Eric Church returned to the stage at the 2021 ACM Awards on Sunday night (April 18). The country superstar performed a song titled "Bunch of Nothing" — and wow, was it something.

Church was armed with his signature swagger and gruff to the Ryman stage, burning through the performance of "Bunch of Nothing" like you'd expect from the Chief. Singer Joanna Cotten added her signature, soaring vocals to the three-and-a-half-minute foot stomper. Church co-wrote the song with frequent collaborator Jeff Hyde, who also co-wrote some of Church's biggest hits, including "Springsteen."

"Bunch of Nothing" is one of the new tracks on Church's new triple-album collection, Heart & Soul. The song appears on the final part of the trilogy, Soul, which is set for release on April 23. Church is releasing the album in three separate parts, with the first installment, Heart, already dropping on Friday (April 16).

"Bunch of Nothing" finds the narrator serving as a helpful ear to a friend in a bar who's wishing he knew how to get his lover back after she's left. But he comes up short in trying to give advice on that particular subject:

"I know every hole in the Clinch River / And I know how to find them bass / I know how to tune a six-string Martin / And kick Saturday in the ass / I know how to make that moonshine / I know you want your sunshine back / I know a whole lotta ‘bout a lil’ somethin’ somethin’ / And a whole bunch of nothing ‘bout that," he sings ruefully in the chorus.

Church will embark on his newly announced 2021 Gather Again Tour beginning on Sept. 17 at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky. The tour takes in 55 dates before wrapping at Madison Square Garden in New York City on May 20, 2022.

The country superstar went into the 2021 ACM Awards with nominations for Entertainer and Male Artist of the Year. His collaboration with Luke Combs on "Does to Me" also received a nod for Music Event of the Year, which went to Carly Pearce and Lee Brice in an early award announced before the broadcast.

The 2021 ACM Awards air live on CBS and stream live on Paramount+. Sign up for Paramount+ here.

2021 ACM Awards Show Photos:

The 2021 ACM Awards took place in Nashville on Sunday night (April 18). Luke Bryan was crowned Entertainer of the Year, while Thomas Rhett and Maren Morris were named Male and Female Artist of the Year, respectively.

The three-hour show was also packed with performances from Miranda Lambert, Luke Combs, Little Big Town and many more. Artists were at the Grand Ole Opry House, the Ryman Auditorium and the Bluebird Cafe, as well as on Lower Broadway, at the Station Inn and along the Nashville riverfront.

Keith Urban and Mickey Guyton co-hosted the show.

See Pictures From the 2021 ACM Awards Red Carpet:

The best dressed on the 2021 ACM Awards red carpet brought color — lots of color — for an awards show that promises to be a celebration. Photos show stars like Carly Pearce, Kelsea Ballerini, Chris Young, Kane Brown and more wearing the hottest and often most expensive designer outfits, or suits they designed themselves, in the case of Jimmie Allen.

Check out a full gallery of country music's hottest stars on the ACM Awards red carpet. Who do you think is best dressed and worst dressed?

The 2021 ACM Awards took place at the Bluebird Cafe, Grand Ole Opry and Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on Sunday (April 18).

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