Taylor Swift will be welcomed at the 55th Academy of Country Music Awards and will be presented with a new collaboration on Wednesday 16 September from Keith Urban & P-NK. 16. But one of the highly anticipated performances are you counting the hours?
Nine-time ACM Award winner Swift, whose latest studio album is social litrature Tops the Billboard 200 for six weeks, coming back to perform the country-leaning fan-favorite track “Betty” for the first time in seven years. Meanwhile, 15-time ACM Award winners Urban and Pink will come together for the world television premiere of their brand new collaboration “One to Much,” from the country’s forthcoming album. Speed now, part 1.
Billboard On Monday (September 14) broke the news that all five nominees for Entertainment of the Year – Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Luke Coombs and Thomas Rhett – would take the stage to perform a mid-performance of their biggest hits. In addition, Riley Green and Tennil Townes, the new male and female actors of the ACM coronation, will also perform.
For the first time in the history of the awards show, ACM will be broadcast live from Nashville, with socially distorted performances from the Grand Ole Opry House, the historic Raman Auditorium, and The Bluebird Cafe.
The 55th ACM Awards on CBS and CBS All Access will go live on Wednesday September 16 at 8 pm ET (delayed for the West Coast). (The event is produced by Dick Clark Productions, which shares with a parent company Billboard.)
So which performance can’t you wait to see? Vote below!