World’s collide with today’s announcement that Country Music sensation Jason Aldean will perform with pop/rock superstar Kelly Clarkson on “The 44th Annual CMA Awards.”
Also announced today, Martina McBride and ABC stars JoAnna Garcia (ABC’s “Better With You”) and Ty Pennington (ABC’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition”) have been added to the list of celebrities presenting Awards. In addition, Rodney Atkins will present Awards in categories announced during the Pre-Telecast Ceremonies.
Hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, “The 44th Annual CMA Awards” airs live Wednesday, Nov. 10 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. Previously announced performers include Dierks Bentley, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Reba, Blake Shelton, George Strait, Sugarland, Taylor Swift, Underwood, and Keith Urban. In addition, special performances will feature Gwyneth Paltrow in her live Country Music singing debut performing with Vince Gill; top nominee Lambert with Sheryl Crow in a tribute to Loretta Lynn’s 50th Anniversary as a recording artist; and Zac Brown Band with Alan Jackson. Previously announced presenters include The Band Perry, Luke Bryan, Easton Corbin, Little Big Town, Tim McGraw, Jerrod Niemann, Kellie Pickler, LeAnn Rimes, Darius Rucker, Chris Young, and NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon.