Keith Urban and his dog Julian were up late last night (9/15) in Nashville at ACM rehearsals and so he took pulled out his phone to say how excited he was for the ACM Awards tonight (9/16).

Keith said in a video he posted to Instagram, “We’ve had an incredible day today filming. We just finished a photo shoot tonight and it’s about 11:30 at night so I am ready to get to bed and get at it tonight. It’s gonna be really great show, it really is.”

He added, “I can’t wait to host it. I’m glad to get to do it. I’m glad the ACMs are happening. You’re going to see some extraordinary performances and we will celebrate! We all need some of that right?”