2nd Annual American Country Countdown Awards announced

After skipping 2015, FOX, Cumulus Media and dick clark productions are reteaming for the second annual American Country Countdown Awards, bringing country music’s longest-running radio countdown show to FOX on Sunday, May 1st from 8-10 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed. The two-hour live event will honor the year’s best country music with thrilling performances, special moments and surprises and awards.

The inaugural American Country Countdown Awards featured performances by Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, Kelly Clarkson, Brett Eldredge, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood and Hank Williams, Jr. Presenters also included Kix Brooks, Sara Evans, Hunter Hayes, Maddie & Tae, Scotty McCreery, Kip Moore, Thomas Rhett, Chase Rice, Cole Swindell and Chris Young.

American Country Countdown with Kix Brooks celebrates its 43rd year as America’s longest-running country music countdown show on radio. Since launching in 1973, the radio show now airs on more than 280 radio stations in 155 markets, covering 90% of the country.

This year’s host and performers will be announced in the coming weeks.

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