Blake Shelton Calls Out Dierks Bentley Following ACM Awards Announcement

Blake Shelton Calls Out Dierks Bentley Following ACM Awards Announcement | Country Music Videos

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When Luke Bryan learned that Blake Shelton would not be returning to help him co-host the ACM Awards on April 3rd, 2016, he was desperate to find a new co-host. 

Bryan first announced that Shelton would be stepping down as co-host through a video posted to social media on Monday (Dec. 14). The video raised our suspicions that Bryan’s new co-host may be Dierks Bentley, since we noticed a dog that looked a lot like Bentley’s furry friend, Jake, in the corner of the bar, and the unseen bartender referenced Bentley’s song “Tip It On Back.”

Following the announcement, Shelton took to Twitter, and in his usual, humorous fashion, wished Bryan good luck.


In another video posted on Tuesday (Dec. 15), Bryan revealed that our suspicions were correct, Bentley is his new ACM Awards co-host!

Once again, Shelton took to Twitter to respond to the latest announcement, this time congratulating Bentley on his new role. As to be expected, Shelton couldn’t help but poke a little fun at the guy who took over his co-hosting duties.


We have no doubts that Bentley will do just fine as Bryan’s ACM Awards co-host. If the “reveal” video that Bryan posted is any indication of how him and Bentley will interact with one another, we have a feeling that the 2016’s ACM‘s will be hysterical!

Tune in below to watch the video that revealed Bentley is Bryan’s new ACM Awards co-host for 2016.

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