Radio.com was in Las Vegas, at the ACM Party for a Cause, on the red carpet, at the awards show and in the press room covering the event. Here are 10 things that CBS didn’t show you on television.
The Academy of Country Music’s 49th Annual Awards were broadcast out of the MGM Grand in Las Vegas again this year, with special performances in nearby Mandalay Bay. Here are the biggest moments from the show.
Bentley and Crow will perform “I Hold On,” Brice will perform his ACM nominated single “I Drive Your Truck,” and Paisley will make the national television debut of his new single “River Bank.”
“There are two kinds of seasons for me: football season and waiting for football season,” the Charleston, South Carolina native said.
Additional major nominees include Lee Brice, Kacey Musgraves, Blake Shelton, Taylor Swift, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Antebellum, Luke Bryan and Darius Rucker. And who are this year’s Entertainer of the Year nominees?
The Academy of Country Music is again turning the announcement of this year’s ACM Awards nominees into an event itself, which will take place live the morning of January 29.
“When I heard ‘Wagon Wheel’ at my daughter’s high school talent contest, I just thought, ‘Man some day I’m going to cut the song for a record.’ It was one of those lightning bolt things that I can’t even explain.”
The city of Roseville said the move was necessary when word came out that the concert could attract as many as 15,000 concertgoers. The Placer County Fairgrounds where it was supposed to happen averages about 2,000 to 3,000 people per event.