ACM Nominations Will Be Unveiled Monday

Dierks Bentley Will Announce Initial Nominees on CBS This Morning

Dierks Bentley, who will co-host the awards show with Luke Bryan, will announce the contenders for entertainer of the year, male vocalist, female vocalist, vocal duo, vocal group and album of the year during the news program’s 8 a.m. ET hour.

At 8:50 a.m. ET, Entertainment Tonight host Nancy O’Dell will announce the ACM’s nominees for new male vocalist, new female vocalist, new vocal duo or group, video of the year and vocal event on

Immediately following CBS This Morning’s announcement, the full list of available nominees for the will be released on

Song of the year and songwriter of the year will be revealed in the coming weeks.

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The 51st annual ACM Awards will take place April 3 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The awards show will be broadcast live on CBS.