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ICYMI: Brittney Spencer Receives Standing Ovation At ACM Honors

Performs Tear-Inducing Rendition of “Independence Day” Honoring Gretchen Peters for Ryman Auditorium Debut

Country newcomer Brittney Spencer made her debut on the iconic Ryman Auditorium stage last night (8.25) during the 56th annual ACM Honors Awards, and her “riveting take” (USA Today) on Gretchen Peters’ timeless hit “Independence Day” earned a standing ovation, and a few tears from Peters who watched. Watch the full performance here:

Recently named one of “5 Black Artists Rewriting Country Music” by The Recording Academy, Spencer will open for Jason Isbell this Fall, including another appearance on the Ryman stage on Saturday, October 16th, and she was just announced as an opener for the Brett Eldredge 'Good Day Tour' through the end of the year. For tickets and more information on Spencer’s upcoming tour dates, visit



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