PRESENTERS FOR 'THE 53RD ANNUAL CMA AWARDS' INCLUDE
BOBBY BONES, BLANCO BROWN, HANNAH BROWN, DEANA CARTER,
KRISTIN CHENOWETH, JANIE FRICKE, JIM GAFFIGAN, VINCE GILL,
KATHY MATTEA, MARTINA McBRIDE, MIDLAND, CRAIG MORGAN, JENNIFER NETTLES, MADELAINE PETSCH, J.B. SMOOVE, PAM TILLIS, MORGAN WALLEN
AND TRISHA YEARWOOD
Country Music's Biggest Night(TM), Hosted by Carrie Underwood
with Special Guest Hosts Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton,
Airs Live From Bridgestone Arena, Wednesday, Nov. 13, on ABC
Radio and TV personality Bobby Bones, country artist Blanco Brown, ABC's "Dancing with the Stars'" Hannah Brown, country artist Deana Carter, actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth, country artist Janie Fricke, actor/comedian Jim Gaffigan; country artists Vince Gill, Kathy Mattea, Martina McBride, Midland and Craig Morgan; artist and actress Jennifer Nettles; "Riverdale"'s Madelaine Petsch; actor, comedian and writer J.B. Smoove; and country artists Pam Tillis, Morgan Wallen and Trisha Yearwood are set to present at "The 53rd Annual CMA Awards." Country Music's Biggest Night, hosted by Carrie Underwood with special guest hosts Dolly Parton and Reba McEntire, airs live from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, WEDNESDAY, NOV. 13 (8:00-11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC.
Previously announced performers include Kelsea Ballerini, Brooks & Dunn with Brothers Osborne, Garth Brooks with Blake Shelton, Eric Church, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay, Lady Antebellum and Halsey, Miranda Lambert, Reba McEntire, Maren Morris, Kacey Musgraves with Willie Nelson, Old Dominion, Dolly Parton with for KING & COUNTRY and Zach Williams, P!NK and Chris Stapleton, Blake Shelton, Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood, and Keith Urban.
"The 53rd Annual CMA Awards" is a production of the Country Music Association. Robert Deaton is the executive producer. Alex Rudzinski is the director, and David Wild is the head writer.
For more information on "The 53rd Annual CMA Awards," please visit CMAawards.com and follow CMA on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Fans can listen to music featuring the CMA Awards nominees and performers on Amazon Music, Apple Music, Pandora, Spotify, Vevo and YouTube. To celebrate "The 53rd Annual CMA Awards," the official merchandise line featuring tees, sweatshirts and other gifts is now available online. Fans can order by Tuesday, Nov. 5, to receive before the show. Merchandise will also be sold on-site at Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 13.
About CMA Awards
The first "CMA Awards Banquet and Show" was held in 1967. The following year, the CMA Awards was broadcast for the first time - making it the longest running, annual music awards program on network television. The CMA Awards have aired on ABC since 2006. ABC is the network home of the CMA Awards and CMA's other two television properties, "CMA Fest" and "CMA Country Christmas."