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Kelsea Ballerini Gives Incredible Performance of 'Half of My Hometown' at ACM Awards 2021 - Watch Now

Kelsea Ballerini and Kenny Chesney are slowing things down at the 2021 ACM Awards.

The two country singers teamed up for a performance of their ballad “half of my hometown” during the country music awards show from Nashville, Tenn. airing on Sunday (April 18).

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Kelsea Ballerini

Kelsea and Kenny‘s duet is featured on her album Kelsea, which she released back in March 2020. You can stream the entire album here.

Earlier in the night, Kelsea arrived at the event looking absolutely stunning in a green, silk gown.

You can check out all the winners from the 2021 ACM Awards here!

FYI: Kelsea Ballerini is wearing a Dolce & Gabbana gown, Anabela Chan earrings, and LeVian bracelets.

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ACM Awards 2021 - Complete Winners List Revealed!

The full winners list from the 2021 Academy of Country Music Awards has been revealed!

The show was held on Sunday (April 18) with both live and pre-recorded elements, with performances given throughout Nashville, Tenn.

Maren Morris led the pack of nominees this year and she picked up a couple awards during the show. The person who won Entertainer of the Year wasn’t actually at the event and had to accept the award via Zoom.

Make sure to check out our coverage to see all of the best performances from the show and see all of the red carpet pics as well.

Did you know that history was made during the show?

Click inside to see all of the nominees…More Here! »

Keith Urban Rocks Out on Stage Performing 'Tumbleweed' at ACM Awards 2021 - Watch!

Keith Urban is rocking the 2021 ACM Awards stage!

The 53-year-old country rocker took over the stage for a performance during the awards show at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tenn. on Sunday night (April 18).

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Keith Urban

For his performance, Keith lit up the stage while singing his latest single “Tumbleweed.”

The song is featured on Keith‘s latest album The Speed of Now Part 1, which he released back in September. You can stream the entire album here.

Keith is serving as co-host of the ACMs tonight alongside Mickey Guyton.

Back in February, Keith and wife Nicole Kidmanโ€˜s two daughters, Sunday Rose, 12, and Faith Margaret, 10, made a very rare public appearance, joining their parents during the virtual 2021 Golden Globes ceremony!

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ACM Awards Co-Host Mickey Guyton Gives Beautiful Performance of 'Hold On' (Video)

Mickey Guyton totally blew us away with her performance at the 2021 ACM Awards!

The 37-year-old country singer is co-hosting the awards show with Keith Urban and she showed off her vocal talents during the event on Sunday night (April 18) at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tenn.

Mickey performed her song “Hold On” and she was joined by a choir at the end of the performance.

We have some exciting news to share about Mickey and her career. Make sure to check out our previous post from this weekend.

Throughout the ACM Awards, Mickey wore a bunch of outfits on stage and you can see a bunch of them in the gallery here.

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Blake Shelton Performs His 20-Year-Old Song 'Austin' at ACM Awards 2021

Blake Shelton is making us feel like it’s 2001 again!

The 44-year-old country singer and The Voice coach performed his debut hit single “Austin” at the 2021 Academy of Country Music Awards airing on Sunday (April 18) from Nashville, Tenn.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Blake Shelton

Blake first rose to fame after dropping “Austin” back on April 16, 2001 when he was just 24-years-old. It was the first single off of his self-titled debut album, which was released later that year.

After singing a few verses of “Austin,” Blake brought things back to 2021 by performing his latest single “Minimum Wage.”

Blake is nominated for one ACM award this year, Music Event of the Year for “Nobody But You” with fiancee Gwen Stefani.

In a new interview, Blake revealed when he and Gwen are getting married!

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Jimmie Allen Makes History at ACM Awards 2021 Before Brad Paisley Crashes His Performance

Jimmie Allen performs alongside Brad Paisley during the 2021 ACM Awards at the Bluebird Cafe in Nashville, Tenn., on Sunday night (April 18).

The 31-year-old singer’s performance of “Freedom Was A Highway” was crashed by Brad, following Jimmie‘s historic win at the show.

Jimmie became the first Black man to ever win the New Male Artist of the Year.

“I remember watching the ACMs growing up,” he recalled in an interview with People. “I would start on the couch and when the winner won the category, I had to walk up and stand by the TV and give my acceptance speech. This is something I’ve wanted for awhile and it’s pretty cool that it’s here.”

Jimmie added that he never celebrates “anything like this. I’ve been trying to do this music thing for so long, I kind of got addicted to struggle, the grind, so typically once I reach some sort of moment, I’m like, ‘Aiight, cool, what’s next?’ I’m ready to get back to hitting the ground running.”

“This time I’m actually going to celebrate! I had family fly in, some friends fly in, and I’m just going to hang out, have a barbecue.”

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Lady A Arrives at ACM Awards 2021 to Perform 'Like a Lady'

Lady A is mixing things up for the 2021 ACM Awards performance!

Instead of performing inside one of the venues for the awards show airing on Sunday (April 18), the country music band decided to take things outside, performing on a waterfront stage at the Bridge Building in Nashville, Tenn.

For their performance, Lady A – consisting of members Hillary Scott, Charles Kelley, and Dave Haywood – performed their latest single “Like a Lady.”

In a recent interview, Lady A, which was formerly known as Lady Antebellum, explained why it took so long for them to change the band’s name.

Lady A was only up for one award this year, Group of the Year. They ended up losing to Old Dominion.

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