First Round Of ACM Awards Performers Announced

2015_acm_award_logo_tunein_rgb_type_041415Cam, Kenny Chesney, Florida Georgia Line, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban have been revealed as the first round of performers for the 51st annual ACM Awards, slated for Sunday, April 3, and airing on CBS.

Cam’s “Burning House” is up for Single Record of the Year and Song of the Year. Cam also garnered a nomination for New Female Vocalist of the Year. The video for “Burning House,” directed by Trey Fanjoy and produced by Trent Hardville, is nominated for Video of the Year. Cam is nominated twice in the Record of the Year category, as an artist and producer.

Meanwhile, Urban’s “Raise ‘Em Up” (ft. Eric Church) is up for Song of the Year

Underwood earned her 11th consecutive nomination in the Female Vocalist of the Year category. She has won this award four times, most recently in 2008 (presented in 2009).

Florida Georgia Line is nominated for Vocal Duo of the Year.

Chesney is nominated twice in the Vocal Event of the Year category (as an artist and producer), for “Wild Child” featuring Grace Potter. Chesney last won this award in 2007 (presented in 2008) for “Find Out Who Your Friends Are” with Tracy Lawrence, and Tim McGraw. In addition to Kenny Chesney’s ACM Awards performance at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, as previously announced he will also be raced over to the Las Vegas Festival Grounds where he is headlining the last night of the 4th ACM Party for a Cause Festival.

This year’s ACM awards will be co-hosted by Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley.

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