“The 48th Annual CMA Awards” is living up to its reputation as Country Music’s Biggest Night™ with the addition of the Doobie Brothers, Hunter Hayes, Jennifer Nettles, Michael McDonald, Thomas Rhett, and Cole Swindell to the performance lineup.
Reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year George Strait is heading back to the stage to make his 24th career performance on this year’s CMA Awards — more than any other artist in CMA Awards history.
After debuting at #1 on The Billboard 200 Album Chart last week with his new album BRINGING BACK THE SUNSHINE, Blake Shelton makes history as the first country music artist to hit #1 on the Billboard Artist 100.
The 48th Annual CMA Awards” will present genre-crossing duet performances by Ariana Grande and Meghan Trainor who will perform with Little Big Town and Miranda Lambert respectively. “Pretty Little Liars” actress and DMG Nashville recording artist Lucy Hale will be joining the evening as a presenter live, Wednesday, Nov. 5 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on the ABC Television Network.