By Annie Reuter
The Academy of Country Music announced today (March 6) the first set of artists who will perform during the 49th annual ACM Awards ceremony, which airs April 6 on CBS.READ MORE: Eddie Mekka, 'Laverne & Shirley' Actor And Worcester Native, Dies At 69
Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, George Strait, Keith Urban and the Band Perry, who are all 2014 ACM Award nominees, will perform live during the ceremony from the stage of the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Bryan, Lambert, Shelton, and Strait are also up for the coveted Entertainer of the Year award (Taylor Swift is the fifth nominee).READ MORE: Chaim Bloom Discusses Jackie Bradley Jr.'s Return To Red Sox, Two Prospects Acquired In Trade
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