ACM Awards in the Books & Lineup for Tribute to Merle Haggard is Announced

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Tim McGraw shows his love for the Backstreet Boys and other big moments from the ACM's. Plus, the Merle Haggard special grows.

FOX's Michelle Pollino has the details in this 'FOX Country':

I'm Michelle Polllino.

In the final number of the night at the 52nd annual Academy of Country Music Awards telecast on CBS, the crowd and Tim McGraw rose to their feet when Florida Georgia Line teamed up with the Backstreet Boys to perform their single "God, Your Mama and Me", but McGraw and the crowd went absolutely wild when they performed the Backstreet Boys hit 'Everybody' complete with the original choreography.

Another highlight, Miranda Lambert breaking Reba's record with her eighth consecutive win for 'Female Vocalist'. Reba teaming with Christian star Lauren Daigle for a "Back To God," McGraw and Faith Hill, country music's favorite couple's fun-loving embrace following their duet.

Rodney Crowell, Buddy Miller, Jake Owen, Aaron Lewis, Tanya Tucker and Chris Janson will join other superstars of country, rock and Americana artist in tribute scheduled to perform during 'Sing Me Back Home: The music of Merle Haggard' is schedule for Nashville's Bridgestone Arena April 6.

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