TV stars to announce ACM Award nominees online
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The nominees for this year's Academy of Country Music Awards will be announced via Twitter and Facebook in a series of videos by TV personalities.
Fox Sports broadcaster Erin Andrews, Willie and Korie Robertson from "Duck Dynasty," Beth Behrs from "2 Broke Girls" and hosts from "CBS This Morning," ''Entertainment Tonight," ''The Talk" and "The Insider" will make the announcements on Jan. 29.
The 49th annual ACM Awards will air live on CBS from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on April 6.
Other announcers for the nominees include actress-singer Lucy Hale from "Pretty Little Liars," singers Jerrod Niemann and Darius Rucker, and reigning ACM songwriter of the year Dallas Davidson.
Fans will be able to watch the announcements on www.facebook.com/AcademyOfCountryMusic and www.twitter.com/ACMAwards starting at 10 a.m. EST.