Sunday's ACM Awards: What to Expect and Who You'll See

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Chris Stapleton has the most nominations for the night.

The 53rd annual ACM Awards air April 15 on CBS.

The song is the first Underwood will release under her new recording contract with Universal Music Group Nashville.

Underwood also said that her face is healing nicely, and she feels more like herself than she has before, presumably since November past year when she fell down a flight of stairs.

According to, the list includes Kelsea Ballerini, Miranda Lambert, Reba McEntire, Maren Morris and Carrie Underwood.

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It's unclear where the gold pin initiative started, but each number carries its own significance: 851 is for the 851 people injured during the shooting on October 1 at the 2017 Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas, Nev.; 58 is for the 58 people who were killed during the tragedy; and 1 represents unity.

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Underwood, who has yet to show a full photo of her face since her November 10 accident when she fell down the steps of her Nashville home, leading her to have more than 40 stitches, confirmed that she would officially debut her face at the ACM Awards in Las Vegas. In the Instagram post, the "Cry Pretty" singer is perched on a stool and crooning into a microphone while surrounded by her band. Thomas Rhett is next with six nominations, including Male Vocalist of the Year and Album of the Year. If she wins, it would be the Chockie native's eighth victory in the category. "Body Like a Back Road" is nominated for song of the year and single record of the year.

Clarkson will duet with mother-in-law Reba McEntire, who is hosting the show at 8 p.m. Sunday on CBS.

Raise your red solo cup, because the 2018 Academy of Country Music Awards are coming to you live this Sunday.

Pop singer Bebe Rexha will also be there to perform "Meant to Be" with Florida Georgia Line.

Carrie Underwood has shared the first up-close photo of her face since a awful fall a year ago that left her with a broken wrist and more than 40 stitches in her face.

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