03/18/2013 AT 11:10 AM EDT
It turns out Taylor Swift
is getting back together – with the Academy of Country Music Awards.
Named entertainer of the year
in 2012, the singer and multiple nominee is returning for this year's show as a performer, joining Carrie Underwood
, Kenny Chesney
, Lady Antebellum, Jason Aldean and Tim McGraw
Little Big Town and Eric Church also will perform, along with previously announced performers Miranda Lambert
, Kelly Clarkson
and a fan jam headlined by Brad Paisley
Church comes in with a leading seven nominations
, including son and single of the year for "Springsteen," followed by Hunter Hayes with six and five for Swift and Lambert.
Co-hosted by Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton
, the ACM Awards air April 7 on CBS at 8 p.m. ET/PT from Las Vegas.