Taking the stage to perform are Carrie Underwood, Eric Church, Florida Georgia Line, Jake Owen, Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, Kenny Chesney, Luke Bryan, Sam Hunt, Zac Brown Band, Reba McEntire, Darius Rucker, as well as a Lady Antebellum collaboration with dance-music maestro Zedd.
Newcomers A Thousand Horses, Chris Janson, Frankie Ballard, Kelsea Ballerini, Maddie and Tae, and RaeLynn will perform on the Nationwide stage.
The night’s presenters are Aloe Blacc, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Billy Ray Cyrus, Brett Eldredge, Cassadee Pope, Charles Esten, Cole Swindell, David Spade, Hunter Hayes, Jana Kramer, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, Houston Texans defensive end JJ Watt, Kellie Pickler, Little Big Town, American Idol champ Nick Fradiani, Nikki Reed, Army vet Noah Galloway, Walking Dead actor Norman Reedus, comedian Ron White, Dancing With the Stars champ Rumer Willis, Sara Evans, Thomas Rhett and Tom Arnold.
Erin Andrews and Brittany Snow co-host the show live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET.