The Academy of Country Music is announcing some more big news only a few days before the show. Wednesday morning (April 11) the Academy revealed some major collaborations taking place at the 53rd Annual ACM Awards on April. 15.
A new segment called “ACM Flashbacks” has been added to the show. This feature will honor classic country hits and/or the artists who continue to influence music. Country’s big night will focus on three of country music’s hit songs from 1993, with three major collaborations.
Toby Keith and Blake Shelton will come together on Toby’s 1993 debut single “Should’ve Been a Cowboy.” The next collaboration will have Alan Jackson and Jon Pardi performing Alan’s hit “Chattahoochee.” And the third and final vocal event will see Reba McEntire and Kelly Clarkson perform Reba’s hit “Does He Love You.”
In addition,Chris Young, Dan+Shay and Darius Rucker have been added as performers for the evening.
You can catch all the fun when the ACM Awards air live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 15 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on the CBS.
Country stars @JonPardi, @OfficialJackson, and more to perform "ACM Flashbacks" at the 53rd #ACMawards. Learn more about the must-see collaborations that will honor country hits from 1993. Tune in this Sunday at 8/7c on CBS and CBS All Access: https://t.co/BQuMYfZ9iW pic.twitter.com/23H6BKBhA6
— CBS (@CBS) April 11, 2018
Perviously announced ACM performers include, Kelly Clarkson, Alan Jackson, Kane Brown, Little Big Town, Jon Pardi, Lauren Alania, Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Antebellum, Midland, Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris, Bebe Rexha, Thomas Rhett, Blake Shelton, Keith Urban and Brett Young.