New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
Country Music's Party of the Year just got bigger with all-star collaborations added to the 54TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS. The awards telecast, hosted by Reba McEntire, will air LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena
in Las Vegas
on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 8:00 PM ET / delayed PT on the CBS Television Network.
The ACM Awards will once again feature "ACM Flashbacks," a fan favorite moment honoring classic country music hits and/or the artists whose music continues to influence musicians and fans alike. This year's "ACM Flashbacks" will feature 29-time ACM Award-winning duo Brooks & Dunn
performing with Luke Combs
(ACM New Male Artist of the Year), and the king of country music and 24-time ACM Award winner George
Strait performing with Miranda
Lambert. In addition, Lambert, the most-awarded artist in ACM Awards history with 32 wins, will perform a flashback medley of her greatest hits.
Multi-platinum award-winning global superstar Khalid
has been added to the star-studded lineup and will perform with Kane Brown. Additional exciting collaborations include Jason Aldean
(ACM Dick Clark Artist of the Decade Award honoree) & Kelly
Clarkson, Dierks Bentley
& Brandi Carlile, Eric Church
& Ashley McBryde (ACM New Female Artist of the Year), Dan + Shay
Clarkson, Florida Georgia Line
& Jason Aldean, and Maren Morris
& Brothers Osborne.
Previously announced performers include LANCO
(ACM New Group of the Year), Little
Big Town, Reba McEntire, Thomas
Rhett, Chris Stapleton
and Carrie Underwood. Additional acts and presenters will be announced in the coming week.
Tickets for the ceremony are available for purchase now at www.axs.com. For more information on the ACM Awards and all ACM events including ACM Party for a Cause®, visit ACMcountry.com. You can also like Academy of Country Music
on Facebook or follow on Twitter and Instagram for more immediate updates.
The 54th 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
in Las Vegas
on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 8:00 PM ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network. R.A. Clark, Reba McEntire, Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco are executive producers. Pete Fisher
is executive producer for the Academy of Country Music.