2017 ACM Awards: 10 Best, Worst and WTF Moments

From co-hosts Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley's opening monologue to a bro country/boy band mash-up

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Best: Joe Walsh Says
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Best: Joe Walsh Says "Hail! Hail!" to Rock & Roll

If you want to pay tribute to a legendary rock guitarist, call on a legendary rock guitarist. The ACMs did it right by tapping needer-of-no-introduction Joe Walsh to knock a salute to the late Chuck Berry right out of the park. Teaming up with Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley for a rollicking "Johnny B. Goode," Walsh all but stole the spotlight from the co-hosts and had Vegas rocking like an outsized juke joint. Short of duck walking, Walsh's blood-and-guts six-string fireworks rightfully channeled the spirit of the recently deceased iconic innovator. A.G.

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