Country Stars Rehearse for the 2017 ACM Awards

Florida Georgia Line will take the stage with the Backstreet Boys and entertain with a medley of hits.

"Other than a psychiatrist", quips Bryan, who will again be vying for the ACM Entertainer of the Year prize.

The awards show itself begins on CBS at 8:00 p.m. To promote the big show, the duo stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to perform the Merle Haggard classic, "Ramblin' Fever".

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This is Bentley's second year in a row hosting the ACM Awards with Bryan, but Bryan is hosting for the fifth time.

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Their playful demeanor and carefree attitude will be a main focus Sunday night as country music's A-list players celebrate their success in the genre. In 2013, the show was watched by 15.5 million people, according to the Nielsen company, outdrawing the rival Country Music Association Awards show held the previous November for the first time.

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In addition to a solo performance, Dierks Bentley will join Cole Swindell to perform "Flatliner".

Presenters include Lauren Alaina, Bobby Bones, Kane Brown, Savannah Chrisley, Todd Chrisley, Kacey Musgraves, Nancy O'Dell, Jake Owen, Kellie Pickler, Darius Rucker, Elliott Sadler, Miss America Savvy Shields, and Bubba Wallace. She'll face off against Jason Aldean, Bryan, Keith Urban and Florida Georgia Line for the night's top honor.

Maren Morris and Thomas Rhett will debut "Craving You", a duet from two of the genre's hottest young stars.

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You can catch it at 11:35 p.m. ET on CBS.


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