Wednesday, March 11, 2020
– While many musical events are being felled by coronavirus, the Academy of Country Music Awards is forging ahead. The ACMS added Keith Urban and Miranda Lambert as performers for the 55th Academy of Country Music Awards in April.
Lambert will also perform with ACM Award nominated artists Lindsay Ell, Caylee Hammack, Elle King, Ashley McBryde and Tenille Townes for a live television premiere performance of the Music Event of the Year nominated song, "Fooled Around and Fell in Love."
The ACMs issued a state about coronavirus, saying, "The Academy of Country Music® and dick clark productions remain committed to serving fans and our Country Music community by producing The 55th Academy of Country Music Awards live from Las Vegas on April 5 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. We are closely monitoring the situation along with the MGM team, who are in continuous contact with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Southern Nevada Health District, and other agencies and experts for guidance. We will take every precaution to ensure the safety of our artists, staff, crew, guests and attendees."
The ACMs will be broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Sunday, April 5 at 8 p.m. on CBS.