Recording artist Maren Morris is to perform at the CMA Awards in Nashville Wednesday. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI |
Chris Stapleton arrives in the press room with his Grammy awards at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony in New York City on January 28. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI |
Brad Paisley performs at the 51st Annual Country Music Association Awards on November 8, 2017 in Nashville. File Photo by John Sommers II/UPI |
The event at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville is to air on ABC.
Other artists scheduled to make special appearances on the broadcast are Lindsay Ell, Vince Gill, Sierra Hull, Chris Janson, Ashley McBryde, David Lee Murphy, Jon Pardi, Carson Peters, Marty Stuart, and Cole Swindell.
Previously announced performers for the CMA Awards include Jason Aldean with Miranda Lambert, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley with Brothers Osborne, Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line with Bebe Rexha, Midland, Kacey Musgraves, Old Dominion, Pistol Annies, Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban and Brett Young.
Presenters will be announced next week, the Country Music Association said Friday.
Paisley and Underwood are to host the gala for the 11th consecutive year.