Wednesday, March 9, 2016
– Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Tim McGraw, Thomas Rhett and Chris Stapleton were added to the lineup of artists scheduled to perform at the 51st Academy of Country Music Awards, it was announced today.
The ceremony, co-hosted by 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 Pacfic on CBS.
McGraw will perform the national television debut of his new single, "Humble And Kind," from his latest album, "Damn Country Music."
Stapleton leads the ACM nominations with seven nods, including Album of the Year and Male Vocalist of the Year. Thomas Rhett earned three including Album of the Year, and Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan each received two nominations, including nods for ACM Entertainer of the Year.
Previously announced performers include Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Cam, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, Sam Hunt, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban and Florida Georgia Line. More acts and presenters will be announced.