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If this year's ACM Awards performers lineup hasn't already knocked the boots off country fans everywhere, it just got even better.
On Monday, the Academy of Country Music announced a second crop of artists slated to perform at the 2015 awards ceremony, including more country veterans—and a few surprises!
Alan Jackson, Martina McBride, Brad Paisley, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, and Rascal Flatts have been added the lengthy list of performers at the 50th ACM celebration on April 19. Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn of duo Brooks & Dunn will also make an appearance in honor of the Academy's golden anniversary.
The night will also feature a couple of special duets, including a performance by "Jealous" artist Nick Jonas and vocal duo of the year nominee Dan and Shay.
And is pop diva Christina Aguilera swapping her heels for a pair of cowboy boots?
The Academy announced that the "Beautiful" crooner will join a surprise artist for a special duet.