Over the past few days, details on the upcoming “ACM Presents: Superstar Duets” special have begun to emerge. Talk of a planned Sam Hunt-Dwight Yoakam collaboration generated particularly notable discourse.
CBS finally issued an official lineup for the special, which will be taped across April 17 and April 18 and aired as a two-hour special on May 15.
A Sam Hunt-Dwight Yoakam duet is indeed slated for the show. Other planned collaborations include Cole Swindell and Alan Jackson, Miranda Lambert and Patty Loveless, Alabama and Eli Young Band, Brooks & Dunn and Reba, Luke Bryan and Ronnie Milsap, Lady Antebellum and Brandy Clark, Hunter Hayes and Brett Eldredge, Keith Urban and John Anderson and Florida Georgia Line and David Lee Murphy.
Brantley Gilbert, Jake Owen and Kenny Chesney will perform individually.
The official lineup:
Friday, April 17:
- Brantley Gilbert
- Dwight Yoakam and Sam Hunt
- Darius Rucker and Sara Evans
- Alabama and Eli Young Band
- Brooks & Dunn and Reba
- Dierks Bentley, Kip Moore and Ashley Monroe
- Luke Bryan and Ronnie Milsap
Saturday, April 18:
- Clint Black and Joe Nichols
- The Band Perry and Deana Carter
- Lady Antebellum and Brandy Clark
- Hunter Hayes and Brett Eldredge
- Jake Owen
- Kenny Chesney
- Alan Jackson and Cole Swindell
- Miranda Lambert and Patty Loveless
- Keith Urban and John Anderson
- Eric Church and Marty Stuart
- Florida Georgia Line and David Lee Murphy