On Sunday night (May 1) the 2nd ever annual American Country Countdown Awards will be taking place. The show is a replacement for FOX’s American Country Awards and should not be confused with the CMAs, CMT Awards or the ACMs.
Airing live from the Forum in Los Angeles, Ca., viewers will be able to watch the two hour ceremony starting at 8 p.m. ET/PT on FOX. Live streaming will be available to audiences here. Artists slated to perform include Florida Georgia Line, Carrie Underwood, Sam Hunt, Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini, and Toby Keith, who will be singing a tribute to the late Merle Haggard.
Luke Bryan leads the pack with seven nominations, Sam Hunt isn't far behind with five, while both Zac Brown Band and Thomas Rhett have each earned four. On hand to present the awards include Matthew McConaughey, Luke Wilson, Paula Abdul, Reba McEntire and Terry Crews.
Don't be late! Three female powerhouses will be opening the show with a killer performance. Jennifer Nettles, Martina McBride and Cam are reportedly going to be singing the 2003 hit, "This One's For the Girls," to kick off the first country awards show to air live from Los Angeles in over 10 years.