Back in 2012, Dustin Lynch was trying to get his name out there with his first hit single “Cowboys and Angels.” I remember he played to a no-so-packed bar in Lakeland that year. 6 years later, he’s the newest member of the Grand Ole Opry and headlining the QYK Guitar Pull November 7.

Check out the pictures from Dustin’s first ACM Awards appearance. Walking on stage with Carmen Electra? Not a bad way to make your debut buddy!

LAS VEGAS, NV – DECEMBER 10: (L-R) Presenters Dustin Lynch and Carmen Electra speak onstage during the 2012 American Country Awards at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on December 10, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images)

LAS VEGAS, NV – APRIL 07: Singer Dustin Lynch arrives at the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 7, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

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