“It’s really simple,” said Lee Brice of “I Don’t Dance,” his ACM Award-nominated song, “but it’s so true and to the point.”
Bentley and Crow will perform “I Hold On,” Brice will perform his ACM nominated single “I Drive Your Truck,” and Paisley will make the national television debut of his new single “River Bank.”
Lee Brice, Hunter Hayes, Toby Keith, Tim McGraw, Kellie Pickler, and Keith Urban have also been added to the already impressive bill of the television special, which airs in May. LL Cool J and actor Chris O’Donnell will host.
“She couldn’t even say it — she couldn’t say ‘I drive his truck.’ She was like, ‘no, I don’t want to do it today.’ And I was like, ‘oh yeah we are!'”
Additional performers have been announced for the two-day pre-ACM Awards event in Las Vegas. Rascal Flatts and Keith Urban are the previously announced headliners.
Additional major nominees include Lee Brice, Kacey Musgraves, Blake Shelton, Taylor Swift, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Antebellum, Luke Bryan and Darius Rucker. And who are this year’s Entertainer of the Year nominees?