The star-studded lineup for the 46th Annual CMA Awards is growing with the announcement that show co-host Carrie Underwood, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, and The Band Perry will all be performing on the broadcast. The show airs live Thursday, Nov. 1, 8-11 pm/ET on ABC.
Previously announced performers include Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Kelly Clarkson, Little Big Town, Miranda Lambert, Paisley, and Zac Brown Band.
Chesney is a four-time Entertainer of the Year winner and is nominated for the title once again. If he wins, it will be the most wins by one artist in the category. Church picked up the most nominations of any artist in 2012, including Male Vocalist, Album of the Year (for Chief) and Single of the Year (for “Springsteen”). The Band Perry claimed three CMA Awards in 2011, and are once again nominated for Vocal Group of the Year. CMA Awards co-host Carrie Underwood is a three-time Female Vocalist winner who is nominated again in 2012. If she wins, she will be tied with Martina McBride for most wins in the category.
A full list of CMA Awards nominees is available here.