time I Say Sorry”
Luke Bryan, “Most People Are Good”
Luke Bryan, “Coward Of The County”
Old Dominion, “Some People Do”
Little Big Town, “Next To You”
Sheryl Crow, “I Shall Believe”
Carly Pearce and Lee Brice, “I Hope You’re Happy Now” (Pre-show)
Lauren Alaina, “Getting Good” (Pre-show)
Mickey Guyton, “Hold On” (Pre-show)
Ashely McBryde, “One Night Standards” (Pre-show)
Caylee Hammack, “Forged In The Fire” (Pre-show)
Chris Young, “Pickup Man” (Pre-show)
Ingrid Andress, “More Hearts Than Mine” (Pre-show)
Tenille Townes, “The Most Beautiful Things” (Pre-show)
Gabby Barrett, “I Hope” (Pre-show)
Lindsay Ell, “I Don’t Love You” (Pre-show)
You can watch the full pre-show below.
The ACM Awards will now be held on Wednesday, September 16 at 8p.m. ET on CBS. For the first time ever, reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year Keith Urban will host the awards. Also for the first time ever, the awards will be held in Nashville, Tennessee rather than in their recent home in Las Vegas. The awards will be spread over three iconic Nashville music venues, the Grand Ole Opry, the Ryman Auditorium and the Bluebird Cafe. Stay tuned for additional details about performers and more. In the meantime, check out the nominees for the 55th Annual ACM Awards here.
Photo Credit: @carlypearce / Instagram
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