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Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan to Open 2013 ACM Awards With Miranda Lambert

April 5, 2013 (7:51 am) GMT
The two co-hosts will also do the opening performance together with Brad Paisley, Sheryl Crow and the Pistol Annies.

What's better to do when you have two country superstars hosting this year's Academy of Country Music Awards? What else than to have them headline the opening performance of the night, which is what Dick Clark Productions and the ACM will have and do on April 7 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Shelton and Bryan will be performing alongside another crooner, on guitars, the Grammy Award-winning , and the trio of Ashley Monroe, Angeleena Presley and Shelton's equally popular wife, . They will all perform Shelton's new single "Boys 'Round Here", the second track to be released off his album "", following the lead single "Sure Be Cool If You Did" released last February.

The best acts in country music have also been lined up for the CBS broadcast such as , , and . The female performers also boast such superstars as and "" winners and .

Other A-list entertainers performing in the big country music industry event are , , , , , and . Paisley will lead the ACM Fan Jam featuring and while Brooks and Strait will perform together for a special tribute to the late .

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