First ACM Awards Performers Announced

Alan Jackson, Toby Keith, Rascal Flatts and George Strait are the first performers announced for the 40th annual Academy of Country Music Awards. The May 17 show takes place at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, but Keith recently announced plans to perform his song live via satellite from a U.S. military installation in Iraq. Keith’s USO-sponsored tour of Iraq and Africa is set to begin earlier in May. The ACM Awards show will be broadcast live on CBS.