Updates & Early Winners for the ACM Awards + More Country Music News 9 15
The 2020 ACM Awards will open with an all-star performance from the Entertainer of the Year nominees. Carrie Underwood, Eric Church, Luke Combs, Luke Bryan and Thomas Rhett will start Wednesday night's (Sept. 16) CBS broadcast.
Keith Urban is going to host the show from the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, while other performances will originate from the Bluebird Cafe and Ryman Auditorium. on WABI-TV5 tomorrow night beginning at 8p
Keith Urban is bringing Pink with him to the 2020 ACM Awards. The pop star will join the country superstar (and ACMs host) onstage on Wednesday night (Sept. 16), to perform their brand-new collaboration "One Too Many."
"One Too Many" is one of three collaborations on Urban's forthcoming album, The Speed of Now Part 1. The record -- which also features "Out the Cage" with rising country rapper Breland and Chic guitarist Nile Rogers, as well as a version of "We Were" with Eric Church -- is due out on Friday (Sept. 18), meaning Urban and Pink's ACMs performance will be the song's official world premiere. You could win an invite to the Virtual Speed of Now album release party. Info here.
Thomas Rhett is an early 2020 ACM Awards winner. His heartstring-tugging "Remember You Young" music video has been named Video of the Year at the annual awards show.
Rhett's Video of the Year win was announced on Monday morning (Sept. 14), in advance of Wednesday's (Sept. 16) 2020 ACM Awards broadcast. As director and producer, respectively, TK McKamy and Dan Atchison also pick up ACM trophies for the win.
Miranda Lambert and her 2019 Roadside Bars & Pink Guitars tourmates are early 2020 ACM Awards winners. The country superstar, along with Maren Morris, Ashley McBryde, Tenille Townes, Caylee Hammack and Elle King, were announced as Music Event of the Year winners on Monday (Sept. 14), for their collaborative performance of "Fooled Around and Fell in Love."