On Sept. 14, CBS This Morning announced the “early” winners of the ACM Award for Music Event of the Year: “Fooled Around and Fell in Love” by Miranda Lambert featuring Maren Morris, Elle King, Tenille Townes, Ashley McBryde and Caylee Hammack.
Maren, Elle, Tenille, Ashley and Caylee were part of Miranda’s Roadside Bars & Pink Guitars Tour in 2019. In September 2019, Miranda teamed with her tourmates to release a cover of “Fooled Around & Fell in Love,” a Top 5 hit for blues guitarist Elvin Bishop in 1976.
The ACM Awards will air live from Nashville on Sept. 16 at 8 p.m. ET on CBS. The show will take place at three iconic Nashville institutions: the Grand Ole Opry House, The Bluebird Cafe and Ryman Auditorium. Keith Urban will host the show for the first time.
Previously announced winners from the ACM Awards include:
Music Event of the Year [Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company–Label(s)]
- “10,000 Hours” – Dan + Shay featuring Justin Bieber
- “Dive Bar” – Garth Brooks featuring Blake Shelton
- “Fooled Around and Fell in Love” – Miranda Lambert featuring Maren Morris, Elle King, Tenille Townes, Ashley McBryde and Caylee Hammack WINNER
- Old Town Road” – Lil Nas X featuring Billy Ray Cyrus
- “What Happens in a Small Town” – Brantley Gilbert featuring Lindsay Ell
New Female Artist of the Year
- Ingrid Andress
- Gabby Barrett
- Lindsay Ell
- Caylee Hammack
- Tenille Townes WINNER
New Male Artist of the Year
- Jordan Davis
- Russell Dickerson
- Riley Green WINNER
- Cody Johnson
- Morgan Wallen
photos by Curtis Hilbun, AFF-USA.com