There were so many performances at the 2018 ACM Awards that commercial breaks were welcome interruptions. The millions of television viewers needed a break to grab refreshments ... or to wipe away tears.

Some of these performances were downright exhausting. Take Carrie Underwood, for example. What began as a nervous, timid version of her new song "Cry Pretty" quickly morphed into one of the most powerful country music TV moments of the decade. It's as if we were witnessing the singer find herself in a song.

Kenny Chesney's opening performance of "Get Along" and Kane Brown's duet with Lauren Alaina were two more ACM Awards performances we loved. Which was your favorite? Maybe it came when Dierks Bentley pulled his wife out of the crowd or when Kelsea Ballerini dropped from the rafters? Click any of the links below to relive the performance and then flip through some of the best show moments from the 2018 ACM Awards.

2018 ACM Awards Performances:

Alan Jackson and Jon Pardi, “Chattahoochee”
Blake Shelton, “I Lived It”
Brett Young, “In Case You Didn’t Know”
Carrie Underwood, “Cry Pretty”
Chris Janson, "Redneck Life"
Chris Young, “Losing Sleep”
Dan + Shay, "Tequila"
Darius Rucker, "For the First Time"
Dierks Bentley, “Woman, Amen”
Florida Georgia Line and Bebe Rexha, “Meant to Be”
Jason Aldean, “You Make It Easy”
Kane Brown and Lauren Alaina, “What Ifs”
Keith Urban and Julia Michaels, “Coming Home”
Kelsea Bellerini, “I Hate Love Songs”
Kenny Chesney, “Get Along”
Lady Antebellum, “Heart Break”
Little Big Town, "Rocket Man"
Luke Bryan, "Most People Are Good"
Maren Morris, “Rich”
Midland, "Drinkin' Problem"
Miranda Lambert, “Keeper of the Flame”
Thomas Rhett, "Marry Me"
Toby Keith and Blake Shelton, “Should’ve Been a Cowboy”

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