November 5th, 2021
The Country Music Association has finally released their final lineup for country music's biggest night. Luke Bryan, Gabby Barrett, and more country stars have been added to the 55th annual CMA Awards star-studded list of performers.
Bryan will perform his current single, "Up," while up-and-comer Barrett is set to perform her No. 1 hit, "The Good Ones." Performers Bryan and Barrett will also be attending the awards as nominees. Bryan is up for Musical Event of The Year for his duet with Jordan Davis:"Buy Dirt," while Barrett received four nods for New Artist, Female Vocalist, Single, and Song of the year for her song, "The Good Ones."
Breland and Hardy will join Dierks Bentley on stage to perform their current collaboration, "Beers On Me," and Thomas Rhett is slated to perform his hit "Country Again." Keith Urban is set to sing "Wild Hearts," and the nominated Zac Brown Band will perform their recently released anthem, "Same Boat."
Also set to perform is Chris Stapleton, who is nominated in multiple categories, including Entertainer of the Year, Male Vocalist of the Year, and Album, Single, and Song of the Year for his song "Starting Over" and album Starting Over.
Other newly announced performers also nominated for awards include Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert, Chris Young, Kane Brown, and Old Dominion.
The newly announced performers join fellow artists Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood, who will perform their chart-topping hit "If I Didn't Love You" at the ceremony. Blake Shelton and Eric Church were also some of the first performers announced, along with Carly Pearce, Brothers Osborne, Dan + Shay, Jimmie Allen, Miranda Lambert, and Ashley McBryde.
Presenters for the 2021 CMA Awards will be announced at a later date. The 55th CMA Awards, hosted by Luke Bryan, are set to air live from Nashville at 7 pm CT on November 10th on ABC.
Full line up below:
Special Collaborations By:
Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood
Dierks Bentley feat. BRELAND and HARDY
Mickey Guyton feat. Brittney Spencer and Madeline Edwards
Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde
Kane Brown and Chris Young
Dan + Shay
Zac Brown Band