The Academy of Country Music has announced the first round of performers for the 2019 ACM awards. Miranda Lambert, Thomas Rhett, Reba McEntire, George Strait, Chris Stapleton, Little Big Town, Kane Brown, Maren Morris and Brothers Osborne will all perform at the annual award ceremony.
The ACM awards will be held on April 7 at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. More performers will be announce in the next few weeks.
Chris Stapleton and Dan + Shay lead this year's ACM nominations this year with six nominations each. Kacey Musgraves earned five nominations, including one for Album of the Year for Golden Hour. Dierks Bentley, Florida Georgia Line, Brothers Osborne and Bebe Rexha each have four nominations.
Jason Aldean, the reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year, will be presented with the Dick Clark Artist of the Decade award during the ceremony. Aldean follows Marty Robbins, Loretta Lynn, Alabama, Garth Brooks and George Strait as the sixth artist to receive the honor.
The 54th ACM awards will be hosted by Reba McEntire.