There's a good reason the first trophy wasn't handed out until more than a half hour into Sunday's ACM Awards broadcast: all of the fantastic performances! From ACM veterans like Toby Keith, Tim McGraw, Kenny Chesney and Martina McBride ... to ACM performance first-timers including Scotty McCreery and Hunter Hayes, flip through these awesome stage shots of the 2012 ACM Awards performances.

Flip Through ACM Awards Stage Pictures


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