Taylor Swift returns to ACM Awards for ‘Folklore’ premiere

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Country-turned-pop star Taylor Swift returned to her roots with a performance at this year’s Academy of Country Music Awards.

The nine-time ACM award winner performed from the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tennessee, where the awards show was broadcasted Wednesday on CBS.

Swift performed “betty” from her new album “Folklore,” which has held the top spot on for six weeks on the Billboard 200 Albums chart. The song, which is being played on country radio stations, has reached No. 6 on Billboard’s Hot Country song chart.

This marks the first time in seven years that the two-time ACM entertainer of the year has performed at this awards show and the world premiere performance for any song from her “Folklore” album.

Other performers included Miranda Lambert, Eric Church, Luke Bryan, Maren Morris, Blake Shelton with Gwen Stefani, Carrie Underwood and Dan + Shay.