The first round of performers at the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards have been announced! Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, Toby Keith and Tim McGraw are all scheduled to take the stage during the show. Co-hosted by Reba and Blake Shelton, the ACM Awards will air live on CBS on April 1st at 8/7c.
Once again, fans will be able to help choose both the “Entertainer of the Year” and “New Artist of the Year.” Voting begins at www.VoteACM.com on March 19th at 12 noon ET and will continue until 5 p.m. PT on Sunday, April 1st, just before the LIVE show starts. Winners will be revealed during the show. Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton and Taylor Swift are up for Entertainer of the Year while Scotty McCreery, Brantley Gilbert and Hunter Hayes vie for New Artist of the Year.
Tune in to GAC on March 19th at 9/8c for the 2012 ACM New Artist of the Year special, hosted by reigning New Artist of the Year, The Band Perry. The special takes an in-depth look at this year’s nominees – Scotty, Brantley and Hunter – with exclusive interviews and performances from each of them. See all airtimes »