Wednesday, September 9, 2020
– Blake Shelton featuring Gwen Stefani, Carrie Underwood and Trisha Yearwood will perform at the 55th Academy of Country Music Awards from Nashville on Sept. 16.
Lauren Alaina, Lily Aldridge, Clint Black and Lisa Hartman Black, Bobby Bones, Cam, Darius Rucker and Runaway June were named as presenters.
Hosted by reigning Keith Urban, the ACMs will be broadcast on Wednesday, Sept. 16 (live 8-11 p.m. eastern/delayed Pacific) on CBS.
Shelton, a multi-ACM Award winner and current nominee, and Stefani will perform their latest single 'Happy Anywhere.'
Underwood will honor trailblazing female Opry members by performing a medley of songs by Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn, Barbara Mandrell, Martina McBride, Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton.
Yearwood will deliver a special performance of 'I'll Carry You Home' from her album 'Every Girl' for the In Memoriam, paying tribute to those who died in the country music industry.
For the first time in the show's history, the 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. As previously announced, the 55th ACM Awards® will also feature performances by Jimmie Allen, Kelsea Ballerini, Gabby Barrett, Kane Brown, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line, Riley Green, Mickey Guyton, Miranda Lambert, Tim McGraw, Maren Morris, Old Dominion, Thomas Rhett featuring Jon Pardi, Tenille Townes, and Morgan Wallen.