50th anniversary, the Academy of Country Music Awards will leave their longtime Las Vegas home and relocate to Dallas, where the televised award ceremony and performances will be held at AT&T Stadium.
And you’ll be hard-pressed to find a bigger supporter of the idea – beyond Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, perhaps – than the one-and-only George, who wrapped his Cowboy Rides Away Tour at the massive venue on June 7th.
“I don’t think they’re going to have a problem there,” the always under-stated Strait says. “If you haven’t been there, you’ve got to go. It’s amazing.” The King is excited to see what happens next spring, too – “I’m looking forward to being there. Hopefully I can be a part of it.”