New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
Country artist Jimmie Allen, nationally syndicated personality Bobby
Bones, Country artist Kane Brown, ABC's "Dancing With The Stars'" Sharna Burgess, model and actress Olivia
Culpo, Disney's "The Nutcracker and the Four Realms'" Mackenzie Foy, Country artists Lady Antebellum, Little
Big Town, Dustin
Lynch, Martina McBride
and Carly Pearce, singer/actor Dennis
Quaid, ABC's "American Idol" judge Lionel Richie, actor Noah Schnapp, singer/songwriter, actress and producer Rita Wilson and Country artist Trisha Yearwood
are set to present at "The 52nd Annual CMA Awards." Country Music's Biggest Night, hosted for the 11th consecutive year by Brad Paisley
and Carrie Underwood, airs live from Bridgestone Arena
in Nashville Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 8:00 PM/ET (7:00 PM/CT) on the ABC Television Network.
CMA Awards Vocal Group of the Year nominee LANCO
will also host the pre-telecast portion of the night. They will be introduced to the stage by CMA's inaugural KixStart Artist Scholarship recipients Kassi
Denning and Jameson Rodgers. During the pre-telecast, the winner for Musician of the Year will be awarded, as well as the winners of the previously-announced Broadcast Awards categories.
In addition to Dan + Shay's live performance on the CMA Awards, the three-time CMA Awards nominees will also deliver an encore performance of "Speechless
" for Comcast's Xfinity TV customers that will be available exclusively on Xfinity On Demand immediately following the telecast. Customers with Xfinity X1 can access the encore performance simply by saying "Show me Dan + Shay" into their X1 Voice Remote.
Don't miss Facebook Live interviews with your favorite Country artists on CMA's Facebook page Monday, Nov. 12 and Tuesday, Nov. 13 from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM/CT as artists stop by the CMA Awards Radio
Remote in Nashville.
Previously announced performers for the CMA Awards include Lauren
Alaina, Jason Aldean
Lambert, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley
with Brothers Osborne, Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line
with Bebe Rexha, Midland, Kacey Musgraves, Old Dominion, Paisley, Pistol Annies, Thomas
Rhett, Ricky Skaggs, Chris Stapleton
with Maren Morris
and Mavis Staples, Underwood, Keith Urban
Young, as well as special appearances by Lindsay
Ell, Vince Gill, Sierra Hull, Chris Janson, Ashley McBryde, David
Lee Murphy, Jon Pardi, Carson Peters, Marty Stuart, and Cole Swindell.
CMA sat down with the five New Artist of the Year nominees and the people closest to them to learn more about them and their journey to the CMA Awards. To view all five full episodes featuring Alaina, Combs, Janson, Midland
and Young, please visit CMAawards.com/new-artist-nominees.
"The 52nd Annual CMA Awards" is a production of the Country Music
Association. Robert Deaton is the Executive Producer, Gary Halvorson is the Director
Wild is the Head Writer. For more information on "The 52nd Annual CMA Awards," please visit CMAawards.com.