Taylor Swift to Perform at the ACM Awards for the First Time in 7 Years

The Academy of Country Music announced that Taylor Swift will perform at the ACM Awards on Sept. 16.

Taylor, a two-time ACM Entertainer of the Year, will perform her current country single, “Betty,” at the Grand Ole Opry House. Penned by Taylor and William Bowery, “Betty” is featured on Taylor’s recent No. 1 album, Folklore. The world premiere performance of “Betty” will mark Taylor’s first gig at the ACM Awards in seven years.

The ACM Awards will air live from Nashville on Sept. 16 at 8 p.m. ET on CBS. The show will take place at three iconic Nashville institutions: the Grand Ole Opry House, The Bluebird Cafe and Ryman Auditorium. Keith Urban will host the show for the first time. 

Previously announced performers include Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani, Jimmie Allen, Kelsea Ballerini, Gabby Barrett, Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert, Tim McGraw, Maren Morris, Old Dominion, Riley Green, Tenille Townes, Thomas Rhett featuring Jon Pardi, Eric Church, Mickey Guyton, Morgan Wallen, Dan + Shay, Kane Brown, Florida Georgia Line, Trisha Yearwood and Luke Bryan.

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