Published: Mon, April 16, 2018
Entertaiment | By Minnie Bishop

Carrie Underwood 'Ready' For ACM Awards After Freak Accident

Carrie Underwood 'Ready' For ACM Awards After Freak Accident

Carried Underwood has shared the following image of her head before her operation at the Country Music Awards.

With a new album poised for release and a world tour on the way, it's no wonder country music icon Keith Urban was all smiles this weekend.

"We are going to give recognition and tribute to the folks of the tragedy that happened here in Vegas not too long ago because a lot of our family in the country music business was involved", McEntire says.

It will be a big night for country music as artists return to Las Vegas for the 53rd annual Academy of Country Music Awards.

"I think it's important to be back here and help the healing through music", he said. Thomas Rhett is next with six nominations, including Male Vocalist of the Year and Album of the Year. The American Idol victor shared the first close-up selfie of her face after her facial injury back in November a year ago, reports Entertainment Tonight.

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According to there will be performances by Carrie Underwood, Toby Keith, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Kelly Clarkson, and many others.

The awards will be broadcast at 8 p.m. ET on CBS. She is the current record holder for most consecutive wins for female vocalist of the year; this year her competition in the category includes Underwood, McEntire, Morris and Kelsea Ballerini.

At this yr's award ceremony, Underwood is nominated for 2 awards, Finest Feminine Vocalist of the Yr and Finest Vocal Occasion of the yr.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS: Chris Stapleton is leading the nominations this year, with a total of five. According to, "Florida Georgia Line and Bebe Rexha will perform their hit 'Meant to Be.'" Since this song is has been hugely successful, fans can look forward to how they will perform it. Ashton Kutcher, Cam, Drew Brees and Eve will present awards.

Kentucky's shadow major nominee is Virgie native Josh Osborne, a songwriter who is up for song of the year for co-writing Sam Hunt's "Body Like a Back Road".

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