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Eldredge, Young, Pope join ACM lineup

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 – Brett Eldredge and Chris Young with Cassadee Pope were added to the lineup of artists slated to perform at the 51st Academy of Country Music Awards, it was announced today.

The ceremony, co-hosted by Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley, will be broadcast live from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Sunday, April 3 at 8: p.m. live eastern/delayed Pacific on CBS.

Previously announced performers were Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini, Cam, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, Sam Hunt, Tim McGraw, Thomas Rhett, Chris Stapleton, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Florida Georgia Line, Bryan and Bentley. Additional acts and presenters will be announced in the coming weeks.

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