Entertainer of the Year nominee Jason Aldean, Album of the Year nominee Luke Bryan, four-time Entertainer of the Year Kenny Chesney, rising country music star Eric Church, two-time Male Vocalist of the Year Toby Keith, reigning Female Vocalist of the Year Miranda Lambert and 14-time ACM Award winner Tim McGraw are scheduled to perform at the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards. The ACM Awards will be broadcast April 1st on CBS.
The ceremony, which honors country music’s top talent as well as the industry’s hottest emerging artists, will be broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 1 8:00 PM-11:00 pm, live ET/delayed PT.
Jason Aldean is nominated for six awards, including his second consecutive nods for Entertainer of the Year and Male Vocalist of the Year.
Luke Bryan is one of the fastest rising stars in country music. He is celebrating success with his Platinum-selling hits “Country Girl (Shake It For Me)” and his recent #1 smash, “I Don’t Want This Night to End.”
Kenny Chesney is nominated for nine awards, including Entertainer of the Year, a category he has won four times since 2004.
Eric Church is nominated for two awards, including Album of the Year and Video of the Year for “Homeboy.”
Toby Keith is nominated for three awards, including Video of the Year for “Red Solo Cup,” an honor he last won in 2003 for “Beer For My Horses.”
Miranda Lambert is nominated for two awards, including Female Vocalist of the Year and Album of the Year. If Lambert wins Female Vocalist of the Year, it would be her third consecutive win in that category.
Tim McGraw has won 14 ACM Awards and has been honored by the Academy with a Career Achievement Award with Faith Hill in 2006.
The 47th Academy of Country Music Awards is produced for television by dick clark productions. Orly Adelson and R.A. Clark are executive producers. Barry Adelman is producer, and Bob Bardo is the executive in charge of production. Bob Romeo is executive producer for the Academy of Country Music.