Country music will return to Las Vegas on Sunday, April 15th for the ACM Awards.
For many, this will be the first return to the city since the devastating shooting that took place on October 1, 2017.
Reba McEntire, host of this year's awards show, tells Billboard, "We will gather up and huddle up. We will hug. We’ll remember, we’ll cry and we’ll move forward, but never will we ever forget what happened."
Jason Aldean was on stage when the shooting began on that fall evening.
When he returns to town for the ACMs, it will be his first trip back since visiting the victims in the hospital shortly after the shooting.
Aldean tells CMT, "It’s still tough every day, and you think about it."
Read his story here: