April 14, 2007 07:56 PM by Joe Blackmon
American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson is set to perform on
the 42ND ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, to be broadcast live
from Las Vegas’ MGM Grand, Tuesday, May 15 (8:00-11:00 PM, live
ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. The event honors country
music’s top talent as well as the industry’s hottest emerging talent.
Host Reba McEntire and Kelly Clarkson will perform their song from McEntire’s new album, Duets. McEntire has hosted the show for a record-breaking nine years and has previously won 11 Academy of Country Music Awards. Grammy-winning artist Kelly Clarkson performed for the first time on a country music award show last year with Rascal Flatts.
The ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS is produced for television by dick clark productions. The show is executive produced by Allen Shapiro and R.A. Clark, and produced by Barry Adelman. The executive in charge of production is Bob Bardo, and the executive in charge is Fran LaMaina.