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The 36th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards will be broadcasted tonight at 8 p.m. from the Universal Ampitheatre in Los Angeles.
Latest additions to the lineup include Jessica Andrews, Diamond Rio, Alan Jackson, LeAnn Rimes, Montgomery Gentry and many more.
"Even with the amazing line-up of artists on this year's show, we've still got a few surprises that country music fans won't want to miss. All the talent under one roof is going to be impressive," said Fran Boyd, Executive Director of the Academy of Country Music.
The Academy's Pioneer Award -- which goes to an outstanding pioneer in the field of country music -- will also be presented during the live broadcast.
Nominees and winners of the Academy of Country Music Awards are selected by members of the Academy of Country Music. The Academy was established in 1964 to promote and celebrate country music around the world.
|Announced Performers||Announced Presenters|
|Jessica Andrews||Trace Adkins|
|Brooks & Dunn||Gary Allan|
|Kenny Chesney||Tracy Byrd|
|Diamond Rio||Glen Campbell|
|Billy Gilman||Mark Chesnutt|
|Alan Jackson||Terri Clark|
|Toby Keith||Jane Clayson (CBS Early Show)|
|Lonestar||Alecia Davis/Jeff Ross (CMT Hit Trip)|
|Jo Dee Messina||Martie Seidel (Dixie Chicks)|
|Montgomery Gentry||Leeza Gibbons|
|LeAnn Rimes||Ty Herndon|
|Brad Paisley||The Kinleys|
|The Warren Brothers w/ Sara Evans||Mark Miller (Sawyer Brown)|
|Lee Ann Womack||Ronnie Milsap|
|Dwight Yoakam||John Michael Montgomery|
|Nancy O'Dell (Access Hollywood)|
|Tina Wesson (Survivor II)|
|Bryan White/Erika Page|