And we curated a playlist to get you ready for the big night.

Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley
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The 2017 Academy of Country Music Awards will be broadcasted live at 8PM ET on April 2 on CBS. Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley will return to host the show again this year. The broadcast will feature highly anticipated performances including duets from Tim McGraw & Faith Hill and Carrie Underwood & Keith Urban.

To get ready for the show, we curated a playlist of songs from artists that are nominated, tracks that will be performed on the show, and new tunes from up-and-coming artists.

Winners for New Male Vocalist, New Female Vocalist, and New Vocal Duo or Group have already been announced as Jon Pardi, Maren Morris, and Brothers Osborne, respectively. The rest of the winners, including the coveted Entertainer of the Year trophy, will be given out during the live broadcast. You can see the full list of winners and nominees at

Among the nominees for Entertainer of the year are co-host Luke Bryan, Carrie Underwood, Florida Georgia Line, Keith Urban, and reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year Jason Aldean.