"I'm excited. I mean, you know, as a little girl, you always dream about something like this". A few artists like Thomas Rhett and Luke Combs chose hit radio singles to sing, but by and large viewers were treated to nourishing album cuts and meaningful collaborations.
There's a new queen in country music.
Musgraves' critically acclaimed "Golden Hour" won album of the year and best country album at the Grammys in February. Chris Stapleton's performance was also a highlight.
The handsome American actress Chrissy Metz, who is known for her role in the NBC drama This Is Us, made her singing debut at ACW Awards 2019, which took place on this Sunday. It was obvious by her performance as Kate that Metz could sing, but she wowed viewers with her musical talent at the ACM's.
There has been much debate about whether Blake, who also performed, and Gwen were still present when Miranda took to the stage, as InTouch have reported that they actually left in the commercial break beforehand. Musgraves is the first artist to win the Grammy, ACM Award, and CMA Award for Album Of The Year since Taylor Swift in 2010. Host Reba McEntire introduced Lambert, the most rewarded artist in ACM awards history, as "32-time ACM award victor, Miranda Lambert".
"More than anything - thank you to the country music fans (and) country radio, you guys have changed my life forever", he said. When she mentioned the collaborative performances of the night - Khalid and Kane Brown and Brandi Carlile and Dierks Bentley, among others - she said she would perform with rap star Cardi B.
One user wrote, "HAHAHAHAHA MIRANDA LAMBERT SINGING "I got the hell out of Oklahoma" AT THE ACMS IS A MOOD".