04/06/2013

FINAL LINE-UP OF PERFORMERS AND PRESENTERS FOR THE 48TH ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS

FINAL LINE-UP OF PERFORMERS AND PRESENTERS FOR THE

 48TH ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS

ACM RED CARPET LIVE TO AIR ON GAC

RED CARPET SHOW & PRESS ROOM FEED TO STREAM LIVE ON ACMCOUNTRY.COM

TELECAST TO AIR LIVE FROM MGM GRAND IN LAS VEGAS

SUNDAY, APRIL 7th AT 8:00 PM LIVE ET/ DELAYED PT ON CBS TELEVISION NETWORK

WHAT: The48th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, co-hosted by Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton, honors country music’s top talent, as well as the industry’s hottest emerging artists. It is produced for television by dick clark productions and will be broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network.

Fans can watch ACM Red Carpet Live on GAC with hosts Suzanne Alexander, Storme Warren and Nan Kelley’s lively interviews with many of the top ACM nominees and performers. ACM Red Carpet Live will air on Sunday, April 7th from 3:30 PM – 5:00PM PT. GAC’s red carpet show will also stream live Sunday atACMCountry.com beginning at 3:00 PM PT and will move to the ACM Awards press room at 5:30 PM PT featuring press interviews with the winners. The live stream on ACMCountry.com is brought to you by Las Vegas.

WHEN: Sunday, April 7, 2013

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM PT GAC Red Carpet Live (also streaming at acmcountry.com)

5:00 PM – 8:00 PM PT ACM Awards Live Telecast on CBS

5:30 PM – 8:30 PM PT ACM Awards Press Room (streaming at acmcountry.com)

WHO: Performers include: Jason Aldean,Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church,Kelly Clarkson, Hunter Hayes,Jewel,Miranda Lambert, Tim McGraw, Blake Shelton, George Strait, Taylor Swift,Carrie Underwood, Stevie Wonder,Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Pistol Annies and The Band Perry.Brad Paisley will headline the 3rd Annual ACM Fan Jam, along with special guests Dierks Bentley, Hunter Hayes andJohn Mayer,andNew Artist of the Year Presented by Kohl’s nominees Brantley Gilbert, Jana Kramer andFlorida Georgia Line.

Presenters include: Country music artist Gary Allan,2 Broke Girls star Beth Behrs,Vegas star Michael Chiklis, Grammy award-winner Sheryl Crow,The Big Bang Theory’sKaley Cuoco, music star John Fogerty,omg! INSIDER co-anchor Kevin Frazier,country music artist Faith Hill, San Francisco 49ersNFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, country music artists Miranda Lambert,ScottyMcCreery and Kacey Musgraves,Entertainment Tonight co-anchor Nancy O’Dell,country music artists Jake Owen, Reba, Shania Twain, Keith Urban, Trisha Yearwood, Chris Young andEli Young Band, and A&E’s Duck Dynasty starsWillie & Korie Robertson.