The Academy of Country Music announced Tuesday that Ed Sheeran will take the stage at the 2023 Academy of Country Music Awards (ACM Awards), taking place on Thursday, May 11th. Sheeran just released his sixth studio album, Subtract, on Friday. The album features the singles “Eyes Closed” and “Boat.”
Sheeran, 32, will be performing at the annual awards show for the first time this year. In a video, Sheeran said he is “super pumped” to be performing at the ACM Awards: “Who said the Brits don’t have a little bit of country in them? I’m really excited to be at the Academy of Country Music Awards this week. This is the first time that I’ll be performing on it and I am super pumped about it. And I hope to see you there.”
The ACM Awards, hosted by Dolly Parton and Garth Brooks, will take place Thursday at Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas, and stream at 8 p.m. EDT on Prime Video.
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