BREAKING: Miranda Lambert, Thomas Rhett, Hillary Lindsey Earn Early ACM Award Wins

Miranda Lambert

The Academy of Country Music has revealed winners in three categories ahead of the awards show on Wednesday, Sept. 16, airing on CBS.

The Music Event of the Year honor goes to Miranda Lambert‘s “Fooled Around and Fell In Love,” which features Maren Morris, Ashley McBryde, Tenille Townes, Caylee Hammack and Elle King, and was produced by Jay Joyce.

Thomas Rhett won Video fo the Year for “Remember You Young” (produced by Dan Atchison and directed by TK McKamy), while Hillary Lindsey has been named Songwriter of the Year.

Additionally, the awards show will kick off with each of this year’s Entertainer of the Year nominees—Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Luke Combs and Thomas Rhett—performing a medley of their hits.

Over the weekend, it was announced that Taylor Swift will return to the ACMs stage for the first time in seven years, when she performs her song ‘betty,” from her record-breaking album folklore, onstage at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. It was also announced that this year’s host, reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year and 15-time ACM winner Keith Urban will team with P!nk for the world television premiere of their single, “One Too Many.”

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