ACM Awards 2015: Dierks Bentley Performs "Riser"

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Dierks Bentley

Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton co-hosted the 50th annual awards.

Dierks Bentley performed "Riser" at the Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday night at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

The singer belted out the lyrics of the lead single off of his latest album, Riser, backed by a band on top of an elevated stage.

The country singer was nominated for male vocalist of the year alongside Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Brad Paisley and Blake Shelton; album of the year for Riser alongside Aldean, Little Big Town, Miranda Lambert and Church; single record of the year for "Drunk on a Plane" alongside Kenny Chesney, Lee Brice, Lambert and Florida Georgia Line; song of the year for "I Hold On" alongside Chesney, Lambert, Bryan, Church and Kacey Musgraves; and video of the year for "Drunk on a Plane" alongside Chesney, Keith Urban, Glen Campbell and Carrie Underwood.

The singer won the top new artist of the year ACM award in 2003.

Shelton and Bryan co-hosted the awards at the stadium — the home of the Dallas Cowboys.