Monday, October 10, 2016
– Carrie Underwood, Eric Church, Keith Urban, Brad Paisley, Dierks Bentley and Maren Morris were the first performers named for the 51st annual Country Music Association awards, according to Redbook.
Underwood, who is nominated for Entertainer of the Year, and Paisley are hosting the awards. Of those named, Paisley is the only one without a nomination.
The show will be broadcast live from Bridgestone Arena in Nash ville on Nov. 2 at 8 p.m. on ABC.