Brad Paisley, host of the 3rd Annual ACM Fan Jam and Post-Award Concert during the ACM Awards, will perform at the event along with special guests Dierks Bentley and Hunter Hayes. ACM New Artist of the Year nominees Brantley Gilbert, Jana Kramer and Florida Georgia Line have also been added. The ACM Awards, co-hosted by Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan, will air live on CBS April 7 at 8/7c.
GAC’s Storme Warren will serve as emcee and LL Cool J will make a special appearance during the event. The concert will also feature an additional performance in support of the ACM Lifting Lives onstage moment, an annual initiative that raises money for designated charities, with the artist to be announced in the coming weeks.
ACM Fan Jam is the fans-only, live concert event that takes place in Las Vegas during and after the ACM Awards. Throughout the three-hour Awards telecast, there will be live ACM Fan Jam performances by top country stars with the party continuing in a Post-Award Concert. Entertainment will also occur during commercial breaks, including performances along with prizes and special giveaways.