Blake Shelton And Reba To Host ACM Awards On April 1st From Las Vegas
January 10, 2012 at 6:27 AM (PT)
WARNER MUSIC NASHVILLE artist BLAKE SHELTON will be joining THE VALORY MUSIC CO./STARSTRUCK artist REBA McENTIRE again as a co-host of the 47th Annual ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, which will be held at the MGM GRAND in LAS VEGAS on SUNDAY, APRIL 1st. ATLANTIC/SOUTHERN GROUND/BIGGER PICTURE group ZAC BROWN BAND will host the ACM FAM JAM this year at the MANDALAY EVENTS CENTER at the same time as the awards. The show will be aired on CBS-TV at 8p (ET).
The award show will include live performances via remote from the ACM FAN JAM for the second year. The ACM FAN JAM includes prizes and special giveaways only for attendees, including autographed guitars, trip packages to Country music events and merchandise. The ACM FAN JAM continues after the Awards telecasts ends, with performances by ZAC BROWN and friends. More details will be announced soon.
The ACM also announced that LIONEL RICHIE will host “ACM Presents: LIONEL RICHIE and Friends — A Lifetime of Hits,” on MONDAY, APRIL 2nd at the MGM GRAND ARENA. It will be aired at a later date on CBS-TV. JASON ALDEAN, THE BAND PERRY, KENNY CHESNEY, LADY ANTEBELLUM, MARTINA McBRIDE, RASCAL FLATTS, KENNY ROGERS and more will perform on the show. Ticket sales will benefit ACM LIFTING LIVES, which works to improve lives through music.
For more from the ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC, visit www.acmcountry.com.