ACM Awards announce more performers & presenters: Brett Eldredge, Old Dominion & more

The Academy of Country Music has announced that Brett Eldredge and Old Dominion have been added to the list of performers who will take the stage for the 52nd Annual ACM Awards on April 2. The academy has also announced a star-studded list of presenters: Lauren Alaina, Bobby Bones, Kane Brown, Savannah Chrisley, Todd Chrisley, Kacey Musgraves, Nancy O’Dell, Jake Owen, Kellie Pickler, Darius Rucker, Elliott Sadler, Miss America Savvy Shields and Bubba Wallace.

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Brett Eldredge is a past three-time ACM nominee, and Old Dominion are past ACM winners (New Vocal Duo or Group, 2016) who are up for Vocal Group of the Year this year. They will both perform solo at the event, as will previously announced musicians Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Brothers Osborne, Luke Bryan, Lady Antebellum, Sam Hunt, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Maren Morris, Jon Pardi, Rascal Flatts and Chris Stapleton.

But the academy has also announced which of the previously already announced performers will be joining forces for special collaborations: Reba McEntire with Lauren Daigle singing “Back to God,” Faith Hill and Tim McGraw debuting their new single “Speak to a Girl,” Maren Morris and Thomas Rhett dueting on “Craving You,” Cole Swindell with Dierks Bentley performing “Flatliner,” Keith Urban with Carrie Underwood for their hit single “The Fighter,” and as we learned earlier Florida Georgia Line with the Backstreet Boys doing a special medley.

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