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Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley to host 2016 ACM Awards on CBS

Listen up country fans -- Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley are your hosts for the 2016 Academy of Country Music Awards.

The 51st annual awards gala will air live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Sunday, April 3, 2016, on CBS.

This marks Bryan's fourth consecutive time hosting the ACM Awards; it's Bentley's first time hosting a live televised event. Bryan has previously hosted the ACMs with Blake Shelton and Reba McEntire.

"When we found ourselves searching for a new co-host, I didn't have to look much further than my own circle of friends, so Dierks was a natural choice," said Bryan. "We have a lot of fun together, and I know the fans will be in for something special."

"I think everyone knows Luke is the guy you call when you want to have a good time," added Bentley. "If we have half as much fun hosting together as we do backstage, it's going to be a great night."

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