Miranda Lambert and Tourmates Win ACM Award for Music Event of the Year
Miranda Lambert and her Roadside Bars and Pink Guitars tourmates were just crowned ACM Awards winners, taking home the trophy…
Miranda Lambert; Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Essential Broadcast Media
Miranda Lambert and her Roadside Bars and Pink Guitars tourmates were just crowned ACM Awards winners, taking home the trophy for the ACM Award Music Event of the Year category for “Fooled Around And Fell In Love.”
Released in September of 2019, the song was produced by Jay Joyce and features Lambert, Maren Morris, Ashley McBryde, Tenille Townes, Caylee Hammack and Elle King.
“The girls on the Roadside Bars and Pink Guitars Tour can sing their asses off,” Lambert shared at the time of the song’s release. “There’s something crazy about seeing these artists with a new fire in their eyes. It reignites your own flame. I’m so excited to watch them every night on tour.”
Lambert is set to perform her latest hit, “Bluebird,” at the upcoming ACM Awards. The show will also feature performances from Jimmie Allen, Kelsea Ballerini, Gabby Barrett, Kane Brown, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line, Riley Green, Mickey Guyton, Tim McGraw, Maren Morris, Old Dominion, Thomas Rhett with Jon Pardi, Blake Shelton with Gwen Stefani, Taylor Swift, Tenille Townes, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban with P!nk, Morgan Wallen and Trisha Yearwood.
The 2020 ACM Awards will take place in Music City for the first time ever. The three-hour show will broadcast from three iconic venues: Grand Ole Opry House, Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium and The Bluebird Cafe.
Urban is set to host the star-studded event, which will broadcast on Wednesday, September 16 (live 8:00-11:00 PM ET/delayed PT) on CBS.
Lauren Jo Black
Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.