Chesney, Rascal Flatts perform on CMAs
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
– The lineup for the 45th Annual CMA Awards grows larger with today's announcement that Kenny Chesney and Grace Potter will perform their hit song You and Tequila,
and Natasha Bedingfield will team with Rascal Flatts to perform their current duet single Easy
The show, hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, airs live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Wednesday, Nov. 9 on ABC. Previously announced performers include Jason Aldean, The Band Perry, Faith Hill, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, Taylor Swift, and Keith Urban. Paisley and Underwood in their first live televised-performance of their number one song Remind Me.
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