The Academy of Country Music Awards went large to applaud a 50th year, with a importance on sparkling performances and, of course, a awards.
Two of nation music’s biggest superstars, Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan, served as hosts for a eventuality during a Dallas Cowboys Stadium, yet it was Keith Urban and Eric Church who truly got a night started with their performances. The dual teamed to perform Church’s “Pledge Allegiance to a Hag” and Urban’s “Raise ‘Em Up.”
It was afterwards Florida Georgia Line’s spin to feverishness adult a stage, behaving “Sippin’ on Fire.” They would go on to win a second endowment of a night — outspoken twin of a year, a same endowment they won in 2013.
More performances followed, including Dierks Bentley belting his singular “Riser” on an towering stage, Martina McBride singing “Independence Day” and co-host Bryan serenading a assembly with “I See You.”
Shelton and Bryan suggested a large means for celebrating, though: a uncover had damaged a Guinness World Record, proof that all is indeed bigger in Texas.
“This is a biggest uncover ever,” pronounced Bryan.
“And an assembly so big, we only done a Guinness Book of World Records,” Shelton added.
“That’s right, tonight, we are a many attended live awards uncover of all time,” Bryan said.
Lambert strike a theatre once again to perform dual of her biggest hits, “Mama’s Broken Heart” and “Little Red Wagon.” She would go on to win womanlike vocalist of a year and manuscript of a year for “Platinum.”
Veteran nation thespian Reba McEntire perceived one of a 50th anniversary miracle awards, being respected as a many awarded ACM womanlike vocalist of a year. Kelly Clarkson afterwards introduced her to a theatre to perform “Going Out Like That.”
New artist of a year leader Cole Swindell put on his signature ball top to perform “Chillin’ It,” while outspoken organisation of a year leader Little Big Town achieved a nude down chronicle of their strike “Girl Crush.” Another new artist of a year nominee, Thomas Rett, achieved “Make Me Wanna.”
The assembly unequivocally hyped up, however when one of country’s biggest stars during a moment, Jason Aldean, took a theatre for a four-song medley, starting with “Tonight Looks Good on Your” and going into a confusion of “My Kinda Party,” “Hicktown” and “She’s Cuuntry.”
Not to be outdone by his co-host Bryan, Shelton took a theatre to perform his strike “Sangria” while mom Lambert danced in a audience. Christina Aguilera done her initial coming during a uncover to join Rascal Flatts in singing “Riot.”
Garth Brooks, who also won a miracle endowment during a show, was armed with a red, white and blue guitar as he achieved “All-American Kid.” Soldiers walked down a aisles and stood on theatre during a performance, earning a station acclaim from a audience.
In an romantic impulse of a night, Taylor Swift’s mother, who was recently diagnosed with cancer, presented a songstress with one of a miracle awards. Swift took a event to appreciate a nation village for their support after she announced her initial central cocktail album, a chart-topping “1989.”
“To a nation strain community, when we told we that we had done a cocktail manuscript and that we wanted to go try other genres, we showed me who we are with a beauty that we supposed that with,” she said. “I will never forget it.”
Kenny Chesney achieved his hits “Young” and “Wild Child” before usurpation his miracle award, presented by Church, who told him, “Thank we for amatory strain and amatory life and for giving all of us adult here a good life.”
Vocal organisation of a year hopeful Lady Antebellum perked adult a assembly with their set, behaving “Long Stretch of Love,” before a uncover took a spin for a pop. Nick Jonas seemed on theatre to sing his hits “Jealous” and “Chains” with outspoken twin of a year hopeful Dan + Shay.
Alan Jackson brought it behind to another romantic note, singing “Where Were You (When a World Stopped Turning)” on a 20th anniversary of a Oklahoma City bombing. He also achieved a strain during a 2001 awards, after a Sept. 11 attacks.
The leader of a biggest respect of a night, though, finished adult being co-host Bryan, who won hostess of a year.