Special Look: Dierks Bentley, Kenny Chesney Rehearse ACM Awards Performances

As Saturday progressed, two country superstars took the AT&T Stadium stage with the intention of perfecting their planned Academy of Country Music Awards performances.

Dierks Bentley and Kenny Chesney, the two hitmakers, rehearsed a day before they will take the stage – for real – at Sunday’s 50th Annual ACM Awards show.

Bentley and Chesney appear on a lengthy lineup of confirmed ACM Awards performers. Others set to provide tunes on CBS’ broadcast include Jason Aldean, Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Eric Church, Alan Jackson, Brad Paisley, Reba, Blake Shelton, George Strait, Keith Urban, Brooks & Dunn, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Christina Aguilera (with Rascal Flatts), Nick Jonas (with Dan + Shay), Sam Hunt, Thomas Rhett and Cole Swindell.

CBS’ official Dierks Bentley and Kenny Chesney rehearsal photos follow.

Sunday’s ACM Awards broadcast commences at 8PM ET on CBS.

Written by Brian Cantor

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