Bryan Alexander, USA TODAY
Revealed 1: 25 a.m. ET April 19, 2021 | Updated 3: 02 a.m. ET April 19, 2021
On the opposite hand, the pre-taped song aired out of sync during the CBS broadcast, prompting some fans to speculate on Twitter that the duo was lip-synching the performance at Nashville’s neatly-known Bluebird Café.
The performance video, when tweeted out by the ACM Awards, did not have the identical whisk as the published.
The duo addressed the issue on Twitter citing an audio sync issue with the television broadcast.
“We’re bummed about it, nevertheless it occurs, especially when performances are taking place in a pair of areas,” acknowledged Dan + Shay via their respectable Twitter tale, whereas giving “kudos” to the award organizers” for pulling off an enormous show hide.”
Dan + Shay retweeted a comment from singer Alex Gaskarth that addressed the issue.
“Of us accusing @DanAndShay of ‘lip syncing’ over a broadcast issue is hilarious. Audio / Video system defects happen,” Gaskarth wrote. “Shay actually has one of essentially the most attention-grabbing voices in the alternate. Those dudes don’t favor to faux it.”
Dan + Shay responded, “Like you brother.”
interestingly there was an audio/video sync issue on the television broadcast. we’re bummed about it, nevertheless it occurs, especially when performances are taking place in a pair of areas. kudos to the @ACMawards for pulling off an enormous show hide. ❤️ https://t.co/gO4GcJZqNm
— Dan + Shay (@DanAndShay) April 19, 2021
When asked by USA TODAY about the issue, Dan + Shay’s publicist Wes Vause re-iterated that the duo, exact names Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney, was merely stricken by technical issues on the show hide broadcast.
“They were 100 p.c not lip-synching,” acknowledged Vause. “They’d by no method even fetch lip-synching. That’s not even a likelihood.”
Brooke Primero, a publicist for the ACM Awards acknowledged in an e-mail to USA TODAY, “We are in a position to verify that Dan + Shay performed LIVE, not lip-synced.”
Mooney spoke backstage on the award show hide expressing thought about the technical issues. “It be been a tricky time to place these award presentations collectively during these loopy instances,” he acknowledged.
The duo recorded the song Saturday and “were huge stoked” about the performance.
“You know, that is so a lot to place collectively for an award show hide. Here’s numerous craziness,” acknowledged Mo “There would possibly perchance be numerous issues occurring. It took position, we’re bummed. On the opposite hand it’s a ways what it’s a ways. And in recount that they did an enormous job placing collectively an enormous show hide. It was awesome.”
Contributing: Matthew Leimkuehler
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