Tuesday, October 25, 2022
– Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood, Morgan Wallen, Luke Bryan and Lainey Wilson will perform at the Country Music Association awards, it was announced today.
Offering a mix of first-time nominees along with reigning CMA Awards winners, others performing also include Jimmie Allen, Kelsea Ballerini, Kelly Clarkson, HARDY, Marcus King, Carly Pearce and Zac Brown Band.
The broadcast will open with a tribute to the late Loretta Lynn. Hosted by Bryan and Peyton Manning, the event will be broadcast live from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Wednesday, Nov. 9 at 8-11 p.m. eastern on ABC and available next day on Hulu.
Bryan will perform his latest single "Country On." The most nominated female artist of all time, with three nominations this year including CMA Entertainer of the Year, Lambert will perform her song "Geraldene" from her CMA Album of the Year-nominated "Palomino."
Underwood will perform her newest single "Hate My Heart." Receiving his first CMA Entertainer of the Year nod, two-time nominee this year, Wallen will perform his latest hit "You Proof."
Special collaborations mark part of the show. Ballerini will offer "You're Drunk, Go Home," featuring Clarkson and Pearce. Three-time CMA Awards nominee this year HARDY will be joined by Wilson, the top nominee this year with six nods, for their duet "wait in the truck." Vying for CMA Vocal Group this year, Zac Brown Band will perform their latest single "Out In The Middle," featuring reigning CMA New Artist of the Year Allen and blues guitarist King.
Additional performers and presenters will be announced.