ACM Awards 2016: Nick Jonas Botches Guitar Solo During Kelsea Ballerini’s “Peter Pan”

Needless to say, 2016 was a tough year for country music award ceremonies.

A lot of us remember Alan Jackson’s walk-out at the 2016 CMAs during the Dixie Chicks and Beyoncé’s performance, after he was told that the show was going to focus on past country music stars with it being the 50th anniversary of the awards ceremony… and they completely failed to do so.

However, that wasn’t the only unforgettable (or forgettable) moment at a country music awards ceremony that year.

Kelsea Ballerini was performing her new hit at the time, “Peter Pan,” at the 2016 ACM Awards, and she was joined by none other than Nick Jonas to perform the song because… who really know?

Ya know, just throwing in a random pop star made famous by Disney Channel is a total ACM move.

Anyways, the performance started to head a little south, when Jonas came in for the electric guitar solo.

Needless to say, my guy botched more than a few notes, and it sounded more like a third grader showing off his “new skills” in front of the whole school during the talent show.

It was a mess.

He eventually just pulled the plug on the guitar behind him and awkwardly joined Ballerini side by side to conclude the song.

He later called it a “brain fart,” but it was more like blacking out on cheap plastic bottle vodka and shitting the bed…

A beer bottle on a dock



A beer bottle on a dock