While trophies were presented at last night’s 52nd ACM Awards, the three-hour show also packed in performances from more than 25 different acts, many of whom were performing brand-new singles. Here’s a look at who sang what:
— Entertainer of the year winner Jason Aldean opened the show as part of a medley that featured all the nominees in that category singing their big hits: After he kicked things off with “Lights Come On,” he was followed by Luke Bryan with “Move,” Florida Georgia Line with “H.O.L.Y.,” Carrie Underwood with “Church Bells” and Keith Urban with “Wasted Time.”
— Co-hosts Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley teamed with Eagles guitarist Joe Walsh to pay tribute to the late Chuck Berry with “Johnny B. Goode.”
— Sam Hunt performed “Body Like a Back Road,” which he sang partly from the audience, sitting with his arm around his significant other Hannah Lee Fowler.
— Dierks Bentley performed “Black,” and later returned to team up with Cole Swindell for a duet on “Flatliner.”
— New female vocalist of the year winner Maren Morris sang “I Could Use a Love Song,” and later returned to team up with male vocalist and song of the year winner Thomas Rhett for their new duet, “Cravin’ You.”
— Jason Aldean sang “Any Ol’ Barstool.”
— Female vocalist and album of the year winner Miranda Lambert sang a simple, solo, stripped-down version of “Tin Man.”
— Rascal Flatts sang their new single “Yours If You Want It”
— Keith Urban sang “Blue Ain’t Your Color”, which was shot in black and white, except for his blue guitar and blue background. Then Carrie Underwood joined him for their duet “The Fighter” while the dancers from the video performed in the background.