| BY MESFIN FEKADU
NEW YORK (AP) — A-list acts including Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Jason Aldean and George Strait are set to perform April 19 at the Academy of Country Music’s 50th awards show.
The ACMs announced Wednesday that Blake Shelton, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Keith Urban and Florida Georgia Line will also perform at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
Lambert is the lead nominee with eight nominations, followed by Dierks Bentley, who has seven. Lambert is up for entertainer of the year, pitting her against Brooks, Bryan, Aldean and Florida Georgia Line, who earned five nominations.
The show, to be hosted by Shelton and Bryan, will air live on CBS. Newcomers Sam Hunt, Thomas Rhett and Cole Swindell will also perform.
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