Friday, August 5, 2011
– Trace Adkins will reprise his role alongside Emmy and Tony Award winner Kristin Chenoweth as hosts of the second annual American Country Awards, airing live from Las Vegas on Dec. 5 on Fox.
The ACAs are the only country music awards show that gives fans the opportunity to vote for their favorite artists in traditional categories (best artist) and previously unrecognized areas (touring). Nominees, performers and presenters are to be announced.
The inaugural ACAs featured performances by Adkins, Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Easton Corbin, Alan Jackson, Toby Keith, Rascal Flatts, Reba, Blake Shelton, Steel Magnolia, Josh Turner, The Band Perry and Uncle Kracker, as well as appearances by Laura Bell Bundy, Rodney Carrington, Jeff Dunham, Travis Pastrana, Jaron and The Long Road to Love, Jewel, Lady Antebellum, Jennette McCurdy, Bret Michaels, Ty Murray, Jerrod Niemann, Michael Waltrip and Lee Ann Womack.