Jason Aldean Among American Country Awards Performers

Singer Jason Aldeani appears backstage during the 2012 iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on September 21, 2012 Singer Jason Aldeani appears backstage during the 2012 iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on September 21, 2012

Jason Aldean leads the list of top country music stars set to perform on the American Country Awards.

Country’s leading man of the moment will be joined by lead nominee and good friend Luke Bryan, Lady Antebellum, Dierks Bentley and Little Big Town.

Few are hotter than Aldean at the moment. The Georgia native scored the year’s second biggest debut last week, selling 409,000 copies of his fifth album “Night Train,” and recently announced a series of stadium appearances on his 2013 tour.

Producers also announced Scotty McCreery, LeAnn Rimes, Chris Young, Lee Brice, Jana Kramer and Lauren Alaina will make appearances. Fans can vote for the favorite nominees at the show’s website.

Kristin Chenoweth and Trace Adkins return as hosts for the show, aired live Dec. 10 on Fox from the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.

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