The Academy of Country Music announced a trio of high-profile performers for the ACM Awards on Sept. 16: Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and Carrie Underwood.
Blake and Gwen will perform their current single, “Happy Anywhere,” while Carrie will perfom a medley of songs by Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn, Barbara Mandrell, Martina McBride, Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton.
The ACM Awards will air live from Nashville on Sept. 16 at 8 p.m. ET on CBS. The show will take place at three iconic Nashville institutions: the Grand Ole Opry House, The Bluebird Cafe and Ryman Auditorium. Keith Urban will host the show for the first time.
Previously announced performers include Jimmie Allen, Kelsea Ballerini, Gabby Barrett, Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert, Tim McGraw, Maren Morris, Old Dominion, Riley Green, Tenille Townes, Thomas Rhett featuring Jon Pardi, Eric Church, Mickey Guyton, Morgan Wallen, Dan + Shay, Kane Brown, Florida Georgia Line, Trisha Yearwood and Luke Bryan.
photos: Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani by LuMarPhoto/AFF-USA.com; Carrie Underwood by TCD