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On March 14, the ACM announced the new artist winners ahead of this week's ceremony.

"Drink a little more, host a little less", Bryan chimed in, singing along to the tune of Michael Ray's hit single, "Think a Little Less". Skipping past any sort of comical cues or script hints, Bentley admitted that they sooth any worries they may get with a little liquid courage.

For the second year in a row, Bentley and Bryan will partner up to host the ACM Awards, which brings Nashville's biggest names to Las Vegas. Before teaming up with Bentley he emceed the event for three years with Blake Shelton (2013-2015). Morris is also listed for a separate solo performance.

Who's Hosting?: Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley are back for more co-hosting shenanigans.

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Keith Urban and Thomas Rhett are set to perform, along with Old Dominion and Brett Eldredge, who rounded out a lineup that includes Sam Hunt, Reba McEntire, Chris Stapleton, Cole Swindell, Carrie Underwood, Rascal Flatts and Lauren Daigle.

Colbert may find himself in a similar position this fall when the Emmys are broadcast on CBS. Four of these artists are also nominated in Single Record of the Year, including Urban's "Blue Ain't Your Color", Florida Georgia Line's "H.O.L.Y.", Morris' "My Church" and Lambert's "Vice", in addition to McGraw's "Humble and Kind".

A multi-talented and respected host, writer, producer, satirist and comedian, Colbert is well-known for his previous late night show, "The Colbert Report", which concluded on Friday, Dec. 18, 2014.

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