Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan will return to co-host the 50th Academy of Country Music Awards.
This year’s show will mark Shelton’s fifth consecutive turn hosting the Awards and Bryan’s third time hosting the live televised event.
Blake Shelton received his fifth consecutive Male Vocalist of the Year nomination; he previously won the award in this category in 2012. He also received his fourth nomination in the Vocal Event of the Year category for “Lonely Tonight” with Ashley Monroe.
Luke Bryan earned his third consecutive Entertainer of the Year and Male Vocalist of the Year nomination; he previously won the Entertainer of the Year award at the 48th Academy of Country Music Awards in 2013. Bryan’s nominations also include Song of the Year for “Drink a Beer” and Vocal Event of the Year for “This Is How We Roll” with Florida Georgia Line.
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