•••Reminder: Voting for the final ballot of the CMA Awards closes today (11/2).•••
Dierks Bentley will kick-off CMA Awards day (11/10) with a performance on ABC News’ Good Morning America, and will take the stage again that night on The 44th Annual CMA Awards.
Also on Good Morning America, CMA Awards co-host Brad Paisley and NASCAR superstar Jeff Gordon will present a new 2011 Chevrolet Cruze to the winner of the “Chevrolet Salutes America’s Heroes” contest honoring a member of the armed services.
The Good Morning America performance and car presentation will take place on the plaza of the Bridgestone Arena, site of the 2010 CMA Awards. The event is free and open to the public on the corner of Broadway and Fifth Avenue in Nashville and is presented by Chevrolet.
In more CMA Awards news, Jason Aldean will join pop/rock star Kelly Clarkson for a performance, and newly announced presenters include Martina McBride, JoAnna Garcia (ABC’s Better With You) and Ty Pennington (ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition). Rodney Atkins will present Awards in categories announced during the Pre-Telecast Ceremonies.
Bentley and Paisley are each nominated in three categories this year.