Kenny Chesney, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay and Morgan Wallen are among the second round of performers announced for the upcoming 57th Annual CMA Awards on Nov. 8.
Other artists just announced to perform on the show include Kelsea Ballerini, Jordan Davis, Hardy, Alan Jackson, Cody Johnson, Post Malone, Mac McAnally, Ashley McBryde, The War And Treaty and the Zac Brown Band. The new slate of artists will join previously-announced performers Chris Stapleton, Lainey Wilson, Jelly Roll and more.
Female Vocalist and Album of the Year nominee Ballerini will perform “Leave Me Again” on the awards telecast, while reigning two-time Entertainer of the Year and four-time nominee this year Combs will take the stage to perform his new single “Where the Wild Things Are.”
This year’s Vocal Duo of the Year nominee Dan + Shay will share their current single, “Save Me The Trouble,” while three-time nominee Davis will perform “Next Thing You Know.” Male Vocalist of the Year nominee Johnson will perform his new love song, “The Painter,” and triple nominee McBryde will perform her warm single “Light On In the Kitchen.” The War And Treaty, who are first-time nominees this year for Vocal Duo of the Year, will perform their impassioned single “That’s How Love Is Made.”
Additional collaborations at this year’s show will include a tribute to recently passed songwriter, cultural force and CMA award winner Jimmy Buffett, featuring good friends Chesney and longtime Coral Reefer Band member McAnally, as well Jackson and 2023 Vocal Group of the Year nominee Zac Brown Band. Four-time nominee Hardy, three-time nominee this year Wallen and first-time CMA Awards performer Post Malone will deliver a medley of country classics, while Wallen will also take the stage with a surprise guest to perform a song from his Album of the Year-nominated project, One Thing At A Time.
Hosted by Luke Bryan and Peyton Manning, the CMA Awards broadcasts live from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. on ABC and is available next day on Hulu.
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