To use some Las Vegas lingo, the 53rd ACM Awards were pretty much a push, as any major wins the show pulled off were tempered with missteps and head-scratching moments.
Women delivered some of the night’s best performances, but were shut out of the Entertainer of the Year race. Brothers Osborne and Old Dominion both cemented their status, but neither received a performance slot. And the shadow over the room – how to acknowledge the Route 91 Harvest festival shooting – never seemed to be fully dispelled. Here are the 15 best, worst and WTF moments of the 2018 ACMs.