Additional Performers and Presenters Revealed for “The 54th Annual CMA Awards”


NASHVILLE– “The 54th Annual CMA Awards” has revealed additions to its star-studded lineup. Two-time nominee this year Chris Stapleton will take the stage to perform his new single “Starting Over”, while Lady A’s Charles Kelley will join Carly Pearce for her previously announced the performance of the three-time nominated song I Hope You’re Happy Now.

Additionally, New York Times best-selling author Lauren Akins, Country artist Lauren Alaina, radio and TV personality Bobby BonesCountry singer-songwriter and actor Charles Esten, country artist Sara Evans, supermodel Taylor Hill, Country artist Jake Owen, actor Patrick Schwarzenegger and gospel artist CeCe Winans have been announced as presenters. Hosted by Reba McEntire and Darius Rucker, Country Music’s Biggest Night airs live from Nashville’s Music City Center Wednesday, Nov. 11 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) on ABC.

“The 54th Annual CMA Awards” is a production of the Country Music Association. Robert Deaton is the Executive Producer, Alan Carter is the Director and David Wild is the Head Writer.


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GGM Staff