How the ACM Awards Dropped the Ball on Recognizing Route 91 Tragedy

A few hours prior to Sunday's 53rd ACM Awards in Las Vegas, an interesting and unexpected initiative was launched on social media. Dubbed #FansFirst, artists like Thomas Rhett posted lengthy messages about how the Route 91 Harvest festival shooting affected them personally and stated they'd be wearing special numeral lapel pins on the red carpet in honor of the 851 injured and the 58 killed,

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