Chesney, Lady A, Shelton, Urban join ACM awards
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
– Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Blake Shelton and Keith Urban were added to the lineup of performers for the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards.
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, "Entertainment Tonight" host Nancy O'Dell, actress Rebecca Romijn and Olympic Alpine Skier Lindsey Vonn will present awards.
The awards, hosted by Reba McEntire, will be held in Las Vegas on April on CBS.
Previously announced ACM Awards performers include Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris, Bebe Rexha and Thomas Rhett.
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