Radio.com was in Las Vegas, at the ACM Party for a Cause, on the red carpet, at the awards show and in the press room covering the event. Here are 10 things that CBS didn’t show you on television.
George Strait won the top honor, entertainer of the year, at the Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday night in Las Vegas. He took the fan-voted award for the second time — 25 years after he first won it in 1989.
The Academy of Country Music’s 49th Annual Awards were broadcast out of the MGM Grand in Las Vegas again this year, with special performances in nearby Mandalay Bay. Here are the biggest moments from the show.
Lee Brice, Hunter Hayes, Toby Keith, Tim McGraw, Kellie Pickler, and Keith Urban have also been added to the already impressive bill of the television special, which airs in May. LL Cool J and actor Chris O’Donnell will host.
Nominees Aldean, Bryan, Lambert, Strait, Blake Shelton, Keith Urban and the Band Perry will perform live from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas during the 49th ACM Awards on April 6.
No one can argue that in 2013, Luke Bryan had the year of his life. He sold out a tour, he released a first-week million selling album and he crashed everyone’s party.
Luke Bryan is going to be a busy guy this coming April 6. Between cohosting the 2014 Academy of Country Music Awards that night, and being nominated in three different categories, Bryan already had plenty on his plate. Now, though, he’s got one more task: performing that same evening via live remote as part of the fourth annual ACM Fan Jam.
Additional major nominees include Lee Brice, Kacey Musgraves, Blake Shelton, Taylor Swift, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Antebellum, Luke Bryan and Darius Rucker. And who are this year’s Entertainer of the Year nominees?
The 49th annual ACM Awards will air live from Las Vegas on April 6, 2014. The program will be broadcast on CBS, and once again Bryan and Shelton will cohost the evening.
Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan are returning as hosts of the next year’s Academy of Country Music Awards.