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Blake Shelton, Toby Keith Added To ACM Honors Lineup; Joining Dierks, Keith For Glen Campbell Tribute

Blake Shelton [CBS]

The list of ACM Honors performers has grown by two.

CBS confirms that Blake Shelton and Toby Keith will be playing the show, which will tape August 30 and air September 9. The artists will join fellow country superstars Dierks Bentley and Keith Urban for an “all-star medley honoring Glen Campbell.”

The medley of Campbell’s hits will culminate in an ensemble version of “Rhinestone Cowboy.”

Campbell is receiving the ACM Career Achievement Award; his wife Kim will accept.

Other confirmed performers include Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Cam, Maren Morris, Cole Swindell, Keith Urban and Lady Antebellum. Lady Antebellum is also hosting the event.

“Special Awards recipients for the ACM Honors™ include Glen Campbell, Crystal Gayle, Eddie Rabbitt (awarded posthumously), Tanya Tucker, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Jeff Walker (awarded posthumously), Jimmy Webb, Little Big Town and The Statler Brothers. Studio Recording Awards recipients include Jim “Moose” Brown, Dave Cobb, Shannon Forrest, Paul Franklin, Justin Niebank, Danny Rader, Michael Rhodes and Derek Wells. In addition, Ross Copperman will be honored as Songwriter of the Year, and Jason Aldean will receive the prestigious ACM Triple Crown Award,” adds CBS.

The CBS broadcast will air from 9-11PM ET/PT on September 9.

Written by Brian Cantor

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