Mickey Guyton took to center stage of the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville during The 55th Academy of Country Music Awards to perform her meaningful ballad “What Are You Gonna Tell Her.” Guyton was accompanied by superstar Keith Urban on piano for the ballad.
The poignant moment was a highlight of the ACM Awards show and showcased not only Guyton‘s stunning vocals but also shined a light on the song’s important message about sexism and discrimination.
If you aren't watching the #ACMawards right now, you're missing out! @MickeyGuyton just gave us a tear-jerking performance at the @opry. Turn on @CBS right now! pic.twitter.com/HGUYP7Q5zk
— ACM Awards (@ACMawards) September 17, 2020
“What Are You Gonna Tell Her” is featured on Guyton’s just-released, six-song EP, Bridges.
Mickey Guyton also appeared during the show to raise awareness around the issue of hunger during the COVID-19 pandemic. Partnering with Wells Fargo, the Texas native shared how the brand is working with Feeding America, the largest domestic hunger-relief organization in the country, to help provide meals to individuals and families through the Wells Fargo Drive-Up Food Bank program.
The 55th Academy of Country Music Awards also featured performances from Jimmie Allen, Kelsea Ballerini, Gabby Barrett, Kane Brown, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line, Riley Green, Miranda Lambert, Tim McGraw, Maren Morris, Old Dominion, Thomas Rhett featuring Jon Pardi, Blake Shelton with Gwen Stefani, Taylor Swift, Tenille Townes, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban with P!nk, Morgan Wallen and Trisha Yearwood.
For the first time in history, the ACM Awards took place in Music City, airing from three iconic venues the Grand Ole Opry House, Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium and The Bluebird Cafe.
The reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year and 15-time ACM Award-winner, Urban also hosted the star-studded event, which broadcasted on Wednesday, September 16 (live 8:00-11:00 PM ET/delayed PT) on CBS Television Network, and streamed live and on-demand on CBS All Access.