Multi-ACM Award®-Winning Artists Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Blake Shelton and Keith Urban Added as Performers for the “53rd Academy of Country Music Awards™,” Broadcasting Live From the MGM Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Sunday, April 15 on CBS
Drew Brees, Nancy O’Dell, Rebecca Romijn and Lindsey Vonn Announced as Presenters for Country Music’s Party of the Year®
Multi-ACM Award®-winning artists Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Blake Shelton and Keith Urban have been added to the stellar lineup of performers for the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards™, honoring country music’s superstars and hottest emerging talent. 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.
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT host Nancy O’Dell, actress Rebecca Romijn and Olympic alpine skier Lindsey Vonn have been added as presenters for the ceremony. Previously announced ACM Awards performers include Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris, Bebe Rexha and Thomas Rhett.
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.
ACM Award® nominee and performer Dierks Bentley will provide fans with an incredible chance to be a part of the live broadcast performance of his hit, “Woman, Amen,” at the 53rnd Academy of Country Music Awards™. As of today, fans are invited to submit image of their everyday Submit a Photo of an Everyday Female Heroes (e.g. mom, sister, wife, relative, friend, co-worker, doctor, teammate, coach) for consideration to be features on screens behind Bentley during the live telecast of his performance.
You could be a part of celebratory anthem by submitting a personal picture you have taken of the woman in your life who you want to honor. Images should be taken on a solid, neutral colored background and must be posted via Twitter or Instagram with the official Hashtag #WomanAmenACM now through April 4th – Find Out How at cbs.com/dierks
About the Academy of Country Music Awards
The 53rd 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. 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®, 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.