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Chris Stapleton, Brothers Osborne, Reba McEntire And More To Perform at ACM Awards

Reba McEntire will be hosting the ceremony which will take place on 7 April at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

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The 54th Academy of Country Music Awards (ACM) will return to Las Vegas to honour the biggest names in county, with Chris Stapleton, Brothers Osborne and George Strait slated to perform.

As previously reported, Reba McEntire will be hosting the ceremony which will take place on 7 April at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Other special performers include Miranda Lambert, Kane Brown, Little Big Town, Maren Morris and Jason Aldean, with additional artists that are expected to be announced in the coming weeks.

McEntire will return to emcee for the 15th time, having hosted the show 14 times between 1986 and 2012 and later returning in 2018 after a five-year break.

Chris Stapleton and Dan + Shay lead the pack with six nominations each, while Grammy-award winning Kacey Musgraves follows closely behind with five nominations. Amid the list, Brothers Osborne also garnered four nominations including duo, video and music event of the year, when the full list of nominees was announced last month.

The ACM Awards show will air on 7 April rom 8-11 p.m. ET on CBS. View the full list of nominees below.

2019 Academy of Country Music Awards Nominees:

Entertainer of the Year
Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Kenny Chesney
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban

Male Artist of the Year
Dierks Bentley
Luke Combs
Thomas Rhett
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban

Female Artist of the Year
Miranda Lambert
Ashley McBryde
Maren Morris
Kacey Musgraves
Carrie Underwood

Duo of the Year
Brothers Osborne
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
LoCash
Maddie & Tae

Group of the Year
Lady Antebellum
Lanco
Little Big Town
Midland
Old Dominion

New Female Artist of the Year
Danielle Bradbery
Lindsay Ell
Ashley McBryde
Carly Pearce

New Male Artist of the Year
Jimmie Allen
Luke Combs
Jordan Davis
Michael Ray
Mitchell Tenpenny

New Duo or Group of the Year
High Valley
Lanco
Runaway June

Album of the Year
Dan + Shay, Dan + Shay (produced by Scott Hendricks, Dan Smyers and Matt Dragstrem)
Desperate Man, Eric Church (produced by Jay Joyce and Arturo Buenahora Jr.)
From A Room, Vol. 2, Chris Stapleton (produced by Dave Cobb and Chris Stapleton)
Golden Hour, Kacey Musgraves (produced by Ian Fitchuk, Daniel Tashian and Kacey Musgraves)
The Mountain, Dierks Bentley (produced by Ross Copperman, Jon Randal Stewart and Arturo Buenahora Jr.)

Single Record of the Year
“Down to the Honkytonk,” Jake Owen (produced by Joey Moi)
“Heaven,” Kane Brown (produced by Dann Huff and Polow da Don)
“Meant to Be,” Bebe Rexha feat. Florida Georgia Line (produced by Wishire for Rock the Soul Entertainment)
“Most People Are Good,” Luke Bryan (produced by Jeff Stevens and Jody Stevens)
“Tequila,” Dan + Shay (produced by Scott Hendricks and Dan Smyers)

Video of the Year
“Babe,” Sugarland feat. Taylor Swift (produced by Roger Hunt, directed by Anthony Mandler)
“Burn Out,” Midland (produced by Ben Skipworth, directed by TK McKamy and Cameron Duddy)
“Burning Man,” Dierks Bentley feat. Brothers Osborne (produced by Nate Eggert, directed by Wes Edwards)
“Drunk Girl,” Chris Janson (produced by Ben Skipworth, directed by Jeff Venable)
“Shoot Me Straight,” Brothers Osborne (produced by April Kimbrell, directed by Wes Edwards and Ryan Silver)
“Tequila,” Dan + Shay (produced by Christen Pinkston, directed by Patrick Tracy)

Song of the Year
Cole Swindell, “Break Up in the End” (Jessie Jo Dillon, Chase McGill, Jon Nite)
Chris Stapleton, “Broken Halos” (Mike Henderson, Chris Stapleton)
Bebe Rexha featuring Florida Georgia Line, “Meant to Be” (David Garcia, Tyler Hubbard, Joshua Miller, Bebe Rexha)
Kacey Musgraves, “Space Cowboy” (Luke Laird, Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves)
Dan + Shay, “Tequila” (Nicolle Galyon, Jordan Reynolds, Dan Smyers)
Russell Dickerson, “Yours” (Casey Brown, Russell Dickerson, Parker Welling)

Music Event of the Year
“Burning Man,” Dierks Bentley feat. Brothers Osborne (produced by Ross Copperman, Jon Randal Stewart and Arturo Buenahora Jr.)
“Drowns the Whiskey,” Jason Aldean feat. Miranda Lambert (produced by Michael Knox)
“Everything’s Gonna Be Alright,” David Lee Murphy feat. Kenny Chesney (produced by Buddy Cannon, Kenny Chesney and David Lee Murphy)
“Keeping Score,” Dan + Shay feat. Kelly Clarkson (produced by Scott Hendricks and Dan Smyers)
“Meant to Be,” Bebe Rexha feat. Florida Georgia Line (produced by Wilshire for Rock the Soul Entertainment)

Songwriter of the Year
Ross Copperman
Ashley Gorley
Shane McAnally
Chase McGill
Josh Osborne

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