ACM Awards: Taylor Swift to thrill fans with ‘Folklore’ performance

Taylor Swift is returning back to her roots with a performance at the 2020 Academy of Country Music Awards on Wednesday.

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Taylor Swift is returning back to her roots with a performance at the 2020 Academy of Country Music Awards on Wednesday.

The country-turned-pop star will perform for the first time in seven years in what will be her first live performance since the release of her new album ‘Folklore’ earlier this summer.

Taylor Swift will perform her single, ‘Betty,’ from her eighth studio album, ‘Folklore,’ which has held the top spot on for six weeks on the Billboard 200 Albums chart.

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The singer, 30, shared a promo for the ACM Awards on Twitter, announcing her return to the ACM stage for the first time since 2013 when she sang the title song from ‘Red,’ before moving into pop.

“Bout to show up at your party @ACMAwards,” Taylor Swift tweeted on Sunday, referencing a line from ‘Betty.’

The Grammy winning artist will reportedly perform from the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tennessee, where the awards show will be broadcast on Wednesday.

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Taylor Swift is a two time ACM Entertainer of the Year and nine-time ACM Awards winner overall.

Previously announced performers include Jimmie Allen, Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan, Gabby Barrett, Kane Brown, Eric Church, Luke Combs, Florida Georgia Line, Dan + Shay, Miranda Lambert, Riley Green, Mickey Guyton, Tim McGraw, Maren Morris, Old Dominion, Thomas Rhett featuring Tenille Townes, Jon Pardi, and Morgan Wallen. Blake Shelton featuring Gwen Stefani, Carrie Underwood and Trisha Yearwood are also confirmed to take the stage, reports Country Now.

The 55th ACM Awards ceremony will be hosted by Keith Urban and will air on Wednesday at 8 p.m. on CBS.

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