Blake Shelton Enlists All-Star Cast to Open ACM Awards

Blake Shelton and an all-star cast will open Sunday night’s (April 7) Academy of Country Music Awards show with a performance of “Boys ’Round Here,” the second single from his latest album Based on a True Story …. He’ll be joined onstage by Luke Bryan, Brad Paisley, Sheryl Crow and the Pistol Annies, the trio featuring Shelton’s wife Miranda Lambert, Ashley Monroe and Angaleena Presley. As previously announced, the awards show will also include performances by Jason Aldean, Garth Brooks, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, Kelly Clarkson, Jewel, Tim McGraw, George Strait, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, The Band Perry and a special collaboration by Hunter Hayes and Stevie Wonder. The awards show airs live from Las Vegas on CBS.