2018 CMA Awards Presenters Include Kane Brown, Carly Pearce + More
The rising stars highlight an all-star list of CMA Awards presenters that includes some of the biggest artists from several decades of country music. Jimmie Allen, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Dustin Lynch, Martina McBride and Trisha Yearwood will also be on hand to hand out awards on country music's biggest night.
Radio personality Bobby Bones, Sharna Burgess from Dancing With the Stars, model and actress Olivia Culpo, Mackenzie Foy from Disney’s The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, actor and singer Dennis Quaid, Lionel Richie, singer-songwriter, actress and producer Rita Wilson and actor Noah Schnapp will also present awards at the 52nd annual CMA Awards, which are slated to air live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville at 8PM ET on ABC.
2018 CMA Awards Vocal Group of the Year nominees Lanco have been announced to host the pre-telecast CMA Awards coverage. CMA’s inaugural KixStart Artist Scholarship recipients Kassi Ashton, Travis Denning and Jameson Rodgers will introduce Lanco to the stage. The winners for Musician of the Year and the previously-announced Broadcast Awards categories will be awarded during the pre-telecast.
The list of performers for the 2018 CMA Awards includes Jason Aldean and Miranda Lambert, who will team up for a duet. Garth Brooks, Luke Combs, Midland and Brett Young will also perform, as well as Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Keith Urban, Kenny Chesney, Kelsea Ballerini, Dan + Shay, Old Dominion, Dierks Bentley with Brothers Osborne, Kacey Musgraves, Pistol Annies, Thomas Rhett, Lauren Alaina, Chris Stapleton, Maren Morris and Brad Paisley.
Dan + Shay will also give an encore performance of “Speechless” that will be available exclusively on Xfinity On Demand immediately following the telecast.
Underwood and Paisley return to co-host the CMA Awards for the eleventh consecutive year in 2018.
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