Chris Stapleton and Kelsea Ballerini Among Early Winners at 2016 ACM Awards

Stapleton, Ballerini and Old Dominian are announced to receive their first-ever Academy of Country Music awards on April 3.

AceShowbiz - The Academy of Country Music announces early winners for this year's awards show ahead of the April 3 telecast. Chris Stapleton grabs New Male Vocalist of the Year, Kelsea Ballerini is named New Female Vocalist of the Year, and Old Dominion wins New Duo or Group of the Year.

Ballerini takes to Twitter to share her excitement about her first ACM win. "An ACM Awards? What is happening. My heart is bursting," she writes before posting pictures of her stunned reaction. Old Dominion is equally shocked by their victory as they tweets, "There are no words!!!"

The 51st ACM Awards will be hosted by Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley at MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Katy Perry will collaborate with Dolly Parton. Other musical guests include Carrie Underwood, Stapleton and Ballerini.

Bentley strips down in a promo video for the awards show. He shows up fully naked on stage to host the event. "Keep having this reoccurring nightmare ... #acmawards," so he explains.

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