Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum among additional ACM Awards performers

The 53rd ACM Awards are April 15th on CBS

The Academy of Country Music has unveiled that multi-ACM Award-winning artists Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Blake Shelton and Keith Urban have been added to the stellar lineup of performers for the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards, honoring country music’s superstars and hottest emerging talent. It was also announced that New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, Entertainment Tonight host Nancy O’Dell, actress Rebecca Romijn and Olympic Alpine Skier Lindsey Vonn have been added as presenters for the ceremony.

The 53rd ACM Awards, hosted by Reba McEntire, will broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 15th at 8 pm ET/PT on the CBS Television Network.

Previously announced ACM Awards performers include Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris, Bebe Rexha and Thomas Rhett. Additional acts and presenters will be announced in the coming weeks.

Tickets to the ACM Awards are now on sale at

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