ACM AWARDS(R) NOMINEES JASON ALDEAN, KELSEA BALLERINI,
DIERKS BENTLEY, LUKE BRYAN, FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE,
MIRANDA LAMBERT, MAREN MORRIS AND THOMAS RHETT
TO PERFORM ON "THE 53RD ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS(TM),"
BROADCASTING LIVE FROM THE MGM GARDEN ARENA IN LAS VEGAS, SUNDAY, APRIL 15 ON CBS
Bebe Rexha to Join Florida Georgia Line
for Performance of Chart-Topping Collaboration "Meant To Be"
Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris and Thomas Rhett will take the stage for must-see performances on the 53RD ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS(TM), honoring country music's superstars and hottest emerging talent. Bebe Rexha will make her debut appearance at Country Music's Party of the Year(R), performing the chart-topping collaboration "Meant to Be" with Florida Georgia Line. The ACM AWARDS will be broadcast LIVE from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Sunday, April 15 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network.
As previously announced, multimedia superstar Reba McEntire will return to host the 53rd ACM Awards, which honors and showcases the biggest names and emerging talent in country music and is produced for television by dick clark productions. This year's show will mark Reba's 15th time hosting the ceremony. She last co-hosted the ceremony with Blake Shelton in 2012.
Additional acts and presenters will be announced in the coming weeks. For event updates, tickets and hotel information, please visit www.ACMcountry.com.
About the Academy of Country Music Awards
The 53RD ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS(TM) is dedicated to honoring and showcasing the biggest names and emerging talent in the country music industry. The show is produced for television by dick clark productions. Allen Shapiro, Mike Mahan, R.A. Clark, Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco are executive producers. Pete Fisher is executive producer for the Academy of Country Music.
Tickets to the ACM Awards are now on sale at www.axs.com. Media credential applications to cover the Awards in Las Vegas are now available at www.ACMcountry.com/press. For more information on the ACM Awards and all ACM events including ACM Party for a Cause(R), visit www.ACMcountry.com and www.PartyForaCause.com. You can like Academy of Country Music on Facebook or follow on Twitter at @ACMawards and Instagram @ACMAwards for more immediate updates.
RATING: To Be Announced
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