Thursday, October 15, 2009
– Tim McGraw will perform for the first time in four years at the 43rd Annual CMA Awards in November. Vince Gill will duet with rock band Daughtry, it also was announced Thursday.
Other new acts on the bill include Miranda Lambert , Jason Aldean, Billy Currington, Lady Antebellum and Zac Brown Band. The awards, hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, airs live from the Sommet Center in Nashville, Wednesday, Nov. 11 on ABC.
Previously announced performers include Brooks & Dunn, Kenny Chesney, Reba McEntire, Darius Rucker, George Strait, Sugarland, Taylor Swift, Keith Urban, Paisley and Underwood.
McGraw last performed on the CMA Awards stage in 2005, when he joined wife Faith Hill on Like We Never Loved At All. He has a new disc, "Southern Voice," coming out next Tuesday.
Daughtry will join Gill for a duet of Tennessee Line, which they recorded together for Daughtry's new album, "Leave This Town."