PHOTOS: 2021 ACM Awards Red Carpet Arrivals

The 2021 ACM Awards are underway in Nashville and the stars are out in full-force on the red carpet ahead…

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Lauren Jo Black

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April 18, 2021

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Miranda Lambert, Kane Brown, Gabby Barrett, Eric Church

The 2021 ACM Awards are underway in Nashville and the stars are out in full-force on the red carpet ahead of the show. 

Superstars such as Gabby Barrett, Miranda Lambert, Elle King, Chris Young, Kane Brown and more prior to the star-studded event to strut their stuff on the red carpet alongside their peers.  

The 56th ACM Awards will feature performances from Brothers Osborne, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay, Mickey Guyton, Alan Jackson, Thomas Rhett, Blake Shelton, Chris Stapleton, Lady A, Ashley McBryde, Keith Urban, Gabby Barrett, Jimmie Allen, Little Big Town and more.

Additionally, the show is set to include star-studded collaborations from Dierks Bentley feat. The War And Treaty, Miranda Lambert with Jack Ingram and Jon Randall, Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd, Chris Young feat. Kane Brown, Carly Pearce and Lee Brice, as well as Carrie Underwood & CeCe Winans. The show opener will feature the live debut of Elle King and Miranda Lambert’s duet, “Drunk (And I Don’t Want To Go Home).”

Co-hosted by Keith Urban and Mickey Guyton, the 2021 ACM Awards is taking place in Music City for the second consecutive year. The three-hour awards show will air from three iconic Nashville venues, including the Grand Ole Opry House, Ryman Auditorium and The Bluebird Cafe. Tune in on Sunday, April 18 (live 8:00-11:00 PM ET) on CBS Television Network. 

Gabby Barrett; Photo Courtesy of CBS
Gabby Barrett; Photo Courtesy of CBS
Chris Young And Kane Brown; Photo Courtesy of CBS
Chris Young And Kane Brown; Photo Courtesy of CBS
Mickey Guyton; Photo Courtesy of CBS
Mickey Guyton; Photo Courtesy of CBS
Jimmie Allen; Photo Courtesy of CBS
Jimmie Allen; Photo Courtesy of CBS
Tenille Arts; Photo Courtesy of CBS
Tenille Arts; Photo Courtesy of CBS

 

 
 
 
 
 
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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.