Dan + Shay's 'Tequila' Performance on the 2018 CMA Awards Was So Hot, a Piano Literally Burst Into Flames


Rising nation superstars Dan + Shay carried out their smash hit “Tequila” on the 2018 CMA Awards, wowing the group on the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. on Nov. 14.

The duo, comprised of Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney, carried out alongside a full band atop a mostly-bare stage, permitting a blinding gentle present to do many of the speaking. The lights later turned a dramatic pink hue throughout the bridge, after which Mooney’s piano really appeared to catch on hearth.  

“We knew it was actually particular -- we have been actually happy with this tune,” the duo beforehand instructed Billboard of the tune. “Sometimes a piano ballad is somewhat dangerous to place out as a radio single, however we put ["Tequila"] out, and instantly we might really feel the response was, like, so elevated...the tune has taken our profession to new heights. It's cool that we trusted our intestine on that one.”

Watch a clip of the epic efficiency above.