[10/01/12 - 11:00 AM]
Co-Host Brad Paisley, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert and The Zac Brown Band to Perform on "The 46th Annual CMa Awards," Thursday, November 1 on ABC
Previously announced performers include Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Kelly Clarkson and Little Big Town.

[via press release from ABC]


The star-packed lineup for "The 46th Annual CMA Awards" continues to grow with today's announcement that co-host Brad Paisley, Luke Bryan, reigning CMA Female Vocalist of the Year Miranda Lambert and The Zac Brown Band have joined the lineup of performers for "Country Music's Biggest Night(TM)."

"The 46th Annual CMA Awards," hosted for the fifth time by Paisley and Carrie Underwood, airs live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1 (8:00-11:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network. Previously announced performers include Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Kelly Clarkson and Little Big Town.

Paisley is nominated for Entertainer of the Year. His nomination keeps him third on the list of artists with the most career nominations in CMA Awards history. He has been nominated every year since 2000, and has amassed an incredible 58 nominations.

Bryan is making his debut in the Male Vocalist category. He enters the elite list for the first time in 2012. He also picked up a second nomination for Album of the Year for "tailgates & tanlines," produced by Jeff Stevens and Mark Bright. Bryan was nominated for CMA New Artist of the Year in 2010 and 2011.

Lambert received four nominations, including a shared nomination with Blake Shelton for CMA Song of the Year for "Over You." She was also nominated for Female Vocalist of the Year; Album of the Year for "Four the Record," produced by Frank Liddell, Chuck Ainlay and Glenn Worf; and Music Video of the Year for "Over You," directed by Trey Fanjoy.

The Zac Brown Band is a 12-time CMA Awards nominee with a 2012 Vocal Group of the Year nomination, their fourth consecutive nomination in the category. The band was named CMA New Artist of the Year in 2010.

Winners of "The 46th Annual CMA Awards" will be determined in a final round of voting by eligible voting members of the Country Music Association. CMA Awards balloting is officiated by the international accounting firm of Deloitte & Touche LLP. The third and final ballot will be emailed to CMA members Thursday, October 4. Voting for the CMA Awards final ballot ends Monday, October 22 (5:00 p.m., CT).

Tickets for "The 46th Annual CMA Awards" went on sale to the public Saturday, September 29 (10:00 a.m., CT). Tickets can be purchased at www.ticketmaster.com or Ticketmaster outlets; by calling (800) 745-3000; or at the Bridgestone Arena Box Office, located at 501 Broadway (corner of Fifth Avenue and Broadway, Nashville). Ticket prices for the CMA Awards start at $110 for Upper Level seating. Ticket prices include tax, but exclude applicable service fees. Purchase tickets early for the best available seats. The CMA Awards have sold out in advance the past three years.

Full 2012 CMA Awards details, including nominations and performers, are available at CMAawards.com, which also includes CMA Awards history, a searchable database of past CMA Awards nominees and winners, host information and much more. Fans can connect with CMA online at Facebook.com/CMA, Twitter.com/CountryMusic (#CMAawards), YouTube.come/CountryMusicAssoc and Pinterest.com/CMAworld.

The CMA Awards nominees and winners are determined by the 11,000 industry professional members of CMA, which was formed in 1958 as the first trade organization to promote an individual genre of music. The first "CMA Awards Banquet and Show" was held in 1967. The following year, the CMA Awards was broadcast on NBC television for the first time � making it the longest-running annual music awards program on network television. The Awards aired on NBC through 1971 and on the CBS Television Network from 1972 through 2005. The CMA Awards moved to ABC in 2006, where it will remain through 2021.

"The 46th 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. A TV parental guideline will be assigned closer to airdate.

Chevrolet(TM) is the Official Ride of Country Music. American Airlines is the Official Airline of the CMA Awards.

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