1. Performances like these are what make the ACM Awards the year's must-see country music event.
Amid the 10-gallon celebrations and red-carpet fashions, the 52nd ACM Awards ceremony is sure to carry on the long-standing tradition of show-stopping performances from your past, present, and future favorite country artists.
Who will join the ranks this year?
Learn more about the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards on CBS.com.
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