The Female Vocalist for this year is a tough list of nominees.
The ceremony will take place about a mile from the site of a massacre that killed almost 60 country music fans in October.
Here's all you need to know about what the Academy of Country Music Awards are, when and where they are, who the host is, how to watch, who the nominees and performers are, who won previous year and ticket information.
Carrie Underwood revealed on her blog that she needed 40 to 50 stitches on her face after falling outside her Nashville home in November. In the Instagram post, the "Cry Pretty" singer is perched on a stool and crooning into a microphone while surrounded by her band. In addition, the Checotah native this year is nominated with Keith Urban for Vocal Event of the Year for their bouncy duet "The Fighter". Miranda Lambert and Maren Morris have also garnered four nominations apiece. He is followed by Thomas Rett with six nods. Alan Jackson will sing his hit "Chattahoochee" with Jon Pardi; Toby Keith will perform his No. 1 debut single of 1993, "Should've Been a Cowboy", with Blake Shelton; and this year's show host, Reba McEntire, will perform her Grammy-winning song "Does He Love You" with Kelly Clarkson.
Barbara Bush, in deteriorating health, to halt medical treatment
The couple met at a Christmas dance in 1941, when Barbara Pierce was 16 and George Bush was 17. Former First Lady Barbara Bush is in "failing health", informed family spokesperson on Sunday.
Carrie Underwood will make her first public appearance in five months at the ACM Awards on April 15, and in honor of her buzzed-about performance, we're looking back at her hottest onstage outfits of all-time!
Ballerini is a star in her own right after a highly-anticipated performance with McEntire, at the 2017 Country Music Association Awards.
Expect to see a number of familiar faces presenting like "The Ranch" stars Sam Elliott and Ashton Kutcher, Kiefer Sutherland, "The Talk" host Eve, Olympic Alpine Skier Lindsey Vonn, actress Rebecca Romijn, and New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees.
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