Luke Bryan will return for the fourth time to co-host next year's Academy of Country Music Awards, alongside Dierks Bentley, who will be co-hosting for the first time.
Bentley replaces former co-host Blake Shelton. Bryan, the reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year, made the announcement Tuesday on Twitter.
— Luke Bryan (@LukeBryanOnline) December 15, 2015
— Dierks Bentley (@DierksBentley) December 15, 2015
The show will be broadcast live April 3 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
"When we found ourselves searching for a new co-host I didn't have to look much further than my own circle of friends so Dierks was a natural choice," Bryan said in a statement. "We have a lot of fun together and I know the fans will be in for something special."
Last year, Bryan and Blake Shelton were co-hosts.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.