Old Dominion nabbed the trophy for Song of the Year for their hit “One Man Band” at the 55th Academy of Country Music Awards on Wednesday (Sept. 16).
“Songwriting is what got us here,” lead singer Matthew Ramsey shared as tears overcame him on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.
The group went on to emotionally pay tribute to those that they’ve lost and thank the Academy of Country Music for the honor.
“One Man Band” was written by Josh Osborne, Matthew Ramsey, Trevor Rosen and Brad Tursi.
Other Song Of The Year nominees included Dan + Shay featuring Justin Bieber’s “10,000 Hours,” Ashley McBryde’s “Girl Goin’ Nowhere,” Blake Shelton’s “God’s Country,” and Eric Church’s “Some Of It.”
The 55th Academy of Country Music Awards also featured performances from Jimmie Allen, Kelsea Ballerini, Gabby Barrett, Kane Brown, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay, Keith featuring P!nk, Florida Georgia Line, Riley Green, Mickey Guyton, Miranda Lambert, Tim McGraw, Maren Morris, Old Dominion, Thomas Rhett featuring Jon Pardi, Blake Shelton with Gwen Stefani, Taylor Swift, Tenille Townes, Carrie Underwood, Morgan Wallen and Trisha Yearwood.
The 2020 ACM Awards took place in Music City for the first time ever. The three-hour show broadcasted from three iconic venues: Grand Ole Opry House, Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium and The Bluebird Cafe.
The reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year and 15-time ACM Award-winner, Urban also hosted the star-studded event, which broadcasted on Wednesday, September 16 (live 8:00-11:00 PM ET/delayed PT) on CBS Television Network, and streamed live and on-demand on CBS All Access.