Tuesday, October 25, 2016
– Alabama, Brooks & Dunn, Vince Gill, Alan Jackson, Charley Pride, Reba and George Strait will perform during the Country Music Association awards show on Nov. 2, it was announced today..
"These superstars have been an important part of our legacy and have contributed so much to our current success," said Sarah Trahern, CMA Chief Executive Officer. "We are delighted they are going to be part of this important milestone anniversary."
Each of the artists also participated in "Forever Country," a tribute to the CMA Awards which featured 30 CMA Award winning acts appearing in a medley of country classics including John Denver's "Take Me Home, Country Roads," Willie Nelson's "On the Road Again" and Dolly Parton's "I Will Always Love You."
Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Garth Brooks with Trisha Yearwood, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Florida Georgia Line, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Tim McGraw, Maren Morris, Kacey Musgraves, Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban were previously announced as performers.
The 50th Annual CMA Awards will be hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood and broadcast live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on Nov. 2.