JASON ALDEAN, LUKE BRYAN, TIM MCGRAW,
THOMAS RHETT AND CHRIS STAPLETON
ADDED TO LINEUP OF PERFORMERS
ON THE 51ST ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS®
TIM MCGRAW TO PERFORM THE NATIONAL TELEVISION DEBUT
OF HIS NEW SINGLE, “HUMBLE AND KIND”
BROADCAST LIVE FROM THE MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA IN LAS VEGAS
SUNDAY, APRIL 3, 2016 ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK
The Academy of Country Music® and dick clark productions announced music 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, Country Music’s Party of the Year®. The ceremony, co-hosted by Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley, is produced for television by dick clark productions and will be broadcast live from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Sunday, April 3 at 8:00PM 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.
In addition to performing on the 51st ACM Awards, Chris Stapleton leads the ACM nominations with seven nods, including Album of the Year and Male Vocalist of the Year. Thomas Rhett earned three including Album of the Year, and 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. The show is produced for television by dick clark productions and will broadcast LIVE from MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network. Allen Shapiro, Mike Mahan, R.A. Clark, Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco are executive producers. Bob Romeo is executive producer for the Academy of Country Music.