On Wednesday night time, Taylor Swift returned to the Academy of Country Music Awards stage for the primary time in seven years to offer the stay debut of her Folklore minimize “Betty,” which the pop star has launched to nation radio.
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Swift’s efficiency discovered the singer-songwriter in khaki pants and a sequined turtleneck, seated in entrance of a glowing stagelight. With simply her guitar and a harmonica participant, it was an appropriately subdued efficiency for the candy love tune, and regardless of almost a decade passing since she left Nashville for pop, Swift slipped again into her nation music mode with ease. There was one notable edit, nonetheless: within the album model of “Betty,” she sings, “if I simply confirmed up at your get together…would you inform me to go fuck myself?” On the ACMs, she modified it to, “inform me to go straight to hell.”
The 2-time ACM Entertainer of the 12 months winner carried out at Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry Home, the place Keith City hosted the ACMs and artists like Kane Brown, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, and Morgan Wallen all took the stage.
For the primary time within the ceremony’s 55-year historical past, the ACMs are being held in Nashville as a result of coronavirus pandemic, with artists performing on the Opry Home, Bluebird Cafe, and, in pretaped segments, from the Ryman Auditorium.