The Professional Bull Riders announced that nine-time World Champion Ty Murray and his wife, acclaimed singer and songwriter Jewel, will be presenting the award for "Artist of the Year" at the American Country Awards on Monday, Dec. 10, at 8 p.m. ET live/PT tape-delayed on FOX.
The show airs live from The Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, which will host the PBR's Last Cowboy Standing III on May 10-11, 2013.
Bull riding begins at 8 p.m. on Friday, May 10, and at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 11. Tickets are on sale at the Mandalay Bay box office, www.Ticketmaster.com, and by telephone at (800) 745-3000.
The ACAs will be hosted by multi-platinum recording artist Trace Adkins and Emmy and Tony Award winner Kristin Chenoweth. The two-hour live music spectacular is the only country music awards show that gives fans the opportunity to vote for their favorite artists not only in traditional categories but also in a previously unrecognized area - touring - encompassing the entire spectrum of country music and bestowing honors that no other awards show has.
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