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Reba McEntire, Brothers Osborne, Miranda Lambert & More Among First Round of Performers for 54th ACM Awards

The show will air LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 7 @ 8PM ET/PT on CBS.

The first round of performers have been announced for the 54th Academy of Country Music Awards and it’s nothing less than star-studded.

Can’t-miss live performances on the ACM stage this April come from host Reba McEntireBrothers OsborneKane BrownMiranda Lambert, Little Big TownMaren MorrisThomas Rhett, Chris Stapleton and George StraitEach performer joins previously announced Jason Aldean, who will receive the ACM Dick Clark Artist of the Decade Award during the ceremony.

Last month, McEntire appeared on CBS This Morning to reveal the nominees for the 2019 ACM Awards, which included some of Music City’s biggest names.

To no surprise, reigning Male Artist of the Year Chris Stapleton received six nominations in four categories, including his second nod for Entertainer of the Year. Dan + Shay tied Stapleton with six nominations this year, as they are up for awards such as Single of the Year, Song of the Year and Video of the Year for “Tequila”; Album of the Year for their self-titled album, and Duo of the Year for the sixth time.

Country queen and recent GRAMMY Album of the Year winner Kacey Musgraves follows Stapleton and Dan + Shay with five nominations this year, which include a nod for Female Artist of the Year, Album of the Year (as both artist and producer for Golden Hour) and Song of the Year (as both artist and songwriter for “Space Cowboy).

Other notable nominees include Dierks BentleyBrothers OsborneFlorida Georgia Line and first-ever nominee Bebe Rexha, who each received four nominations in some of this year’s biggest categories.

Hosted by Reba McEntire, the 54th Academy of Country Music Awards air LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 7th @ 8PM ET/PT on CBS.

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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