(Las Vegas, NV) — Tickets go on sale today for a double-dose of country music on the Vegas Strip. The Academy of Country Music Awards will be handed out at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. A separate All-Star Jam will air at a later date. For the first time ever, the ACM nominees will be announced in a digital format. Reba McEntire will help announce the top five choices in each category via Facebook. McEntire and Blake Sheldon will co-host the ACM awards April 1st on CBS.
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 03: (L-R) Musicians Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott and Dave Haywood of the group Lady Antebellum accept the Vocal Group of the Year Award onstage at the 46th Annual Academy Of Country Music Awards held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 3, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)