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CARRIE UNDERWOOD SURPRISES NEW ARTIST WINNERS WITH THE NEWS

03/25/19

UNDERWOOD AND NEW ARTIST WINNERS ADDED TO PERFORMANCE LINEUP FOR
COUNTRY MUSIC’S PARTY OF THE YEAR®

AWARDS TELECAST TO AIR LIVE FROM THE MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA
IN LAS VEGAS ON SUNDAY, APRIL 7 AT 8:00 PM ET/PT ON CBS

CLICK HERE FOR A VIDEO OF THE SPECIAL MOMENTS

The Academy of Country Music® revealed the winners of the new artist categories for the 54TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, Country Music’s Party of the Year®. Luke Combs, LANCO and Ashley McBryde have been named New Male Artist of the Year, New Vocal Group of the Year and New Female Artist of the Year, respectively. The winners each received a surprise phone call from 14-time ACM Award® winner, two-time ACM Entertainer of the Year and current ACM Award nominee Carrie Underwood, who won the 2005 New Female Vocalist category at the 2006 ACM Awards.

Carrie Underwood and each of the new artist winners will all perform on the show. The awards telecast, hosted by Reba McEntire, will air LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 8:00 PM ET / delayed PT on the CBS Television Network.

Tickets for the ceremony are available for purchase now at www.axs.com. For more information on the ACM Awards and all ACM events including ACM Party for a Cause®, visit ACMcountry.com. You can also like Academy of Country Music on Facebook or follow on Twitter and Instagram for more immediate updates.

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