Hunter Hayes, Thomas Rhett, Cole Swindell And More Added To 'CMA Awards' Performances
November 3, 2014 at 10:00 AM (PT)
HUNTER HAYES, the DOOBIE BROTHERS, JENNIFER NETTLES, MICHAEL MCDONALD, THOMAS RHETT, and COLE SWINDELL have been added to the performance lineup for "THE 48TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS." ASHLEY MONROE has also been added, slated to perform with BLAKE SHELTON.
Hosted by BRAD PAISLEY and CARRIE UNDERWOOD, "THE 48TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS" will air live from BRIDGESTONE ARENA on WEDNESDAY (11/05) beginning at 8p (ET) on ABC-TV (NET NEWS 08/06). Previously announced performers include LUKE BRYAN, MIRANDA LAMBERT, and KEITH URBAN (NET NEWS 09/15) as well as LADY ANTEBELLUM, LITTLE BIG TOWN, and THE BAND PERRY (NET NEWS 09/29).
Special performances from KENNY CHESNEY, TIM MCGRAW, JASON ALDEAN, and DIERKS BENTLEY can also be expected (NET NEWS 10/06), as well as a post-retirement performance from GEORGE STRAIT (NET NEWS 10/27). Pop acts ARIANA GRANDE and MEGHAN TRAINOR will also collaborate with Country artists during "COUNTRY'S BIGGEST NIGHT" (NET NEWS 10/20).
Presenters for the three-hour gala will include BRANTLEY GILBERT, DARIUS RUCKER, LEE BRICE, BRETT ELDREDGE, MARTINA MCBRIDE, GARTH BROOKS, TRISHA YEARWOOD, STEVEN TYLER and many more. For more information, visit www.CMAawards.com.