Adkins to host American Country Awards
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
– Trace Adkins will host and perform on the American Country Awards on Dec. 6 from Last Vegas.
Easton Corbin, Steel Magnolia and Uncle Kracker are also set to perform during the two-hour show.
This is the only country music awards show that gives fans the opportunity to vote for their favorite artists not only in traditional categories but also in previously unrecognized areas of the business such as touring.
The event will also feature previously announced performers Lady Antebellum, Toby Keith, Rascal Flatts, Reba, Blake Shelton and Josh Turner, along with Laura Bell Bundy, Rodney Carrington, Jewel, Bret Michaels, rodeo star Ty Murray, comedian Jeff Dunham, and race car drivers Michael Waltrip and Elliott Sadler.
Fans can still vote once each day for their favorite nominees in the Artist of the Year category, at www.theacas.com until Saturday, Dec. 4.
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