First Round of Performers Announced for The 53rd Annual CMA Awards

The 53rd Annual CMA Awards is less than a month away and the first group of performers has been revealed. Nine-time CMA Awards winner Dolly Parton will welcome for KING & COUNTRY and Zach Williams to the CMA Awards stage for the first time ever and they will perform an inspirational gospel medley of “God Only Knows,” “There Was Jesus,” and Parton’s unreleased, new song “Faith.”

Another incredible collaboration, Chris Stapleton, who is a three-time nominee this year, will join P!NK to perform their duet, “Love Me Anyway”. Miranda Lambert will bring her latest radio single, “It All Comes Out In The Wash” to the big stage and Maren Morris, who just announced her pregnancy with husband Ryan Hurd will celebrate her massive number one hit “GIRL” by performing on country’s biggest night.

Church, Stapleton, Underwood, and Urban are all up for Entertainer of the Year. In addition to being nominated for three awards and performing, Carrie Underwood is back as the host along with special guests Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton, celebrating women in country music. You can find the full list of nominees here.

The 53rd Annual CMA Awards is live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee November 13th at 8/7c on ABC.

All of the additional performers that were announced are listed below:

Eric Church

Miranda Lambert

Luke Combs

Reba McEntire

Maren Morris

Dolly Parton, for KING & COUNTRY, & Zach Williams

P!NK & Chris Stapleton

Carrie Underwood

Keith Urban



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