TAYLOR SWIFT RETURNS TO THE COUNTRY MUSIC STAGE WITH A WORLD PREMIERE PERFORMANCE FROM HER FOLKLORE ALBUM AT THE “55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS” THIS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 8 PM ET/PT ON CBS SWIFT TO PERFORM “BETTY” FROM THE GRAND OLE OPRY HOUS

LOS ANGELES, CA (September 13, 2020) – Academy of Country Music®, dick clark productions and CBS today announced that global superstar and two-time ACM® Entertainer of the Year, Taylor Swift, will return to the ACM Awards® stage for the first time in seven years with a world premiere performance off her record-breaking new album Folklore at the 55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, a Night of Heart and Hits Live from Nashville. The nine-time ACM Award-winner will perform from the legendary Grand Ole Opry House. Hosted by reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year and 15-time ACM Award winner Keith Urban, the 55th ACM Awards will be broadcast live on Wednesday, September 16 (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.

LUKE COMBS PARTNERS WITH FORD IN SUPPORT OF GUITARS 4 VETS AHEAD OF “55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™” PERFORMANCE FORD AND COMBS TO DONATE GUITARS TO CHAPTERS AROUND THE COUNTRY Awards Show to be Broadcast Live from Nashville, Wednesday, Sept.

LOS ANGELES, CA (September 12, 2020) – The Academy of Country Music® and dick clark productions announced today that ACM® Entertainer of the Year nominee Luke Combs is partnering with Ford in support of Guitars 4 Vets, an organization that helps veterans cope with PTSD through the healing power of music, and will appear in a special moment leading up to his “55TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS” performance at The Bluebird Cafe in the all-new 2021 Ford F-150. Hosted by reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year and 15-time ACM Award winner Keith Urban, the 55th ACM 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 will be available to stream on demand on CBS All Access.

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