Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert to Perform at Academy of Country Music Awards

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CBS also announces Toby Keith and Keith Urban will hit the stage April 3.

NEW YORK - Entertainer of the Year nominees Taylor Swift, Toby Keith, Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban, Brad Paisley and Jason Aldean will perform on the 46th annual Academy of Country Music Awards on CBS on April 3, the network said Wednesday.

The special, produced for TV by dick clark productions, will be broadcast live from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas and honors country music's top established and emerging talent.

CBS said that for the third consecutive year, fans will select the winner of the Entertainer of the Year honor, with online voting starting on March 11.

CBS last month drew the highest Grammy telecast ratings in 10 years.