CBS To Air Academy Of Country Music Awards This Sunday

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Sixteen-time ACM award victor Reba McEntire is among the singers competing for Female Vocalist of the Year, she's also the host of this year's show.

It is one of the biggest events in country music, celebrating and honoring achievements in the entertainment industry over the past year.

The ceremony will feature a special tribute to the victims and survivors of the shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival last October.

"This is our first kind of big get together as the country music community comes back to Vegas", he mused.

The ACM Awards, hosted by Reba McEntire will air live from MGM Grand's Garden Arena in Las Vegas 8:00 p.m. Sunday on CBS.

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The 2018 ACM awards will be Carrie's first performance in over five months. "My wrist is nearly back to normal, about 90% there ... and the docs say that last 10% will come in time".

"My wrist is nearly back to normal, about 90 percent there ... and the docs say that last 10 percent will come in time".

Presenters for the show include Sam Elliott (who will be in Oklahoma City to emcee the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum's Western Heritage Awards with his wife, Katharine Ross), David Boreanaz, Drew Brees, AJ Buckley, Cam, Eve, Ashton Kutcher, Dustin Lynch, Nancy O'Dell, Rebecca Romijn, Max Thieriot and Lindsey Vonn.

Pop singer Bebe Rexha will also be there to perform "Meant to Be" with Florida Georgia Line.

NOMINATIONS: Up for Entertainer of the Year, at the ACM Awards, are Jason Aldean, Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Chris Stapleton, and Keith Urban. Osborne also made his producing debut with Midland this year, which makes him a single record of the year nominee as the producer of "Drinkin' Problem". Those up for Song of the Year this year are the songs "Body Like a Back Road", "Female", "Tin Man", and "Whiskey and You". According to, published on February 28, it is reported that Dierks Bentley will be performing the song "Woman Amen" and using "fan-submitted photos of female heroes as a backdrop".