Thursday, October 21, 2021
– The Country Music Association announced the first round of performers for The 55th Annual CMA Awards with Eric Church, Dan + Shay and Mickey Guyton among the performers.
Jimmie Allen, Brothers Osborne, Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde, and Blake Shelton also will perform. Guyton performance will feature Brittney Spencer and Madeline Edwards,
Hosted by Luke Bryan, the CMAs will be held at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Wednesday, Nov. 10 from 8-11 p.m. eastern on ABC.
Allen will perform his hit "Freedom Was A Highway." Three-time CMA Awards nominated group this year Brothers Osborne will deliver a performance from their CMA Album of the Year-nominated "Skeletons."
Reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year and five-time nominee this year including Entertainer of the Year again, Church will perform his song "Heart on Fire" from his CMA Album of the Year-nominated "Heart."
Reigning and two-time consecutive CMA Vocal Duo of the Year Dan + Shay, nominated again in the same category this year, will perform their hit "I Should Probably Go To Bed."
CMA New Artist of the Year nominee Guyton will welcome rising artists Spencer and Edwards for a collaboration from Guyton's debut album, "Remember Her Name." Two-time nominee this year Pearce and three-time nominee this year McBryde will perform their duet "Never Wanted to Be That Girl." And 10-time CMA Awards winner Shelton will bring his "Come Back as a Country Boy" to the CMA Awards stage.
Additional performers and presenters for "The 55th Annual CMA Awards" will be revealed in the coming weeks.