Today’s biggest musicians across Country music are heating up the red carpet at the 56th Academy of Country Music Awards!
Taking place at multiple venues like the Grand Ole Opry, the Ryman Auditorium, the Bluebird Café, the Riverfront, Broadway, and Station Inn in Nashville tonight (April 18), the official kick-off event for the ACM Awards has a star-studded lineup of nominees, performers and presenters who are posing for photos in killer looks before the big show.
The 56th Academy of Country Music Awards will feature epic performances from Elle King and Miranda Lambert, Dierks Bentley, Brothers Osborne, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay, Mickey Guyton, Alan Jackson, Miranda Lambert with Jack Ingram and Jon Randall, Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd, Thomas Rhett, Blake Shelton, Chris Stapleton, Chris Young and Kane Brown, Carly Pearce and Lee Brice Carrie Underwood and CeCe Winans, and Kelsea Ballerini and Kenny Chesney with appearances from Ingrid Andress, Blanco Brown, Amy Grant, Leslie Jordan, Martina McBride, Dolly Parton, Darius Rucker and Clay Walker, who will be hitting the stage tonight to present a shiny new piece of hardware to each winner.
Exciting performances previously announced include: recently revealed New Male Artist of the Year, Jimmie Allen, and New Female Artist of the Year, Gabby Barrett, Lady A, Little Big Town, Ashley McBryde, and Keith Urban.
56th ACM Awards: Winners’ List
Hosted by Keith Urban and Mickey Guyton, the 56th Academy of Country Music Awards air LIVE from the BB&T Center in Sunrise, FL on Sunday, April 18th @ 8/7c on CBS and Paramount+.
Click through the gallery to see all of the red carpet arrivals from the 56th ACM Awards…