Producers have lined up major talent to get viewers to tune in on a very competitive night, when the competition includes "Mad Men" and "Game of Thrones."
The marquee events:
Tim McGraw will sing "Highway Don't Care" with Taylor Swift and "American Idol" judge Keith Urban.
Hayes will join Dierks Bentley and Brad Paisley at the ACM Fan Jam.
Kelly Clarkson, the first "American Idol" champ, will sing "Don't Rush."
George Strait and Garth Brooks will sing together for the first time to honor the late Dick Clark. The singers will be introduced by Reba. (R.A. Clark, Dick's son, is an executive producer on the awards telecast.)
Jewel will sing "Hands" and "Fill a Heart" to raise awareness of child hunger in the United States.
Source - Orlando Sentinel