2018 ACM Awards Collaborations Revealed: Blake Shelton and Toby Keith, Reba McEntire and Kelly Clarkson + More
With just a few days to go before the 2018 ACM Awards, the Academy of Country Music has unveiled plans for a series of superstar collaborations during the awards show. A number of special duets will take place throughout the ceremony.
At the 2018 ACM Awards, three onstage duets -- dubbed "ACM Flashbacks" -- will honor classic country hits and iconic artists. Previously announced performer Blake Shelton will team up with Toby Keith to sing Keith's No. 1 debut single "Should've Been a Cowboy;" Alan Jackson and Jon Pardi will perform Jackson's hit "Chattahoochee;" and Reba McEntire and Kelly Clarkson will duet on McEntire's "Does He Love You." All three songs were originally released 25 years ago, in 1993.
Those three collaborations won't be the only ones taking place during the 2018 ACM Awards, however: Additionally, Kane Brown and Lauren Alaina will share their No. 1 single "What Ifs;" Keith Urban and pop singer-songwriter Julia Michaels will sing Urban's new single "Coming Home;" and Florida Georgia Line and Bebe Rexha will duet on their hit "Meant to Be."
Previously announced solo performers for the 2018 ACM Awards include Alaina, Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Midland, Maren Morris, Thomas Rhett, Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood and Brett Young. That lineup of solo performances also includes the newly added Dan + Shay, Darius Rucker and Chris Young.
The 2018 ACM Awards are set to take place in Las Vegas, Nev., on April 15, and air live on CBS beginning at 8PM ET. The ceremony will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena; Reba McEntire will be hosting the show.
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