Prior to the start of the Academy of Country Music Awards, country music fans were worried about how political the show would get.

Some even threatened to turn it off if politics took precedent over the celebration of country music:

However, unlike the Country Music Awards, which took place in November 2017, the ACMs and its host, Reba McEntire, made little to no political remarks throughout the entire three hour show.

Reba used her opening monologue to make fun of the most popular country music artists, including herself:

Viewers thanked Reba for keeping the show about the music and the entertainment:

What did you think of the ACM Awards?

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