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alt=” Image”/ > Chris Pizzello/AP Miranda Lambert performs at the 53rd ACM awards
memory of your loved ones,” Fisher stated just seconds prior to the live broadcast awards show began.” You have actually truly surprised and inspired us with your strength, nerve and resilient spirits.” Aldean wasn’t the just huge winner Sunday night. Chris Stapleton, whose partner gave birth to twins the exact same day as the ACMs, won for Male Vocalist of the Year
and Album of the Year. Lambert won Female Singer of the Year and Song of the Year for” Tin Guy,” and the Grand Garden crowd took off when Old Rule won Vocal Group of the Year. Chris Pizzello/AP Kane Brown and Lauren Alaina perform at the 53rd ACM awards show. Host and Caesars Palace resident headliner Reba McEntire, who performed her
Love You” with pop superstar Kelly Clarkson– who also happens to be married to McEntire’s stepson– joked about that this year’s Entertainer of the Year candidates were all male. However it was the female efficiencies that shined brightest throughout this year’s awards show, at least live and in person at MGM. Morris fired up the crowd with her memorable hit “Rich” extremely early in the program and New Female Singer of the Year Lauren Alaina supplied 2 powerhouse performances, initially a duet with Kane Brown on No. 1 hit “What Ifs” then her own solo single” Doing Fine. “Kelsea Ballerini drifted above the crowd in a neon heart while singing her new tune” I Dislike Love Songs” prior to Lambert delivered among the most abundant performances of the night with the blistering” Keeper of the Flame. “Lambert received her Female Singer of the Year award from Olympic ski legend Lindsey Vonn, who likewise captivated the crowd thanks to a brilliant yellow dress with tulle skirt. Carrie Underwood went back to the stage for her very first public performance since a November accident left her with a damaged wrist and facial injury needing more than 40 stitches She sang new single” Cry Pretty “and received a prolonged standing ovation. A couple of minutes later on, she
signed up with Keith Urban to accept the award for Vocal Event of the Year for their collaboration “The Fighter.” The ACM crowd likewise went wild for the show’s” flashback” performances: the Reba-Kelly duet, Jon Pardi teaming with Alan Jackson for” Chatahoochie” and Blake Shelton bringing Toby Keith to the stage for” Ought to’ve Been a Cowboy.”