The Academy of Country Music today announced Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert, Tim McGraw, Maren Morris, Jimmie Allen, Kelsea Ballerini, Gabby Barrett, Old Dominion and Thomas Rhett featuring Jon Pardi as performers for the 55th Academy Of Country Music Awards live from Nashville.
For the first time in the show’s history, the 55th ACM Awards will take place in Nashville, broadcasting from three iconic Country Music venues: Grand Ole Opry House, Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium and The Bluebird Cafe.
Artists at the Ryman include Kelsea Ballerini performing “Hole in the Bottle,” Gabby Barrett performing her No. 1 hit “I Hope,” Maren Morris performing “To Hell & Back,” Old Dominion performing a special medley of their No. 1 hits, and Thomas Rhett featuring Jon Pardi, performing their No. 1 hit “Beer Can’t Fix.”
Artists at The Bluebird Cafe include Jimmie Allen performing his No.1 hit “Make Me Want To,” Luke Combs performing “Better Together,” Miranda Lambert featuring songwriters Natalie Hemby and Luke Dick performing “Bluebird,” and Tim McGraw performing his recently released single “I Called Mama.”
Additional acts and presenters, including artists performing from the Grand Ole Opry House, will be announced in the coming weeks.
Hosted by Keith Urban, the 55th ACM Awards will be broadcast on Wednesday, September 16 (live 8:00-11:00 PM ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network, and will be available to stream on demand on CBS All Access.