Over 25 artists will perform more than 30 songs at the 56th ACM Awards, the Academy of Country Music Awards and CBS has announced. Artists performing on the night include Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Lee Brice, Brothers Osborne, Kane Brown, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Kenny Chesney, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay, Ryan Hurd as well as co-hosts Keith Urban and Mickey Guyton.
Miranda Lambert will be joined by Jack Ingram and Jon Randall on a song off their upcoming album, The Marfa Tapes, as well as Elle King in a performance of the collaboration single, Drunk. Little Big Town, Alan Jackson, Ashley McBryde, Maren Morris, Carly Pearce, Thomas Rhett, Blake Shelton, Chris Stapleton, Carrie Underwood, The War and the Treaty, Cece Winans and Chris Young will also take the stage.
Additional details will be announced in the coming weeks.
Morris and Stapleton lead all nominees with six nominations each. Both are nominated in top categories including ‘Song of the Year’, and ‘Female’ or ‘Male Artist of the Year’.
The 56th ACM Awards will broadcast live from three iconic country music venues – the Grand Ole Opry House, Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium, and The Bluebird Café on April 18.
For more information, visit ACMcountry.com.
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