Superstars Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood first debuted their dazzling, dance-pop track "The Fighter" last winter during a New Zealand concert stop and earlier this year, made quite the fuss at the 2017 Grammy Awards. With the song taking off on the iTunes Country singles chart (now up to No. 3 behind Little Big Town and Sam Hunt), the duo are headed to the ACM Awards and join quite the impressive lineup.
Other performers include Kelsea Ballerini, Faith Hill with Tim McGraw, Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris, Florida Georgia Line with Backstreet Boys, Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan and Little Big Town (among others).
Urban leads the pack of nominees, collecting recognition for Entertainer of the Year, Male Vocalist of the Year, Song/Single Record (for "Blue Ain't Your Color") and Album of the Year (for his genre-bending Ripcord). His latest studio album has spawned such hits as "Wasted Time," "John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16" and "Break on Me."
The 52nd annual ACM Awards go live April 2 and air on CBS at 8/7c. Bryan and Bentley return as co-hosts.
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