CMA Reveals Highly Anticipated Performances and Collaborations for 2019 CMA Awards

This is shaping up to be a great show!

Written by Lauren Laffer
CMA Reveals Highly Anticipated Performances and Collaborations for 2019 CMA Awards
NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - JUNE 06: Ronnie Dunn of Brooks and Dunn, T.J. Osborne and John Osborne of Brothers Osborne and Kix Brooks of Brooks and Dunn attend day 1 of 2019 CMA Music Festival on June 06, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for CMA)

The 53rd Annual CMA Awards will feature an array of exciting performances and collaborations this year.

Announced by the Country Music Association early Tuesday morning (10/29), it was revealed that Kelsea Ballerini, Brooks & Dunn with Brothers Osborne, Garth Brooks with Blake Shelton, Dan + Shay, Kacey Musgraves with Willie Nelson, Lady Antebellum and Halsey, Old Dominion, Blake Shelton and Thomas Rhett would take the stage.

Brooks & Dunn will perform their hit “Hard Workin’ Man” with Brothers Osborne, while Garth Brooks is slated to perform his hit “Dive Bar” with Blake Shelton. Kacey Musgraves and Willie Nelson will team up, marking Nelson’s first time on the CMA stage since 2012. Lady Antebellum will partner with pop sensation Halsey for an epic mashup of songs.

Ballerini will take the stage for a heartwarming performance of her latest hit “homecoming queen?” while Dan + Shay hit the stage with “Speechless.” Old Dominion will perform their latest to radio “One Man Band,” Thomas Rhett will sing “Remember You Young,” and Shelton will perform “God’s Country.”

Previously announced performers include Eric Church, Luke CombsMiranda LambertReba McEntireMaren MorrisDolly Parton with for KING & COUNTRY and Zach Williams, P!NK and Chris StapletonCarrie Underwood, and Keith Urban.

The 2019 CMA Awards, hosted by Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton, will air live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 13 8/7c on ABC.

See the full list of nominees here.