Wow!! Should we all have seen this coming all along?!
However, could they have been plotting the 22-year-old's sudden 1D exodus for a while??
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Talk about a burn for Britney Spears!
But, wowowow! What a show!!!
And that's what the Academy of Country Music Awards truly was; a whole night of the best country artists performing their big hits!
Seriously, the performances just did NOT stop & we loved it!
The Band Perry killed it with Chainsaw!
Miranda Lambert got down during her song Automatic!
Lee Brice got emotional during his song I Drive Your Truck!
Luke Bryan rocked out during Play It Again!
Kip Moore sang Somethin' Bout A Truck!
Florida Georgia Line sang their song Stay!
Eric Church performed Give Me Back My Hometown!
Brad Paisley gave a poolside performance of River Bank!
Brett Eldredge sang his song Beat of the Music!
Blake Shelton & Gwen Sebastian sang My Eyes together & it was great!
Rascal Flatts were absolutely AH-MAZE singing their song Rewind!!
Miranda teamed up with George Strait for a tribute to the legendary Merle Haggard to sing I'm A Lonesome Fugitive & Tonight The Bottle Let Me Down!
Hunter Hayes was an adorable country cherub as he sang Invisible!
& everyone's favorite performance was when Darius Rucker & Lady Antebellum teamed up for Wagon Wheel!