Morgan Wallen made his return to award reveals a few 12 months after he confronted backlash for an offensive video.
The “Whiskey Glasses” singer attended the 2022 Academy of Country Music Awards on Monday, March 7, the primary since being banned from a number of award reveals after a video of him saying the N-word surfaced in February 2021.
On the 2022 ACM Awards, Morgan was nominated for Male Artist of the 12 months, Album of the 12 months and Music of the 12 months, winning Album of the 12 months for Harmful: The Double Album.
Upon receiving the award for his album, he thanked his household, associates and workforce who’ve proven him “grace alongside the way in which,” he mentioned with out particularly mentioning the scandal.
“After I began this album, I used to be a child,” Morgan mentioned on stage. “However the time I put it out, I used to be a father. And that is turn out to be extra essential to me than the rest. To my son, this album and this award will signify that his daddy was a fighter and he chased his goals and labored laborious to make them a actuality.”