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Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban and More to Perform at 2016 ACM Awards

2016 ACM Awards performers
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The Academy of Country Music has revealed the first performers for the 2016 ACM Awards.

According to the Associated PressCarrie Underwood, Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban, Florida Georgia Line and Cam will perform at the 51st annual awards ceremony, which will take place in Las Vegas, Nev., in April. Underwood, Chesney and Cam will also be performing at the 2016 Party for a Cause, scheduled for April 1-3; Underwood and Cam will play on April 1, while Chesney will close the event out following his ACM Awards appearance.

All five acts are nominated for awards at this year’s ACMs: Underwood is up for Female Vocalist of the Year, while Chesney is in the running for Vocal Event of the Year. Urban will be competing against Chesney for Vocal Event of the Year, and he’s also among the Song of the Year nominees. Florida Georgia Line earned a Vocal Duo of the Year nod, and Cam is nominated for New Female Vocalist of the Year, Video of the Year, Single Record of the Year and Song of the Year.

Additional performers, as well as presenters, for the 2016 ACM Awards will be revealed in the coming weeks.

The 2016 ACM Awards are set to air live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on April 3, beginning at 8PM ET on CBS. Dierks Bentley and Luke Bryan will co-host the show.

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