Urban won the top prize Sunday with his ninth nomination for the award, besting Chris Stapleton, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney and Jason Aldean, who held the title the last three years. While it was not a huge radio hit, Musgraves won several major awards for the song, and it established her as a breath of fresh air in country music. "I don't think it could be better than that", she told them of Blake's performance. "After the Grammys, and after [the ACM Awards] - you saw some really powerful women performing tonight", she explains.
ET's Nancy O'Dell caught up with Morris on the red carpet of the 2019 ACM Awards, where she talked up about her whirlwind month since releasing her new album, GIRL, and the possibility of writing new music with the country music legend. "And when I look into your eyes/ I know why people died for it/ Freedom, loving you feels like freedom".
For her part, Musgraves also addressed the gender divide backstage at the 2019 ACMs, adding that, in addition to more women, she hoped to see the country format embrace artists of color and those who are a part of the LGTBQ community.
Musgraves is the sole female artist in the album of the year category at the ACM Awards.
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Metz was joined by country stars Carrie Underwood, Lauren Alaina, Mickey Guyton and Maddie & Tae.
The ACMAs will once again feature "ACM Flashbacks", honoring classic country music hits and the artists whose music continues to influence musicians and fans alike.
Instead of singing "I live in Oklahoma" like she does in the original version, Lambert belted out the words "I got the hell out of Oklahoma".