Country superstars to perform at 51st ACM Awards

Country superstars to perform at 51st ACM Awards
Posted at 11:17 AM, Mar 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-09 12:18:57-05

The list of mega-star performers for this year's ACM Awards continues to grow.

The Academy of Country Music released more details Wednesday about the live performances. Tim McGraw, Thomas Rhett, Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, and Chris Stapleton are all scheduled to perform.

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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, many of the artists have another reason to be excited with several up for multiple ACM nominations.
Chris Stapleton continues to take the country music scene by storm and leads with seven nominations, including Album of the Year and Male Vocalist of the Year. Thomas Rhett got three nods and Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan each received two. 

The show, hosted by Luke Bryan and new co-host Dierks Bentley, returns to Las Vegas after celebrating the 50th broadcast in Dallas last year.

The 51st Academy of Country Music Awards airs on CBS April 3 at 7 p.m. CT on CBS.

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