February 26, 2016 11:24 am

Kenny Chesney, Carrie Underwood to perform at Academy of Country Music Awards


Carrie Underwood, Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban, Florida Georgia Line and Cam will perform at the 51st annual Academy of Country Music Awards.

The awards show will air live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on April 3. The ceremony will be co-hosted by Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley.

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Singer-songwriter Chris Stapleton leads the awards with seven nominations, followed by Eric Church and new singer Cam with six nominations each.

More performers will be announced in the coming weeks.

Chesney will close out the three-day Party for a Cause festival after his performance on the awards show.

© 2016 The Associated Press

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