Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani are a couple of goals at the 2024 ACM Awards

Blake Shelton and gwen Stefani made an elegant entrance at the 2024 Academy of Country Music Awards on Thursday night.

The duo hit the red carpet as they arrived for this year’s ceremony at the Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas. Stefani surprised with a multicolored feather dress and a super short skirt.

Shelton, who will take the stage with his wife for a live duet during the show, wore his classic jeans and cowboy boots, with a black dress shirt and a matching jacket with brown and tan details.

Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani pose at the 2024 ACM Awards.Jason Kempin/Getty Images
Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani pose at the 2024 ACM Awards.Gilbert Flores/Penske Media via Getty Images

ET previously spoke with Shelton about the couple’s upcoming performance, where he admitted he has “no creative input” on the show.

“‘Purple Irises’ is for Gwen’s album and I was lucky enough that she asked me to be on the song, but I have no idea what she’s coming up with for the production,” Shelton confessed. “You can probably expect some flowers, but I don’t know, I’m just traveling this time and I’ll enjoy it and hang out. This is more about her and her disco, and I’m glad.” “I can help in any way I can.”

first Voice The judge added that “it warmed my heart” that the ACM approached Stefani about performing. “It made me happy, (it made) my heart happy that she’s being accepted by the country music industry.”

Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton perform on stage during the 27th Annual Power of Love Gala hosted by Keep Memory Alive on May 10, 2024 in Las Vegas, Nevada.Bryan Steffy/Getty Images

The musicians are among a roster of A-list stars set to perform during the live show, including Jelly Roll, Miranda Lambert, Jason Aldean, Kane Brown, Cody Johnson, Thomas Rhett, Chris Stapleton and Lainey Wilson. Additionally, Kelsea Ballerini and Noah Kahan, and Nate Smith and Avril Lavigne will perform memorable duets.

Host Reba McEntire will also take the stage, perform new music and serve as master of ceremonies for the 17th time.

McEntire recently sat down with ET and talked about having the opportunity to host the ACM Awards once again.

Recalling the first time she hosted the show in 1985, the celebrated singer shared, “In some ways it seems like 100 years, in some ways it seems like they flew by like that.”

“(I have) great memories: working with Dick Clark, all the artists, the people I co-hosted with,” McEntire shared. “I think my favorite memories are the clothes I got to wear that I wouldn’t wear anywhere else but the ACMs.”

Reba McEntire performs onstage at rehearsals for the 59th Academy of Country Music Awards from the Ford Center at The Star on May 15, 2024 in Frisco, Texas.Christopher Polk/Penske Media via Getty Images

This will mark McEntire’s passing first time presenting the program since 2019and the singer explained what brought her back.

“I saw Dolly (Parton) and Garth {Brooks) did it last year. and I thought, ‘Man, that’s fun! They’re having a great time,’ and my competitiveness came into play,” McEntire joked.

The singer said she always feels “excited” when she goes on stage to host, because it’s always unique and unpredictable, adding: “It’s fun, I love live television. There’s nothing like it.”

The 59th annual edition Academy of Country Music Awards It airs live on May 16 on Prime Video. Verify all nominees and the full list of winners.

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