Morgan Wallen, Jimmy Buffett Tribute Added to CMAs
The CMAs have announced the second round of performers for next week’s CMA Awards, which will be handed out live on ABC TV on Wednesday (11/8). Morgan Wallen, Kelsea Ballerini, Kenny Chesney, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay, Jordan Davis, HARDY, Alan Jackson, Cody Johnson, Post Malone, Mac McAnally, Ashley McBryde, The War And Treaty, and Zac Brown Band will all take the stage at this year’s star-studded CMA Awards.
- A tribute to recently passed songwriter, cultural force, and CMA Award winner Jimmy Buffett, featuring good friends Chesney and McAnally, as well as Jackson and Zac Brown Band.
- HARDY, Wallen and first-time CMA Awards performer Post Malone will deliver a medley of Country classics, while Wallen will take the stage for a second time with a surprise guest to perform a song from his Album of the Year-nominated album.
- Female Vocalist and Album of the Year nominee Ballerini will perform Rolling Up The Welcome Mat’s open-hearted “Leave Me Again.”
- Reigning two-time Entertainer of the Year and four-time nominee this year, Combs will take the stage to perform his new single “Where the Wild Things Are.”
- This year’s Vocal Duo of the Year nominee, Dan + Shay, will deliver powerful harmonies with their current hit single, “Save Me The Trouble.”
- Three-time nominee this year, Davis will perform “Next Thing You Know.”
- Male Vocalist of the Year nominee Johnson will perform his touching new love song, “The Painter.”
- Three-time nominee this year, McBryde will perform her warm and personal single “Light On In the Kitchen.”
- The War And Treaty, a first-time nominee this year for Vocal Duo of the Year, will perform their impassioned single “That’s How Love Is Made.”
Hosted by Luke Bryan and Peyton Manning, the CMA Awards broadcasts live from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on Wednesday, November 8 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) on ABC and is available the next day on Hulu.