Last year, Reba hosted the Academy of Country Music Awards, and she must’ve done an excellent job. Because the ACM has asked her back to host again this year. This marks Reba’s 16th time as host, even though she took a few years off — from 2013 to 2017 — when Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton and Dierks Bentley filled her shoes. The first time Reba hosted was way back in the 80s, with Mac Davis and John Schneider.
Today Mon 1st October) the country music community will pause for a moment of silence to mark the one-year anniversary of the shooting at the 2017 Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas, Nevada. Radio stations, record labels and other organizations will be participating.
Country Music returned to Las Vegas for the first time since the tragic events of the 1st October last year. Aldean opened the 53rd Academy of Country Music awards along with Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris, Thomas Rhett and Luke Bryan.
The mass shooting that happened during Jason Aldean’s closing performance at Las Vegas’ Route 91 Harvest Festival was a nightmare no one should ever experience.