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Strait, Lambert, McEntire, Stapleton perform at ACMs

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 – George Strait, Miranda Lambert, Reba McEntire and Chris Stapleton were among the first artists named to perform at the upcoming Academy of Country Music awards.

Brothers Osborne, Kane Brown, Little Big Town, Maren Morris and Thomas Rhett also will take the stage to perform.

ACM Dick Clark Artist of the Decade Award winner Jason Aldean will perform on the telecast, which was previously announced. Additional acts and presenters will be announced in the coming weeks.

The awards show will be at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 7, at 8 a.m. eastern on CBS.

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