Thursday, November 4, 2021
– The 55th Annual CMA Awards added to its list of performers today, announcing the addition of Gabby Barrett, Dierks Bentley featuring BRELAND and HARDY, Luke Bryan, Jennifer Hudson, Thomas Rhett, Keith Urban and Zac Brown Band .
Host by Bryan, the CMAs will be broadcast live from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on Nov. 10 at 8 p.m. eastern.
Barrett, who received four nominations, will sing her hit "The Good Ones." Three-time CMA Awards winner and two-time nominee this year, Bentley welcomes tour mate BRELAND and CMA New Artist of the Year nominee HARDY for their single "Beers On Me." Bryan will perform his new single "Up."
Singer, actress and star of the Aretha Franklin biographical musical drama "Respect," Hudson will perform on the CMA Awards stage for the first time. Rhett will sing his chart-topping single "Country Again." Urban will offer his new single "Wild Hearts," and CMA Award-winning group Zac Brown Band takes the CMA Awards stage to perform "Same Boat."
Previously announced performers are Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood, Jimmie Allen, Brothers Osborne, Eric Church, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay, Mickey Guyton featuring Brittney Spencer and Madeline Edwards, Miranda Lambert, Old Dominion, Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde, Blake Shelton, Chris Stapleton, and Chris Young and Kane Brown.