McKenna's Songwriter of the Year win was revealed during the 2017 ACM Party for a Cause: Songwriter Showcase on Friday night (March 31); Cam helped make the big announcement.
Las Vegas is going country.
Last night, the ACM Awards co-hosts expanded their Haggard repertoire with a rollicking rendition of "Ramblin' Fever" on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. In 2013, the show was watched by 15.5 million people, according to the Nielsen company, outdrawing the rival Country Music Association Awards show held the previous November for the first time.
They joked about having a bar set up behind their awards show set.
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While this will be Bryan's fifth time hosting the show, that doesn't mean he's perfected his craft, at least according to Bentley. "There is a very strong base of country fans, I think, that are just very dedicated to country music", he said.
Brett Eldredge and Old Dominion have been added as performers joining the lineup of previously announced solo performances by Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Brothers Osborne, Luke Bryan, Lady Antebellum, Sam Hunt, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Maren Morris, Jon Pardi, and Chris Stapleton. Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley sat down with Great Day Tampa Bay Host Stephanie Webb to talk about all the juiciness that they have planned.
This year's ACM Award nominees for Album of the Year include Black by Bentley, Dig Your Roots by Florida Georgia Line, HERO by Morris, Ripcord by Urban and The Weight of These Wings by Lambert.