In the latest special pairing for the 2016 Academy of Country Music Awards, Kelsea Ballerini will perform with Nick Jonas.
— Nick Jonas (@nickjonas) March 29, 2016
— ACM Awards (@ACMawards) March 29, 2016
The pair joins already announced duets by Dolly Parton and Katy Perry as well as a ZZ Top cover from Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban, and ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons.
Also announced was a special performance by New Orleans up-and-comer Trombone Shorty with a yet to be named performer.
On the presenter side, actor Tom Hiddleston and ACM Nominee Madde & Tae will join an already lengthy list which includes Miss America, as well as a strong group of country talent.
Previously announced performers include Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini featuring Nick Jonas, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Cam, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, Brett Eldredge, Sam Hunt, Charles Kelley, Tim McGraw, Dolly Parton with Katy Perry, Thomas Rhett, Blake Shelton, Trombone Shorty, Chris Stapleton, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Chris Young with Cassadee Pope, Florida Georgia Line, Little Big Town, and Old Dominion.
The 51st Academy of Country Music Awards air April 3 at 8 p.m. CT on CBS.
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