George Strait & Reba to Perform on CMA Awards

Published On October 25, 2016 | By Cheryl Johnstone | Country Music News

The 50th Anniversary of the CMA Awards will included special performances by seven former Entertainer of the Year winners George Strait, Reba, Alabama, Brooks & Dunn, Vince Gill, Alan Jackson, and Charley Pride. This celebrated group of performers has a combined 375 CMA Awards nominations and 94 wins, including 14 for the CMA Awards’ top honor: Entertainer of the Year. Reba, Brooks & Dunn, Vince and Charley have all also hosted the annual show.

Each of the artists also participated in “Forever Country,” a tribute to the CMA Awards which featured 30 CMA award-winning acts appearing in a medley of Country classics including John Denver’s “Take Me Home, Country Roads,” Willie Nelson’s “On the Road Again,” and Dolly Parton’s “I Will Always Love You.” The song and music video have been toppings sales and airplay charts around the globe.

Previously announced performers include Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Garth Brooks with Trisha Yearwood, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Florida Georgia Line, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Tim McGraw, Maren Morris, Kacey Musgraves, Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood, and Keith Urban.

The 50th Annual CMA Awards will be hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood and broadcast live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, November 2nd at 8pm on ABC.

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