The 49th Annual CMA Awards: When The Stars Come Out
October 29, 2015 at 11:14 AM (PT)
KIEFER SUTHERLAND, STEVE MARTIN, Miss AMERICA 2016 BETTY CANTRELL, actress ERIKA CHRISTENSEN, ESPN-TV "GameDay"'s LEE CORSO and KIRK HERBSTREIT, and artists BRETT ELDREDGE, CHARLES KELLEY, JENNIFER NETTLES, REBA, DARIUS RUCKER, COLE SWINDELL, and more are among the star-studded lineup of presenters the COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION (CMA) has unveiled "THE 49TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS" airing live on WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4th at 8p (ET) on ABC-TV. The pre-televised CMA AWARDS, including the CMA Broadcast Personality and Station Of The Year trophies (NET NEWS 10/16), will be hosted by WARNER MUSIC NASHVILLE/W.A.R. artist FRANKIE BALLARD.
Additionally, MERCURY NASHVILLE artist CHRIS STAPLETON has been added to the list of performers for the evening. With three nominations on the evening (NET NEWS 9/9), STAPLETON will be collaborating with a yet-unnamed guest for the special performance. Previously announced artists include JASON ALDEAN, LUKE BRYAN, SAM HUNT, BLAKE SHELTON (NET NEWS 10/19), KELSEA BALLERINI, MIRANDA LAMBERT, MADDIE & TAE, KACEY MUSGRAVES (NET NEWS 10/12), and more. Hosted by BRAD PAISLEY and CARRIE UNDERWOOD (NET NEWS 8/5), the show will once again be broadcast live from BRIDGESTONE ARENA in NASHVILLE.