Who could forget Brothers Osborne's incredible tribute to country legend Don Williams at the Country Music Association Awards.
The awards show was first held in April 1966, making it the first of its kind to recognize achievements in the country music genre.
It seems like McEntire would be in favor to win this category because she laid the groundwork for country music.
Who's hosting the Academy of Country Music Awards 2018?
Superstar Reba McEntire will return to host the 53rd ACM Awards, which honors and showcases the biggest names and emerging talent in country music and is produced for television by dick clark productions. The weekend after she co-hosted the show with Brad Paisley, Underwood fell down the stairs at her Nashville home.
The 2018 ACM Awards can be seen on CBS, where they've aired since 1998. The lineup also includes solo performances by Shelton, Lambert, Morris, Rhett, Dan + Shay, Darius Rucker, Chris Young, Lauren Alaina, Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Midland and Brett Young.
The Texas native has won 29 ACM Awards throughout her career and goes into this year's ceremony tied with Brooks & Dunn for the title of the winningest artist in ACM history.
He's closely followed by future Rupp Arena visitor Thomas Rhett, who has six nominations and helped facilitate one of the other Kentucky nominations: Nicholasville's TK McKamy for video of the year with Rhett's "Marry Me".
We'll bring you all the hottest red carpet looks Sunday night, but until then, rock out to some of our country favorites from the previous year in celebration of the big show.
Every day, more performers are advertised through social media to entice fans.