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4/16/21

The 56th Academy of Country Music Awards will feature an unprecedented number of television-premiere performances, including Elle King and Miranda Lambert's opening the show with “Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home).” 

The lineup includes Dierks Bentley, performing U2’s “Pride (In the Name of Love)” with The War and Treaty, and Jack Ingram, Jon Randall and Lambert on “In His Arms”; Chris Young and Kane Brown will buddy up on “Famous Friends,” while Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd will partner on “Chasing After You.”

Carrie Underwood will perform a medley from her new album of gospel hymns, My Savior, and duet with CeCe WinansKelsea Ballerini and Kenny Chesney will sing “half of my hometown” together and Carly Pearce and Lee Brice will duet on “I Hope You’re Happy Now.”

Thomas Rhett will premiere “What’s Your Country Song” and “Country Again”; Blake Shelton will celebrate the 20th anniversary of his first hit single, “Austin,” and perform “Minimum Wage.”

Booked for solo performances are: Brothers Osborne (“I’m Not for Everyone”), 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 on “Drive (For Daddy Gene)” and Chris Stapleton (“Maggie’s Song”).

Lady A, Jimmie Allen and Gabby Barrett have joined the lineup as well.

Additionally, SiriusXM’s The Highway will transform into the official ACM Awards Radio channel, which will provide exclusive content including backstage and pre-show interviews through the weekend.

Hosted by Keith Urban and Mickey Guyton, presenters for the awards ceremony will include Ingrid AndressBlanco Brown, Amy Grant, Leslie Jordan, Martina McBride, Dolly Parton, Darius Rucker and Clay Walker.

The 56th Academy of Country Music Awards will air 4/18 on CBS at 8pm and will be available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+.