By Annie Reuter

The Academy of Country Music announced today (March 6) the first set of artists who will perform during the 49th annual ACM Awards ceremony, which airs April 6 on CBS.

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Jason AldeanLuke BryanMiranda LambertBlake SheltonGeorge StraitKeith Urban and the Band Perry, who are all 2014 ACM Award nominees, will perform live during the ceremony from the stage of the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Bryan, Lambert, Shelton, and Strait are also up for the coveted Entertainer of the Year award (Taylor Swift is the fifth nominee).

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In addition to sharing co-hosting duties with Shelton and performing during the broadcast, Bryan will team up with Florida Georgia Line for the fourth annual ACM Fan Jam at the nearby Mandalay Bay Events Center. Portions of that event will be included in the live broadcast as well.

Read more about the 2014 ACM Awards performers on Radio.com

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