Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan Return to Host ACM Awards

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Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan Return to Host ACM Awards

48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards

Four-time ACM Award winner Blake Shelton and reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan will return to co-host Country Music’s Party of the Year, the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, produced by dick clark productions and broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network. This year’s show will be Shelton’s fourth consecutive turn and Bryan’s second time hosting the Awards telecast.

Reigning New Artist and New Duo of the Year Florida Georgia Line will host the 4th Annual ACM Fan Jam, taking place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center Sunday, April 6, 2014. This live remote location gives country music fans the ultimate pass to be a part of the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards! Throughout the three-hour telecast from MGM Grand, there will be live ACM Fan Jam performances, via remote, by Florida Georgia Line and other top-tier music acts. The ACM Fan Jam continues after the Awards telecast ends with a concert featuring Florida Georgia Line; details will be announced soon.

The Academy and dick clark productions will once again tape an all-star concert TV special Monday, April 7, 2014 at 7:00 PM at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, featuring today’s top country acts and more. Talent announcements are forthcoming. The special will air at a later date on CBS and ticket proceeds will benefit ACM Lifting Lives.

STAY TUNED for more information to be announced soon for the 2nd Annual ACM Party for a Cause Festival, a 2-day outdoor music festival featuring a lineup of music performances by country’s top hit makers, which will be held April 4th and 5th. Tickets go on sale Friday, January 10, 2014. More details to be announced in January.