NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The Academy of Country Music Awards will feature performances by Kane Brown, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line, Mickey Guyton and Morgan Wallen, all from the Grand Ole Opry House.
The lineup was announced for the awards ceremony on Wednesday, which was postponed from April due to the COVID-19 outbreak and first moved from Las Vegas to Nashville, Tennessee. The show will air on CBS on September 16 from three locations around the city, including the Opry House, the Ryman Auditorium and the Bluebird Cafe.
Brown will perform his single “Worldwide Beautiful”, while Bryan, who has been nominated for Entertainer of the Year, will sing “One Margarita”. Church, who has two nominations, including Entertainer of the Year, will play ‘Stick That In Your Country Song’, and nominees Dan + Shay will perform their song ‘I Should Probably Go To Bed’. Florida Georgia Line sings ‘I Love My Country’ and Guyton sings ‘What Are You Gonna Tell Her?’ Wallen will perform his hit “Whiskey Glasses”.
Two awards have already been announced. Riley Green won New Male Artist of the Year and Tenille Townes won New Female Artist of the Year. Both will perform at the Ryman. The Bluebird Cafe will feature performances from Jimmie Allen, Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert with songwriters Natalie Hemby and Luke Dick, and Tim McGraw. And Kelsea Ballerini, Gabby Barrett, Maren Morris, Old Dominion and Thomas Rhett with Jon Pardi will be putting on their shows from the Ryman.
Keith Urban will host the show from the Grand Ole Opry House.