Get excited country fans! The Country Music Association has revealed the names of additional performers for The 54th Annual CMA Awards, airing Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CTV2.
Justin Bieber and Dan + Shay are set to take the stage for the world television premiere of their pop-country collab, "10,000 Hours," which is nominated for three big awards: Single of the Year, Musical Event of the Year and Music Video of the Year. Dan + Shay are also nominated for Vocal Duo of the Year.Other big names that will perform on Country Music's Biggest Night include Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Ingrid Andress, Little Big Town (who will pay tribute to Kenny Rogers), Old Dominion, Keith Urban, Morgan Wallen, Jimmie Allen, Brothers Osborne, Jenee Fleenor, Jon Pardi, Carley Pearce and Lee Brice.Brothers Osborne, Fleenor, and Ashley McBryde will come together with Aldean and Bentley for the first time to perform a multi-song show-opening tribute to Charlie Daniels.The 2020 CMA Awards will be hosted by Darius Rucker and returning host Reba McEntire (love this for her) from Nashville's Music City Center. Previously announced performers include Eric Church, Florida Georgia Line, Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris, Hillary Scott and Chris Tomlin, Rascal Flatts, Rucker featuring country group Lady A, Gabby Barrett featuring Charlie Puth, Thomas Rhett and show host McEntire.[video_embed id='2041630']RELATED: Dan + Shay reveal which iconic band they want to collaborate with next[/video_embed]“We couldn’t be more excited to bring all of these incredible performances to life next Wednesday night and give our artists the chance to come together, in a big way, on television for the first time in months,” said Robert Deaton, CMA Awards Executive Producer, in a press release. Deaton added that safety is their top priority and the team putting together the CMA Awards "have worked tirelessly over the past several months to fully transform Music City Center into a breathtaking setup that resembles the very first CMA Awards" all the way from 1967. Deaton said that the CMA Awards is honoured "to help provide an escape" during these very challenging times (read: the pandemic and the U.S. election).Lambert is this year's top nominee with seven nods, which brings her career total to 55 CMA Awards nominations (yass queen). Other top nominees include Combs with six nods, Morris with five nods, and Dan + Shay, Jay Joyce and Pearce with four nods each.
Church, Combs, Lambert, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban will all battle it out for Entertainer of the Year. Another big award for this year's three-hour show is New Artist of the Year which includes nominees Allen, Andress, Gabby Barrett, Pearce and Wallen.Don't forget to tune into The 54th Annual CMA Awards
on Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CTV2.
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