OFF-CAMERA ACM AWARDS® WINNERS ANNOUNCED AHEAD OF THE “55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™” TO BE BROADCAST LIVE FROM NASHVILLE, WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 16 ON CBS MIRANDA LAMBERT WINS MUSIC EVENT OF THE YEAR WITH MAREN MORRIS, ASHLEY MCBRYDE, TENILLE TOWNE

LOS ANGELES, CA (September 14, 2020) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today the winners for the Music Event of the Year, Video of the Year and Songwriter of the Year categories in advance of the 55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, a Night of Heart and Hits Live from Nashville, airing on Wednesday, September 16 (live 8:00-11:00 PM ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network, and will be available to stream live and on demand on CBS All Access.

AN EPIC PERFORMANCE FEATURING ALL ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR NOMINEES LUKE BRYAN, ERIC CHURCH, LUKE COMBS, THOMAS RHETT AND CARRIE UNDERWOOD, TO OPEN THE “55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™” THIS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 AT 8 PM ET/PT ON CBS CeCe Win

LOS ANGELES, CA (September 14, 2020) – Academy of Country Music®, dick clark productions and CBS today announced this year’s ACM Entertainer of the Year nominees Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Luke Combs, Thomas Rhett and Carrie Underwood will kick off the 55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™ with a can’t-miss performance featuring a medley of each of their greatest hits. Multiplatinum-selling artist CeCe Winans has been added as presenter. The 55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, a Night of Heart and Hits Live from Nashville, will be broadcast on Wednesday, September 16 (live 8:00-11:00 PM ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network, and available to stream live and on demand on CBS All Access.

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