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Published: Mon, April 03, 2017
Culture&Arts | By Orlando Mckenzie

ACMs play to a loyal country audience to shore up ratings


While we have our share of Pinterest addicts in the Rare Country office, we're confident that both Luke and Dierks will be just fine hosting the ACM Awards this year.

"The audience that CBS draws to it on a weekly basis is right dead smack in the wheel of country music", said Jack Sussman, the network's executive vice president of special, music and live events.

Country superstars Dierks Bentley and Luke Bryan are making the rounds on CBS shows this week in preparation for hosting together the American Country Music Awards, scheduled to air Sunday night, April 3 on the television network. If you've been given that kind of opportunity, you can always study morning and late-night talk show hosts, or if someone else has done it before you, you might seek out his advice. Your card won't be charged if you cancel before the 7-day trial is up!

Urban also joins the nominees for Album of the Year along with Dierks Bentley, Florida Georgia Line, Maren Morris and 2015 victor Miranda Lambert.

Who's Nominated at the ACM Awards? As usual, the competition is stiff, but it sure is fun to watch it all go down. "It feels more like a party than an awards show".

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He's up against Luke Bryan for Entertainer of the Year.

Country music will also crown its best newcomers.

Miranda Lambert and Maren Morris each garnered six noms. Bentley joins Cole Swindell on "Flatliner".

It's time for the 52nd annual ACM Awards - known as "Country Music's Party of the Year" - and your favorite country stars are gonna rock the house!

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