Special Look: Nick Jonas & Kelsea Ballerini, Chris Young & Cassadee Pope Ready ACM Awards Duets

The lineup for this year’s Academy of Country Music Awards ceremony features duets between Dolly Parton & Katy Perry, Kelsea Ballerini & Nick Jonas, and Chris Young & Cassadee Pope.

The latter two pairs recently attended rehearsals to run through their planned performances.

Jonas and Ballerini are set to collaborate on the latter’s new single “Peter Pan” (Ballerini will reportedly also incorporate her breakthrough “Love Me Like You Mean It” into the number). Pope and Young will sing their duet “Think Of You,” which is currently in the Top 10 at country radio.

CBS’ broadcast of the 51st Annual ACM Awards airs at 8PM ET this Sunday. In advance of the broadcast, CBS shared the aforementioned rehearsal photos.

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