3 Artists Get The Call Of A Lifetime From Carrie Underwood
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Luke Combs, LANCO, and Ashley McBryde all received calls they will never forget from Carrie Underwood on March 25th! Carrie Underwood made the phone calls to inform the artists that they had won the ACM Award for New Artist in their respective categories!
The 54th Academy of Country Music Awards are on April 7th, but the Academy announced the first three winners with a surprise call from none other than 14-time ACM winner, Carrie Underwood. Making the call even more special, the awards mark the first ACM award won by each artist, and their reactions show it! The exciting news was announced by the Academy with a video of the winners' reactions, as well as all three artists sharing the news with their fans on social media.
It was just a normal morning for Luke Combs when he got the call from Carrie that he won the ACM for New Male Artist of the Year. According to Luke, he got the news in the middle of making his morning toaster strudel. Watch Luke's reaction below [WATCH]. Luke is also nominated for Male Artist of the Year.
It looked like LANCO was in the middle of a rehearsal when they got the news from Carrie that they won the ACM for New Group of the Year. They responded with a round of cheers and applause, followed by being speechless. Watch LANCO's reaction below [WATCH]. LANCO is also nominated for Group of the Year.
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We can’t even begin to describe how truly honored we our to win an ACM award for new group of the year. Thank you to every single person that has believed in us and made this crazy journey possible. From our fans, to our team, to our families, this would never be possible without you. We love y’all. Now let’s celebrate in Vegas! @acmawards
Ashley McBryde was already ready to celebrate when she answered the phone holding a red solo cup, but she had no idea what was coming. She answered the phone giggling and did not believe the news from Carrie that she had won the ACM for New Female Artist of the Year. After hanging up the phone, she celebrated by throwing her drink in the air! Watch Ashley's reaction below [WATCH]. Ashley is also nominated for Female Artist of the Year.
All three winners are set to perform live at the show, along side country superstars Florida Georgia Line, George Strait, Dierks Bentley and so many more. The ACM Awards are going to be hosted by Reba McEntire and will air LIVE on Sunday, April 7th from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas at 8pm ET on CBS. Don't forget to watch the awards and see if Luke, LANCO, and Ashley will take home another award, as well as which other stars will secure a win!
Congrats to Luke, LANCO, and Ashley for their wins and to the rest of the nominees!