CMA adds Aldean, Chesney, McGraw, Bentley
Monday, October 6, 2014 – Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Kenny Chesney, and Tim McGraw were added to the line-up of performers for The 48th Annual CMA Awards on Nov. 5.
Hosted for the seventh consecutive year by Brad Paisleyand Carrie Underwood, the event will also feature performances by Luke Bryan, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Paisley, Blake Shelton, The Band Perry, Underwood, and Keith Urban.
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