Carrie Underwood shares first close-up photo of face ahead of ACM Awards

Reba McEntire 2018 Academy of Country Music Awards 2018 ACM Awards

Reba McEntire 2018 Academy of Country Music Awards 2018 ACM Awards

Sixteen-time ACM award victor Reba McEntire is among the singers competing for Female Vocalist of the Year, she's also the host of this year's show.

A new part of the broadcast will be "ACM Flashbacks" of classic country hits or artists and their impact on the country music of today.

The ceremony will feature a special tribute to the victims and survivors of the shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival last October.

He said, "This is our first kind of big get together as the country music community comes back to Vegas".

The 53rd ACM Awards will air live from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas from 7 to 10 p.m. Sunday on the CBS Television Network.

The said, "I've checked on her through Mike just saying, man, I mean, I know they've had a tough year with all that".

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He said that the US role in Syria is to defeat Islamic State, not "to engage in the civil war itself". "We'll see what happens". Speaking to reporters at the White House later in the day, Trump said a decision had not yet been made on a course of action.

We cannot WAIT to see what Carrie does on the ACMs stage, but as we all wait for the buzzed-about performance, you can click through the gallery above to check out some of her best onstage looks of all time! The lineup also includes solo performances by Shelton, Lambert, Morris, Rhett, Dan + Shay, Darius Rucker, Chris Young, Lauren Alaina, Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Midland and Brett Young.

Below is all the information you need to watch the Academy of Country Music Awards online and live Sunday to discover the 2018 ACM Awards winners. Thomas Rhett is next with six nominations, including Male Vocalist of the Year and Album of the Year.

Chris Stapleton, who released two top-selling albums past year, is the top nominee with eight.

Underwood is nominated at this year's ACM Awards for female vocalist of the year, as well as for vocal event of the year (with Keith Urban). The Best Vocal Group of the Year victor was announced before show time, as was the New Female Vocalist of the Year victor and the New Male Vocalist of the Year recipient. Revealed presenters for the event include Drew Brees, Ashton Kutcher, Nancy O'Dell, Rebecca Romijn, Sugarland member Jennifer Nettles with Kristian Bush, Keifer Sutherland and Lindsey Vonn.

Kentucky's shadow major nominee is Virgie native Josh Osborne, a songwriter who is up for song of the year for co-writing Sam Hunt's "Body Like a Back Road".

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