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Academy of Country Music Awards set for Sunday

Academy of Country Music Awards set for Sunday

COUNTRY'S BIG NIGHT:Luke Bryan, left, and Blake Shelton speak on stage at the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 7, 2013. The pair are hosting the 2014 awards this Sunday. Photo: Associated Press

LAS VEGAS (AP) — There will be awards, all right. But there will also be a lot of performances when the Academy of Country Music holds its annual awards ceremony on Sunday.

Among those set to sing at the event include Dierks Bentley, Sheryl Crow, Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker and Rascal Flatts.

And those are just the ones announced by producers this week.

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Others to take the stage include Jason Aldean, Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Shakira, George Strait, The Band Perry and Florida Georgia Line.

The awards show airs Sunday night on CBS. Check local listings for broadcast information.

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