Best: Florida Georgia Line, Bebe Rexha Celebrate Diversity
For as much hand-wringing anxiety as it caused the country border police, Florida Georgia Line and Bebe Rexha’s “Meant to Be” has since turned into a jam for all seasons. On an ACM Awards stage that sorely needed it, the song sounded weirdly, surprisingly uplifting and boasted an ace harmonizing job from Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard, who paired nicely with Rexha’s soft coo. Topping it all off, a diverse choir of many races and genders was called in to sing that indelible hook, making destiny seem less like a philosophical construct and more like something anyone can manifest with just a little trust. J.F.