Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan return to co-host Academy of Country Music Awardsby jmaloni
Florida Georgia Line to host annual Fan Jam
Four-time ACM Award winner Blake Shelton and reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan will return to co-host "Country Music's Party of the Year," the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, to be broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 6, 2014, (8 p.m.), on the CBS Television Network. Produced by dick clark productions, this year's show will be Shelton's fourth consecutive turn and Bryan's second hosting the awards telecast.
Reigning New Artist and New Duo of the Year Florida Georgia Line will host the 4th Annual ACM Fan Jam, which will take place at Mandalay Bay Events Center Sunday, April 6. This live remote location gives country music fans the ultimate pass to be a part of the Academy of Country Music Awards. Throughout the telecast from MGM Grand, there will be live ACM Fan Jam performances, via remote, by Florida Georgia Line and other top-tier music acts. The ACM Fan Jam continues after the awards telecast ends with a concert featuring Florida Georgia Line.
The academy and dick clark productions will once again tape an all-star concert television special Monday, April 7, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, featuring today's top country acts and more. Talent announcements are forthcoming. The special will air at a later date on CBS. Ticket proceeds will benefit ACM Lifting Lives.