Both country music band Rascal Flatts and actress Jennifer Love Hewitt have been listed as presenters at the 44th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards. They are going to present awards at the annual event on April 5.
Other country music singers tapped as presenters at the ceremony are Kellie Pickler, Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Billy Ray Cyrus, Jack Ingram, Martina McBride, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton. In addition to them, R&B/soul singer Jamie Foxx, actor Matthew McConaughey and supermodel Marisa Miller also join them in the presenters list.
Hosted by Reba McEntire, 2009 ACM Awards will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Its performers include Miley Cyrus, Lady Antebellum, John Rich, Lee Ann Womack, Jamey Johnson, Taylor Swift, Toby Keith, Rascal Flatts, Sugarland, Miranda Lambert, Heidi Newfield, Trace Adkins and Tim McGraw.
Several names have been announced as early winners at the awards. They are Brad Paisley, Keith Urban, Julianne Hough, Jake Owen and Zac Brown Band. Meanwhile, Dolly Parton, Randy Travis and Kenny Rogers are among special awards' recipients.
The next day after the ceremony is held, a special event will be conducted by Country Music Association to honor George Strait as ACM's Artist of the Decade. Martina McBride, Dierks Bentley and George Strait himself will be singing at the post-ACM event.