The annual Academy of Country Music Awards was postponed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, however as a substitute, stars of nation carried out in self-isolation for the digital present, together with Shania, Tim McGraw and Carrie Underwood.
The former handled followers to ‘Honey, I’m Home’ and carried out with her horse and pet canine by her aspect in her barn.
She stated: “These are crazy times, but we’re gonna do what we always do, and pull together get through it. From our homes to your homes, with stories, songs, and all of us because let’s face it, we’re all in this together.”
The ’That Don’t Impress Me Much’ hitmaker then belted out mega-hit ‘Man! I Feel Like a Woman’.
The programme’s host Gayle King had teased: “Shania Twain is in her barn with a horse and she’s playing her song.”
She quipped: “The horse is very curious, but please pay
“I can not say sufficient about how fantastically completed it was.”
Carrie – who is nominated for Entertainer of the Year – wowed with her intimate rendition of her hit single ‘Drinking Alone’ and offered some comforting words during the health crisis.
She said: “Just bear in mind, we’re not likely alone.
“We are alone, together, and that is exactly how we are gonna get through this mess.”
Tim gave a stripped-back rendition of ‘Humble and Kind’, while Lady Antebellum carried out ‘What I’m Leaving For’, with the trio joined by their kids.
Hillary Scott launched the efficiency.
She stated: “This song is about walking out of your house and leaving your family to do what you know you’re called to do, which right now is not an easy thing.”
The CBS present additionally featured a tribute to the late nation legend, Joe Diffie, who died after contracting the lethal virus on March 29, with Chris Young performing the late star’s 1994 observe ‘Pickup Man’.
Elsewhere, Gwen Stefani teamed up with husband Blake Shelton for ‘Nobody But You’ from their Oklahoma residence.
And different performances got here from Luke Bryan, Thomas Rhett and Eric Church.
The precise ceremony – which was set to be hosted by Keith Urban and happen in Las Vegas – will now air on September 16.
Justin Bieber is nominated for his first-ever ACM prize this 12 months.
The ‘Sorry’ hitmaker’s nation pop collaboration, ‘10,000 Hours’, with duo Dan + Shay is in competition for Song of the Year – with Justin nominated as each the artist and songwriter – Video of the Year and Music Event of the Year.
Maren Morris and Thomas lead the nominations with 5 nodes apiece.