Country Music News

The 56th Annual Academy of Country Music has announced their performance lineup for Sunday night (4/18) and it’s going to feature all of country music’s superstars and more.

The 56th ACM Awards will feature an unprecedented number of world television premiere performances including the following:

  • Elle King and Miranda Lambert opening the show with “Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home)”
  • Dierks Bentley performing U2’s poignant classic “Pride (In The Name of Love)” with husband and wife duo The War and Treaty
  • Brothers Osborne (“I’m Not For Everyone”)
  • Kenny Chesney (“Knowing You”)
  • Eric Church (“Bunch Of Nothing”)
  • Luke Combs (“Forever After All”)
  • Dan + Shay (“Glad You Exist”)
  • Mickey Guyton (“Hold On”)
  • Alan Jackson with “You’ll Always Be My Baby” and a special mashup for “Drive (For Daddy Gene)”
  • Miranda Lambert with Jack Ingram and Jon Randall (“In His Arms”)
  • Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd (“Chasing After You”)
  • Thomas Rhett premiering “What’s Your Country Song” and “Country Again”
  • Blake Shelton celebrating the 20th Anniversary of his first hit single “Austin” as well as “Minimum Wage”
  • Chris Stapleton (“Maggie’s Song”)
  • Chris Young and Kane Brown (“Famous Friends”)

Keith Urban and Mickey Guyton, the 56th ACM Awards® will air live on Sunday, April 18 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network and will be available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+.

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