In an off-camera event, the Academy of Country Music already declared the winners in three categories on Monday morning (Sept. 14):Get more winners.
Music event of the year:
Miranda Lambert’s “Fooled Around and Fell in Love,” featuring Maren Morris, Ashley McBryde, Tenille Townes, Caylee Hammack and Elle King. Theirs was a country take on the 1975 hit from Elvin Bishop.
Video of the year:
Thomas Rhett’s “Remember You Young”
Songwriter of the year:
In addition, the ACM revealed that the show opener on Wednesday night will be a collaboration with the entertainer of the year nominees doing a medley of hits: Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Luke Combs and Thomas Rhett.