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Big Collaborations and Debut Performances Set For 56th ACM Awards Show

By Zoe Hodges

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The 56th ACM Awards Show is all set for a huge array of unique collaborations and debut performances from Country music's elite.

The ceremony, which takes place this Sunday April 18th, will be broadcast from several iconic venues around Music City - including the previously announced Ryman Auditorium, The Bluebird Cafe and The Grand Ole Opry House. However, the Station Inn and Bridge Building will also now host performances on the night. Elle King and Miranda Lambert are set to kick off proceedings by performing their song ‘Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home)’. Also on the line-up is Luke Combs, who will be performing ‘Forever After All’ as he waits to find out if he shall be crowned Entertainer of the Year.

Further collaborations will come from Carly Pearce and Lee Brice, while Texas trio Miranda Lambert, Jon Randall and Jack Ingram shall perform a song from their upcoming record The Marfa Tapes. Meanwhile, Carrie Underwood is set to perform a medley of songs from her gospel album My Savior. Lady A will join the line up as well as the previously announced winners of the New Male and New Female Artist of the Year awards, Jimmie Allen and Gabby Barrett.

The show will be broadcast live on CBS and Paramount+ from 8pm - 11pm ET on Sunday April 18th, with hosts Mickey Guyton and Keith Urban.