Country music’s biggest nighttime conscionable got bigger.
With conscionable 2 weeks to spell until the 55th yearly CMA Awards, which volition instrumentality spot connected Nov. 10, the Country Music Association announced immoderate all-star additions to the lineup of performers connected Wednesday.
Among those joining the database of singers who volition instrumentality the signifier astatine Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena are Luke Combs, Kane Brown and Miranda Lambert, portion Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood — winners of a combined 9 CMAs — volition unite for a superstar duet, performing their deed “If I Didn’t Love You.”
Other recently announced performers see Entertainer of the Year nominee Chris Stapleton, Single of the Year nominee Chris Young and Old Dominion, who volition beryllium going for their 4th consecutive triumph for Vocal Group of the Year.
They articulation antecedently announced performers Jimmie Allen, Brothers Osborne, Dan + Shay, Mickey Guyton featuring Brittney Spencer and Madeline Edwards, Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde, and “The Voice” justice Blake Shelton.
And aft singing the nationalist anthem astatine the Super Bowl earlier this year, Eric Church volition person different large nighttime performing astatine the CMAs, wherever helium is up for Entertainer, Album, Single, Song and Male Vocalist of the Year.
Church and his Entertainer of the Year contention Stapleton lead the nominees with 5 nods each. Female Vocalist of the Year nominee Gabby Barrett is up for 4 awards, while Maren Morris, Brothers Osborne, Brown, Combs, Lambert, McBryde and Young volition vie for 3 trophies.
Presiding implicit the festivities volition beryllium “American Idol” justice Luke Bryan, who volition beryllium hosting the CMAs for the archetypal clip erstwhile the awards aerial unrecorded connected ABC.