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Old Dominion: ‘Time, Tequila & Therapy’ – Album Review

Old Dominion’s new album, ‘Time, Tequila, and Therapy’ is out now, October 8th, on all streaming platforms. Featuring thirteen new tracks co-written and co-produced by the band, listen to the full project below and check out our review.

Since forming in 2007, Old Dominion has become one of country music’s biggest success stories. Today, the quintet released their fourth studio album, Time, Tequila, and Therapy, coming nearly two years since the release of their self-titled album, which featured hits such as “Make It Sweet” and “One Man Band.” 

Produced by Shane McAnally and Old Dominion, Time, Tequila, and Therapy features thirteen new tracks, all co-written by the band with help from longtime collaborators, McAnally and Josh Osborne. The LP continues to show Old Dominion doing what they do best: writing and releasing catchy and harmonic country music.

Unlike many of  their country contemporaries, Old Dominion has managed to find a sound that’s distinctively their own. From the opening notes to the toe-tapping choruses to the breezy instrumentation, there’s no doubting an Old Dominion song when you hear one, and this is apparent throughout this album. From “I Was On a Boat That Day” to “Blue Jeans” to “All I Know About Girls,” Time, Tequila, and Therapy is Old Dominion through and through.

Opening with “Why Are You Still Here?,” lead singer Matthew Ramsey finds himself pondering about a lost love on the breezy intro track. In the opener, the girl is gone but still haunting every aspect of someone’s life, as they muse, “If I lost you, then why are you still here?”

As songwriters before they were artists, all five members of Old Dominion contributed to each track on this album. This is apparent on the clever wordplay that weaves itself through every song on the LP. Two of the finest examples here are “All I Know About Girls,” “No Hard Feelings,” and “Ain’t Nothing Wrong with Love,” where interesting lyrical twists make them stand out. On “All I Know About Girls,” the band muses about how little they know about the opposite sex. “I’m a jack of all trades, and a master of none,” Rosen sings, before making his way to the lyrical plot twist. “All I know about girls is // I don’t know nothing at all.”

Meanwhile, “Ain’t Nothing Wrong with Love,” the album’s final track, finds the band musing about all of the reasons love hasn’t worked out for them. “Daddy had Mama // Johnny has June // Even that dish ran away with the spoon,” they sing. “So if there ain’t nothing wrong with love // Then it must be me.” Additionally, on  “No Hard Feelings,” we discover the LP’s title, as the song opens with “I took a little time, tequila and therapy // And threw it in a blender with ice.”

Other highlights of the album are “Hawaii,” “Blue Jeans” and “Lonely Side of Town,” which couldn’t be more different from each other, yet all work oh-so-well. “Lonely Side of Town” shows the band trading vocals with the legendary Gladys Knight. On the soulful and bluesy ballad, Knight provides an absolutely unexpected, but delightful, treat, harmonizing perfectly with the band in a way that’s absolutely magical.

“Blue Jeans” is a catchy, snappy up-tempo that sounds musically similar to the George Michael classic “Faith,” and celebrates the moment you meet your perfect match. “I feel you like music //  Pray for you like rain // Wait for you like Christmas // Count on you like change // I lost you like car keys // Then found you like faith,” They sing here. “You trip me like shoe strings // You fit me like blue jeans.” Meanwhile, “Hawaii” provides an aural vacation, which finds the band longing for the simpler days of a trip to the islands. “I wonder // why we // ever left Hawaii.”

The thing that makes Old Dominion great is that they are unapologetically themselves in all of their music. With a distinct sound that includes clever lyrics, snappy musicianship, and 5-part harmonies, everything Old Dominion does best is evident on Time, Tequila, and Therapy.

Old Dominion’s Time, Tequila & Therapy Tracklist

  1. Why Are You Still Here
  2. Hawaii
  3. Walk On Whiskey
  4. All I Know About Girls
  5. Blue Jeans
  6. No Hard Feelings
  7. Lonely Side of Town (feat. Gladys Knight)
  8. I Was On A Boat That Day
  9. Drinking My Feelings
  10. Somethings The Same About You
  11. I Want To Live In A House With You
  12. Don’t Forget Me
  13. Ain’t Nothing Wrong With Love

 

OUR PICKS:

  1. Blue Jeans
  2. Ain’t Nothing Wrong with Love
  3. Lonely Side of Town
Old Dominion's new album, 'Time, Tequila & Therapy' is out now, October 8th

Old Dominion’s new album, ‘Time, Tequila & Therapy’ is out now, October 8th

Fans can join our Weekly Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news about upcoming Old Dominion announcements and releases.

To keep up with Old Dominion, follow them on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

Time, Tequila & Therapy is available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released tunes on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

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Get to Know the Opening Acts of Summer 2021’s Hottest Country Music Tours

All of the greats we know and love today were once the opening acts, too. Get to know today’s openers from summer 2021’s hottest country music tours.

Not only did your favorite superstars reunite with the stage this past summer, but your future favorite entertainers had the opportunity to share it with them this country concert season as well. Country music is famous for having incredible ‘superstars-to-be’ open for their major tours, and here at Country Swag, we have your guide to all the of the show openers. Learn more about this year’s opening acts below.

Tenille Arts just earned her first #1 on country radio with the smash “Somebody Like That”, following the release of her second studio album, Love, Heartbreak & Everything In Between. All her hard work is paying off this year, as she gears up for new releases and as summer set in, Arts found herself as the opening act on on Lady A’s ‘What A Song Can Do Tour’. Tenille Arts is without a doubt one of the best vocalists and songwriters of this new class of country artists and if you caught the show, you will probably agree.

Matt Stell, one of our artists to watch and Live Swag Session alums is taking over country music one single at a time. His debut single, “Prayed For You” is one of the most popular love songs in country music, and his new single, “That Ain’t Me No More” has been sent to country radio. This summer, he joined Old Dominion and Miranda Lambert on their respective run of shows.

Lainey Wilson and HARDY were both opening acts for Jason Aldean’s ‘Back In The Saddle Tour’ and if you caught the show, you know they rightfully earned their time in the spotlight. This isn’t the first time the two have toured together either; they opened for Morgan Wallen on his first headline tour over two years ago. HARDY and Wilson both released critically acclaimed albums in the past year (A ROCK and Sayin’ What I’m Thinkin’, respectively) and as those albums indicated, their fiery songs got fans up and out of their seats each and every night just as fast as they sat down in them!

The full list of country tours and their opening acts are listed below. One of the best feelings is when you go to a show not knowing the opener and leaving a forever fan. If that rings true for the show’s you attended this year, be sure to remember their names, follow them on socials, stream the music and get ready to see those artists when they head back your way. For New York City country fans, head to our calendar to find out when the next shows in the area are.

SUMMER 2021 TOURS:

Blake Shelton
Lindsay Ell
Martina McBride
Trace Adkins
Tracy Byrd

Brad Paisley
Jimmie Allen
Kameron Marlowe

Brett Eldredge
Morgan Evans

Brothers Osborne
Tenille Townes
Travis Denning

Dan + Shay
Band Camino
Ingrid Andress

Dierks Bentley
Parker McCollum
Riley Green

Ingrid Andress
Georgia Webster

Jason Aldean
HARDY
Lainey Wilson

Kane Brown
Restless Road

Lady A
Carly Pearce
Tenille Arts

Little Big Town
Caitlyn Smith
Hailey Whitters

Luke Bryan
Caylee Hammack
Dylan Scott

Old Dominion
Blanco Brown
Caitlyn Smith
Matt Stell
Randy Houser
Scotty McCreery
Walker County

Fans can join our Weekly Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news about upcoming announcements and releases.

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Check out more new recently released tunes on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

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Old Dominion Drop Brand New Song “All I Know About Girls” Ahead of Upcoming Album

Old Dominion’s new song “All I Know About Girls” is out now, August 20th, on all streaming platforms. Take a look below as we dig a little deeper into the new track.

After releasing the jam of the summer, “I Was On A Boat That Day,” Old Dominion shows no signs of slowing down. As we anticipate their next full-length record, the platinum-selling band is giving us more music to hold us all over. Today, Old Dominion dropped their new song “All I Know About Girls.”

The song is a vibe in itself. The simple instrumentation paired with the enticing lyrics is the perfect combination. Lead singer, Matthew Ramsey croons on the track, as he sings about the irony of knowing “nothing” about girls. The song is so easy to listen to and will get caught in any listener’s head. 

“I’m a jack of all trades and master of none // A renaissance man if there’s ever been one // I got a pretty good handle on a lot of things // But I ain’t figured out everything // Cause all I know about girls is this wide world ain’t gonna spin without em // But it’ll spin around them // All I know about girls is you best get out of their way // Shut your damn mouth if they got something to say”

The intricate lyrics empower women and remind men to put their girl on a pedestal. Old Dominion continuously creates music that is innovative and special. We are looking forward to their next release!

The brand new jam joins “I was On a Boat That Day” as the first two songs off Old Dominion’s upcoming studio album. The band announced today that their next record Time, Tequila & Therapy will drop on October 8th. Fans can pre-order the new project now!

Fans can join our Weekly Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news and announcements about future Old Dominion releases.

To keep up with Old Dominion, follow them on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

“All I Know About Girls” is available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released tunes on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

Old Dominion Release Summer Jam, “I Was On a Boat That Day”

Old Dominion dropped a brand new, carefree summer jam, “I Was On a Boat That Day”. Available now, May 21st, on all streaming platforms, take a look below as we dig a little deeper into the new song.

It’s been a little while since we’ve heard new music from the Old Dominion, but they’re back with a perfect carefree summer jam. “I Was on a Boat That Day” is all about letting loose of all of life’s responsibilities and not worrying about anything but having a good time.

The song paints a picture of the subject going through a breakup, but instead of dwelling on the situation, they are just living carefree in the moment and taking their mind off of things by enjoying themselves on a boat. Who doesn’t love a good boat day? There are no broken hearts here, as the subject is not worried about anything else like what may have happened yesterday or what the future might hold. They have friends, perfect weather, the water, a boat, and drinks to enjoy. Isn’t that where we’d all rather be right now!?

“Is she gone for the summer? // gone for the night? // gone for the weekend or the rest of my life? // was she laughing? was she crying as she walked away? // I can’t say, I was on a boat that day // The river was rollin’ // I was getting my float on / She was telling me so long // I was already so long gone”

Old Dominion's new song, "I Was On A Boat That Day" is available now, May 21st, on all streaming platforms

Old Dominion’s new song, “I Was On A Boat That Day” is available now, May 21st, on all streaming platforms

Fans can join our Weekly Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news about upcoming Old Dominion announcements and releases.

To keep up with Old Dominion, follow them on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

“I Was On a Boat That Day” is available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released tunes on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

5 Unreleased Cuts From Instagram That We Are Loving

Maybe it’s just us, but it seems that it is now trendy for country artists to give fans a taste of what’s to come via Instagram. We are noticing that so many singer-songwriters are previewing unreleased materials and even demos to fans via their social media, just to keep fans excited.

Whatever the reason, we are absolutely loving it! We shared some of our favorites last year, here and here, and now we’re sharing some of our new faves from the past few weeks.

1. “Growin’ Up and Gettin’ Old”- Luke Combs

One of our saving graces during this past year, Luke Combs continues to be a man that is all about the fans! Recently, he posted a video of himself singing a new unreleased tune that could easily fit into his latest project. “Growin’ Up and Gettin’ Old” is a must record!

2. “Mama Prayed For”- Meghan Patrick

One of the most unique picks on our list, Meghan Patrick’s unreleased song “Mama Prayed For” is a masterpiece in the making. The Canadian country star is on the brink of success here in the states. It is only a matter of time! This particular song features her insane vocal range, her unique songwriting, and her ability to relate through her music.

3. “No Hard Feelings”- Old Dominion

Honestly, Old Dominion can do no wrong in our eyes. “No Hard Feelings” has already got fans asking when it is going to be released. Clearly, in the songwriting mode, the men of Old Dominion are cranking out demo after demo this year, and we are here for it! This unreleased jam will be a perfect addition to their setlist.

4. “Perfect Imperfections”- Tucker Beathard

Tucker Beathard has been quietly doing his thing on social media all quarantine long. He is not one to fight for attention, continuously proving that he is an artist above all else. Although there were a few unreleased tracks to choose from, “Perfect Imperfections” captured our hearts. The mellow and emotional tune is all about love and recognizing all the details about your partner. Swoon-worthy for sure!

5. Untitled- Madison Kozak

Madison Kozak is one of our favorite singer-songwriters on the scene right now. Her voice is strong, yet ethereal, but it is her ability to craft a lyric that gets us every time. She has been having a lot of fun sharing her writes and demos on social media, but this untitled song is tugging at our heartstrings the most.

Keep up with NY Country Swag, as we will be sure to let you know ASAP, if any of these songs are released! Fans can join our Weekly Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news about future releases.

Looking for new country music to listen to on repeat? Follow our New Country Music playlist on Spotify.

The Best Deep Cuts from Old Dominion

As Old Dominion continues to entertain with new music, we’re looking back at their incredible catalog and highlighting some of our favorite deep cuts. Check out the full list below and give the playlist a listen.

Photo Credit: Mike Szpot for NYCountry Swag

Photo Credit: Mike Szpot for NYCountry Swag

There is a reason Old Dominion continues to sell out show after show. The group is one of the most beloved country music groups in the industry right now. With three full-length projects already released, their catalog of songs is nothing short of extraordinary. Check out our favorite deep cuts below…

 

“New York at Night”- Happy Endings

“That electric energy / Something tells me you’re gonna keep me going til the morning light / Girl you’re like / New York at night”

Off their sophomore record Happy Endings, “New York at Night” is a hidden gem. We still remember seeing them perform this song at during their dive bar tour at a small venue in Manhattan, and it makes it even more special.

 

“Nowhere Fast”- Meat and Candy

“Breakin’ new ground in my back seat / We had our foot on the gas / Goin nowhere fast”

This is one of those songs that never made it to radio, but had all the appeal. Catchy, fun to listen to, and a certified car-jam, “Nowhere Fast” is one of the best songs off their debut record.

 

“Hear You Now”- Old Dominion

“In the middle of the night, I can / Hear you now, clear and loud, hear you now / Like a wheel in my mind”

Off their newest, self-titled record, “Hear Your Now” is one of my personal favorites. The track speaks about missing the signs and not listening well in the beginning, but then ultimately finally hearing your partner, although it may be too late. The track is personal, yet relatable, a perfect slow-jam.

 

“Wrong Turns”- Meat and Candy

“Watching miles go by / Like she just don’t care / Looking at me with / One thing on my mind / Woah / I guess I’m making all the right wrong turns tonight”

Another song off their debut record, “Wrong turns” is a clever slow-burn that feels so authentic to Old Dominion’s signature sound and style.

 

“I’ll Roll”- Old Dominion

“I’ll roll, I can be a navigator / I’ll roll, I’ll be on my best behavior / I’ll roll, east, west, north to south / I’ll roll, baby, break the good stuff out and I’ll roll”

“I’ll Roll” is a hidden gem off their self-titled record. The song is unlike any other song in country music. It’s smooth, creative, and bouncy, while telling an interesting story. Personally, the chorus is my favorite part.

 

“Still Writing Songs About You”- Happy Endings

“A man like me should find inspiration in anything / But here I am in this hotel room / Still writing songs about / You and sun Santa Monica freeway”

Rounding out our list, “Still Writing Songs About You” may be one of our favorite Old Dominion songs. The ballad is tender, honest, and features lyrics that we just cannot get enough of. Of course, the vocals are just as captivating.

 

How does our list match up to yours? Let us know and be sure to follow our ‘Deep Cuts’ playlist on Spotify. Check out more deep cuts from some of our favorite artists like Morgan Wallen, Carrie Underwood, Brett Young, Miranda Lambert, Kane Brown, Thomas Rhett, Eric Church, Maren Morris, and Luke Combs here.

Fans can join our Weekly Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news about upcoming Old Dominion releases in the coming weeks.

To keep up with Old Dominion, follow them on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

 

Josh Melton Drops New Song “One Day” Written with Old Dominion’s Brad Tursi

New artist Josh Melton’s new song, “One Day” is available now on all streaming platforms.

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Back in August, we highlighted new artist Josh Melton in our Swag Spotlight series. With talent, charisma, and charm, the singer continues to shake up the country music scene in all the best ways. Most recently, Melton has released a brand new song called “One Day.”

The new track was written by the singer with Old Dominion’s Brad Tursi and hit songwriter Justin Ebach. With a start-studded group of songwriters like that, it is obvious that the new single has to be a good one. Melton does not disappoint, as “One Day” is the perfect addition to his song catalog. With a focus on positivity and good times, the track is as nostalgic as a song can get – the perfect song to kick off 2021.

“The bad news kinda hard to hear / As long as there’s still fish to fry and back porches still got Christmas lights / Imma keep on living my life / On my own time / Cause I ain’t waiting on one day / One day ain’t waiting on me”

Melton is poised at expressing himself through lyrics while giving fans a refreshing perspective and sonically-pleasing jam. Like his song “Staycation,” “One Day” is sure to land on playlists across the streaming platforms and in the hearts of country music lovers everywhere. We look forward to seeing what is coming down the pipeline next for the budding artist.

Fans can join our Weekly Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news about future Josh Melton releases.

To keep up with Josh Melton follow him on InstagramTwitter, and Facebook.

“One Day” is now available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released music here on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

 

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Caitlyn Smith and Old Dominion Duet on “I Can’t” from Deluxe Album

Caitlyn Smith and Old Dominion teamed up for a duet on a reimagined version of “I Can’t” from Smith’s Supernova deluxe album.

Back in March, Caitlyn Smith released her sophomore album Supernova at the forefront of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Despite all obstacles of the unprecedented times and the lack of balance felt throughout the world, Smith’s album soared high and well. With praise from practically every media platform and the collection itself reaching #1 on the Apple Music Singer/Songwriter Album Chart, the songstress is back on the airwaves with a deluxe edition to Supernova.

The former solo vocal production of “I Can’t” is now joined and rediscovered through a partnership with Old Dominion, dubbing the duet the group’s first-ever collaboration track.

Smith’s rendition of “I Can’t” fulfills the powerhouse artistry and high-esteemed singer-songwriter category. The lyrics are emotional and unrevealing, while the balance of strength and helplessness keeps the listener engaged through the efforts of interpretation. Though the story behind the lyrics is unclear, the portrayed aftermath holds a significant delicacy that is just as metaphysical to describe. Simply put, “I Can’t” intoxicates the listener well enough to put on a loop.

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With Old Dominion reintroducing the track as a collaboration, the auditory motion picture that Smith initially executed is given a new layer of weight and substance. Matthew Ramsey, who acts as the male lead vocalist, offers an entirely additional perspective and personality by assuming the role of the previously considered intangible figure who is mentioned through lyric.

“All the time and the whiskey I’ve wasted / That I ain’t ever getting back / And I’ve tried to find the courage just to face it / But I can’t, I can’t / And I’m tired of you feeling like a stranger / Over and over again / Oh, when everything around me keeps changing / But I can’t, I can’t, I can’t”

This rendition of Smith’s “I Can’t” with Old Dominion is not merely a collaboration. It’s an incredibly skilled and transformative duet that successfully moves like a ballad or an intense yet vulnerable contemporary dance of words. A prominent hardcore and interactive duet that compliments the originally noteworthy, sentimental, and mentally exclusive solo vocal production.

Supernova, the deluxe album, also includes a cover of “Fix You” which Smith released exclusively as an Amazon Original back in May.

To keep up with Caitlyn Smith, follow her on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter.

“I Can’t” is now available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released tunes on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

 

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Underwood, Combs, Church, Bryan, & Rhett to Open ACM Awards Show

Exclusively announced with Billboard earlier today, the 55th Annual ACM Awards unveiled what will be an epic start to the special show. 2020 Entertainer of the Year nominees Carrie Underwood, Eric Church, Luke Combs, Thomas Rhett, and Luke Bryan, will come together to perform a medley of their greatest hits.

Additionally, the awards show announced the winners of a few early awards. Thomas Rhett takes home the award for Video of the Year with his smash hit, “Remember You Young”. While Miranda Lambert earned the award for Music Event of the Year for her collaboration on “Fooled Around and Fell In Love” along with female powerhouses Maren Morris, Ashley McBryde, Tenille Townes, Caylee Hammack, and Elle King. Hit songwriter, Hillary Lindsey received the award for Songwriter of the Year.

Previously, the awards show also confirmed the winners of the New Female and New Male Artists of the Year. Tenille Townes and Riley Green earned the accolades, and will each perform during the special show.

The rescheduled 55th annual awards show will air this Wednesday, September 16th on CBS at 8PM ET.  Hosted by superstar Keith Urban, this time performances will take place at multiple iconic venues across Nashville, including the Grand Ole Opry House, the Ryman Auditorium, and the Bluebird Cafe. This is the first time that the show will be held in Nashville in the award shows history. For a full list of performers, click here.

Although it is sure to be different, we feel that this might be the most incredible ACM Awards yet. The 2020 ACM Awards, “A Night of Heart and Hits” will be exactly what the country music community needs during these times. Make sure to gear up for the big night and set your DVR’s for 8PM ET on September 16th and follow along on Twitter as we live-tweet the show, @NYCountrySwag.

Fans can also join our Weekly Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news about the upcoming performance announcements in the coming weeks.

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Miranda Lambert, Thomas Rhett, and Hillary Lindsey Take Home Early ACM Awards

Ahead of the 55th Annual ACM Awards set to take place this Wednesday, September 16th, three early winners were revealed.

Thomas Rhett takes home the award for Video of the Year with his smash hit, “Remember You Young”. While Miranda Lambert earned the award for Music Event of the Year for her collaboration on “Fooled Around and Fell In Love” along with female powerhouses Maren Morris, Ashley McBryde, Tenille Townes, Caylee Hammack, and Elle King. Hit songwriter, Hillary Lindsey received the award for Songwriter of the Year.

Announced earlier today (Sept. 14), The awards show also unveiled a surprise performance opening the show; each of the Entertainer of the Year nominees Carrie Underwood, Eric Church, Luke Combs, Thomas Rhett, and Luke Bryan, will come together to perform a medley of their greatest hits.

Additionally, the awards show recently announced the winners of the New Female and New Male Artists of the Year. Tenille Townes and Riley Green earned the accolades, and will each perform during the special show.

The rescheduled 55th annual awards show will air this Wednesday, September 16th on CBS at 8PM ET.  Hosted by superstar Keith Urban, this time performances will take place at multiple iconic venues across Nashville, including the Grand Ole Opry House, the Ryman Auditorium, and the Bluebird Cafe. This is the first time that the show will be held in Nashville in the award shows history. For a full list of performers, click here.

Although it is sure to be different, we feel that this might be the most incredible ACM Awards yet. The 2020 ACM Awards, “A Night of Heart and Hits” will be exactly what the country music community needs during these times. Make sure to gear up for the big night and set your DVR’s for 8PM ET on September 16th and follow along on Twitter as we live-tweet the show, @NYCountrySwag.

Fans can also join our Weekly Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news about the upcoming performance announcements in the coming weeks.

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