SUPERSTARS JASON ALDEAN, LUKE BRYAN, TIM McGRAW,
THOMAS RHETT AND CHRIS STAPLETON
ADDED TO STAR-STUDDED LINEUP OF PERFORMERS ON
THE "51ST ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS(R),"
BROADCAST LIVE FROM THE MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA
IN LAS VEGAS SUNDAY, APRIL 3 ON CBS
Tim McGraw to Perform the National Television Debut of His New Single,
"Humble and Kind"
Superstars Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Tim McGraw, Thomas Rhett and Chris Stapleton have been added to the star-studded lineup of artists scheduled to perform at the 51ST ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS(R). The ceremony, co-hosted by Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley, will be broadcast live from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Sunday, April 3 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network.
Exclusive to the 51st ACM AWARDS, 16-time ACM Award winner Tim McGraw will perform the national television debut of his new single, "Humble and Kind," from his latest album, Damn Country Music.
Chris Stapleton leads ACM nominations with seven nods, including Album of the Year and Male Vocalist of the Year. Thomas Rhett earned three nominations, including Album of the Year. Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan each received two nominations, including nods for ACM Entertainer of the Year.
Aldean, Bryan, McGraw, Rhett and Stapleton join previously announced performers including Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Cam, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, Sam Hunt, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban and Florida Georgia Line. Additional acts and presenters will be announced in the coming weeks.
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About the Academy of Country Music Awards:
The 51st ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS is dedicated to honoring and showcasing the biggest names and emerging talent in the country music industry. Allen Shapiro, Mike Mahan, R.A. Clark, Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco are the executive producers. Bob Romeo is executive producer for the Academy of Country Music.
RATING: To Be Announced
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