Wednesday, November 1, 2023
– Luke Combs, Kenny Chesney, Morgan Wallen, Alan Jackson and Kelsea Ballerini are among the second round of performers at the 57th Annual CMA Awards, the Country Music Association revealed today.
Dan + Shay, Jordan Davis, HARDY, Cody Johnson, Post Malone, Mac McAnally, Ashley McBryde, The War And Treaty,and Zac Brown Band also will take the stage. Hosted by Luke Bryan and Peyton Manning, the awards will be staged live from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on Wednesday Nov. 8 , 8-11 a.m. eastern on ABC.
Female Vocalist and Album of the Year nominee Ballerini will perform "Rolling Up The Welcome Mat" song "Leave Me Again."
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 deliver harmonies with their current hit single, "Save Me The Trouble," while three-time nominee this year Davis will perform "Next Thing You Know."
Male Vocalist of the Year nominee Johnson will perform his new love-song, "The Painter." Three-time nominee this year McBryde will perform her single "Light On In the Kitchen," and The War And Treaty, first-time nominee this year for Vocal Duo of the Year, will perform their single "That's How Love Is Made."
Additional collaborations will include a tribute to the late Jimmy Buffett, featuring Chesney and long-time Coral Reefer Band member Mac McAnally, as well as Jackson and Zac Brown Band.
Four-time nominee this year 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 take the stage for a second time with a surprise guest to perform a song from his Album of the Year-nominated album.