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2020 ACM Awards: 10 Best, Worst and WTF Moments

An Entertainer of the Year winner with an asterisk, the prodigal return of Taylor Swift, and masks, masks, everywhere a mask

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Carrie Underwood, Luke Combs, and Taylor Swift made for a very 2020 night at the 55th ACM Awards.

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They were six months late and far away from their traditional host city of Las Vegas, but the 55th ACM Awards finally did their thing on Wednesday night in Nashville. Big names like Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood all performed, masks and PPE were as present as guitars, and winners received their trophies in one of the most unconventional — but tasteful — shows in recent memory. Here’s the 10 best, worst and WTF moments.


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