We are only a few days away from the 2021 ACM Awards, and now we know who will be performing and what songs they will be singing! It was previously announced that the show would air live from the Ryman Auditorium, the Grand Ole Opry and the Bluebird Cafe, but it was recently revealed that some performances will take place at other legendary places across the city, including Station Inn, the Bridge Building and on Broadway.
See the list of performances below.
1. Miranda Lambert and Elle King, “Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home)”
2. Dierks Bentley, U2’s “Pride (In The Name of Love)” with husband and wife duo The War and Treaty
3. Brothers Osborne, “I’m Not For Everyone”
4. Kenny Chesney, “Knowing You”
5. Eric Church, “Bunch Of Nothing”
6. Luke Combs, “Forever After All”
7. Dan + Shay, “Glad You Exist”
8. Mickey Guyton, “Hold On”
9. Alan Jackson, “You’ll Always Be My Baby” and a special mashup of “Drive (For Daddy Gene)”
10. Miranda Lambert with Jack Ingram and Jon Randall, “In His Arms”
12. Thomas Rhett, “What’s Your Country Song” and “Country Again”
13. Blake Shelton, “Austin” (in honor of the song’s 20th anniversary) and “Minimum Wage”
14. Chris Stapleton, “Maggie’s Song”
17. Carrie Underwood, My Savior medley, including “Great Is Thy Faithfulness” with CeCe Winans
Lady A has also been announced as a performer, as well as recently-awarded artists, Jimmie Allen and Gabby Barrett, who won New Male Artist and New Female Artist of the Year, respectively. Little Big Town, Ashley McBryde and Keith Urban will also perform.
More details, including presenters, will be announced shortly. The 2021 ACM Awards, hosted by Urban and Guyton, will air on Sunday, April 18, at 8:00 PM ET on CBS.