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MULTI-ACM AWARD®-WINNING ARTISTS KENNY CHESNEY, LADY ANTEBELLUM, BLAKE SHELTON AND KEITH URBAN ADDED AS PERFORMERS FOR THE 53RD ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™

ENCINO, Ca. – The Academy of Country Music® revealed today that multi-ACM Award®-winning artists Kenny Chesney, Lady AntebellumBlake Shelton and Keith Urban have been added to the stellar lineup of performers for the 53RD ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, honoring country music’s superstars and hottest emerging talent. It was also announced that New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, “Entertainment Tonight” host Nancy O’Dell, actress Rebecca Romijn and Olympic Alpine Skier Lindsey Vonn have been added as presenters for the ceremony.

The 53rd ACM Awards®, hosted by Reba McEntire, will broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 8:00 PM ET/PT on the CBS Television Network.

Previously announced ACM Awards performers include Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Luke BryanFlorida Georgia LineMiranda Lambert,Maren MorrisBebe Rexha and Thomas Rhett. Additional acts and presenters will be announced in the coming weeks.

Tickets to the ACM Awards are now on sale at www.axs.com. For more information on the ACM Awards and all ACM events including ACM Party for a Cause®, visit www.ACMcountry.com and www.PartyForaCause.com. You can like Academy of Country Music on Facebook or follow on Twitter at @ACMawards and Instagram @ACMAwards for more immediate updates.

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