Thursday was a big day for Keith Urban: He released a new song and announced he’s hosting the 55th Academy of Country Music Awards!
Keith shared the news on Instagram, revealing his new song “God Whispered Your Name” just dropped, noting it’s “part of a whole bunch of music that is coming out very soon.” Give it a listen below!
He added, “I will be hosting the ACMs this year live from Las Vegas, Sunday April the 5th on CBS. So looking forward to it.”
Damon Whiteside, CEO of the Academy of Country Music, shared his excitement over Keith hosting, saying in a statement, “We are thrilled to have our reigning Entertainer of the Year as the centerpiece of our 55th ACM Awards ceremony. Keith epitomizes greatness in our industry, is beloved by fans and fellow artists, and I can’t think of a better representative to be the face of our Awards show and to help usher in a new era at the Academy.”
Check out the full list of ACM Awards nominees here.