Kelly Clarkson, Luke Bryan and George Strait to perform at ACM Awards
Miranda Lambert, Hunter Hayes and The Band Perry also scheduled
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Already busy co-hosts Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan
also will perform during this year's Academy of Country Music Awards.
The country cut-ups are among the first round of performers announced Wednesday for the annual awards show in Las Vegas. They'll be joined by Shelton's wife, Miranda Lambert, George Strait
, Hunter Hayes and The Band Perry.
Pop star and former "American Idol" champion Kelly Clarkson
, a two-time ACM winner in 2012 and a nominee this year, also will perform as she continues to increase her country profile since moving to Nashville.
The ACM Awards will air live April 7 on CBS from the MGM Grand. Eric Church is this year's top nominee with seven nominations. Hayes is next with six.
More performers and presenters will be announced later.
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