Despite the of onslaught of cancellations (SXSW, Stagecoach, RodeoHouston) as a result of the Coronavirus outbreak, the 55th Annual ACM Awards still plan to go forward next month.
“We are closely monitoring the situation along with the MGM team, who are in continuous contact with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Southern Nevada Health District, and other agencies and experts for guidance,” their statement read. “We will take every precaution to ensure the safety of our artists, staff, crew, guests and attendees.”
As of right now, Miranda Lambert will be performing “Fooled Around And Fell In Love” alongside Lindsay Ell, Caylee Hammack, Elle King, Ashley McBryde and Tenille Townes. Keith Urban will also be performing in addition to his hosting duties. More performers are to be announced in the coming weeks.
The event is set to air live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on April 5th… for now.