Brooks & Dunn, Kenny Chesney, Kelly Clarkson, Reba McEntire, George Strait and Sugarland have been announced as performers for the Academy of Country Music (ACM) awards in Las Vegas on May 15. McEntire and Clarkson will perform a duet they recorded for McEntire's upcoming album, due late this year. McEntire will also return as host. With eight nominations, Strait is this year's leading nominee. The show will air live from the MGM Grand on CBS.