Featured News - Current News - Archived News - News Categories

A star-studded lineup will perform on `ACM Presents: Our Country,` a new two-hour special featuring intimate conversations and at-home acoustic performances with country music's biggest stars, along with clips of their favorite moments from the Academy of Country Music Awards' 55-year history. Pictured: `Our Country` performer Kelsea Ballerini performs at The 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards. (Photo: Francis Specker/CBS 2018 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All rights reserved.)
A star-studded lineup will perform on "ACM Presents: Our Country," a new two-hour special featuring intimate conversations and at-home acoustic performances with country music's biggest stars, along with clips of their favorite moments from the Academy of Country Music Awards' 55-year history. Pictured: "Our Country" performer Kelsea Ballerini performs at The 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards. (Photo: Francis Specker/CBS 2018 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All rights reserved.)

Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Little Big Town, Darius Rucker, Shania Twain, Carrie Underwood & Keith Urban join 'ACM Presents: Our Country'

Submitted

Tue, Mar 31st 2020 11:45 am

Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Little Big Town, Darius Rucker (with Brad Paisley), Shania Twain, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban are among the all-star lineup of performers for “ACM Presents: Our Country,” a two-hour special featuring intimate conversations and at-home acoustic performances with country music’s biggest stars, along with clips from the Academy of Country Music Awards’ 55-year history.

Kelsea Ballerini, Kane Brown & John Legend, Brandi Carlile, Luke Combs, Sheryl Crow, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Tim McGraw, Old Dominion, Thomas Rhett, Blake Shelton & Gwen Stefani will also perform. The special will be broadcast Sunday, April 5 (8 p.m. ET/PT; 7 p.m. CT), on CBS and CBS All Access.

CBS News anchor Gayle King will host.

“ACM Presents: Our Country” will also honor 10-time ACM Award winner Kenny Rogers with performances by  Bryan, Paisley and Rucker. As previously announced, artists will appear from their homes to share heartfelt thoughts and perform acoustic versions of country hits.

Additionally, video clips from previous ACM Award broadcasts will highlight favorite ACM moments from the past.

A press release said, “It will be a night filled with entertainment, hope and reflection, bringing the healing power of music to Americans at a time when they need it most.”

The special will broadcast during the time slot previously scheduled for the 55th Academy of Country Music Awards, which will now be broadcast Wednesday, Sept. 16 (live 8 p.m. ET/delayed PT), on the CBS Television Network and streaming live and on demand on CBS All Access. The 55th ACM Awards, hosted for the first time by reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year and 15-time ACM Award winner Urban, honors the biggest names and emerging talent in the country music industry.

comments powered by Disqus

Hometown News

View All News