"THE 44th ANNUAL CMA AWARDS" ARE SOLD OUT
NASHVILLE - For the second consecutive year, all available tickets for "Country Music's Biggest Night" have been sold. "The 44th Annual CMA Awards," hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, airs live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville,Wednesday, Nov. 10 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) on the ABC Television Network.
Performers for the CMA Awards are: Dierks Bentley, Kenny Chesney, Kid Rock, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Reba, Blake Shelton, George Strait, Sugarland, Taylor Swift, Underwood, and Keith Urban. In addition, special performances will feature Gwyneth Paltrow in her live Country Music singing debut performing with Vince Gill; top nominee Lambert with Sheryl Crow in a tribute to Loretta Lynn's 50th Anniversary as a recording artist; Jason Aldean withKelly Clarkson; and Zac Brown Band with Alan Jackson.
Presenters are The Band Perry, Luke Bryan, Easton Corbin, Sara Evans, Little Big Town, Martina McBride, Tim McGraw, Jerrod Niemann, Kellie Pickler, LeAnn Rimes, Darius Rucker,and Chris Young, as well as NASCAR championJeff Gordon and ABC television stars JoAnna Garcia ("Better With You") and Ty Pennington("Extreme Makeover: Home Edition"). Rodney Atkins will present Awards in Pre-Telecast Ceremonies.
"The 44th Annual CMA Awards" is a production of the Country Music Association. Robert Deaton is the Executive Producer, Paul Miller is the Director, and David Wild is the writer. The special will be shot in high definition and broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1 channel surround sound.