FAITH HILL TO PERFORM ON "THE 45th ANNUAL CMA AWARDS" FOR THE FIRST TIME IN FIVE YEARS
The star-packed lineup for "The 45th Annual CMA Awards" shines even brighter with today's announcement that former CMA Female Vocalist of the Year Faith Hill will return to give her first performance on "Country Music's Biggest Night(TM)" in five years. Hill will debut the new single from her forthcoming new album due out early next year.
"The 45th Annual CMA Awards," hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, airs live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9 (8:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. Previously announced performers include Jason Aldean, The Band Perry, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, Taylor Swift and Keith Urban, plus Paisley and Underwood in their first live televised-performance of their No. 1 song, "Remind Me."
Hill has won three CMA Awards, including Female Vocalist (2000), Music Video (1998 for "This Kiss") and Vocal Event of the Year (1997 for "It's Your Love" with husband Tim McGraw). Her last performance on the CMA Awards was in 2006. Her last appearance at the event was in 2009, when she co-presented the Entertainer of the Year Award with McGraw.
Tickets for "The 45th Annual CMA Awards" can be purchased at Ticketmaster outlets, www.ticketmaster.com or call 1-800-745-3000. "The 45th Annual CMA Awards" is a production of the Country Music Association. Robert Deaton is the executive producer, Paul Miller is the director and David Wild is the writer. The special will be shot in high definition and broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1 channel surround sound.
For more information on the "CMA Awards," visit http://abc.go.com/shows/cma-awards.