Women in Country Music Unite for Groundbreaking Performances at CMA Awards 2019

Women in Country Music Unite for Groundbreaking Performances at CMA Awards 2019

Women in Country Music will unite for a historic, not-to-be-missed opening performance at The 53rd Annual CMA Awards. The groundbreaking number led by Carrie UnderwoodReba McEntire and Dolly Parton will also feature Terri Clark, Sara Evans, Crystal Gayle, The Highwomen (comprised of Brandi Carlile, Natalie Hemby, Maren Morris and Amanda Shires), Martina McBride, Jennifer Nettles, Tanya Tucker and Gretchen Wilson, each performing iconic country songs for a monumental decades-spanning medley never before seen.

Don't miss the incredible opening of The 53rd Annual CMA Awards!

Country Music's Biggest Night™ will also see Kelsea Ballerini, Lindsay Ell, Little Big Town, Maddie & Tae, Ashley McBryde, Carly Pearce and Runaway June join together for an epic performance of a recent CMA Song of the Year and CMA Single of the Year for what's sure to be one of the night's most-talked-about performances.

The 53rd Annual CMA Awards, hosted by Carrie Underwood with special guest hosts Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton, celebrates legendary women in Country Music throughout the broadcast, airing live from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, WEDNESDAY, NOV. 13 (8:00 – 11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC.

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Previously announced performances include Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley with Chris Janson, John Osborne and Sheryl Crow, 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.

Previously announced presenters include Bobby Bones, Blanco Brown, Hannah Brown, Deana Carter, Kristin Chenoweth, Janie Fricke, Jim Gaffigan, Kathy Mattea, Martina McBride, Craig Morgan, Jennifer Nettles, Madelaine Petsch, Midland, J.B. Smoove, Pam Tillis, Morgan Wallen and Trisha Yearwood.

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 FacebookInstagram and Twitter. Fans can listen to music featuring the CMA Awards nominees and performers on Amazon MusicApple MusicPandoraSpotifyVevo 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.