Tuesday, November 9, 2010
– For the second consecutive year, all available tickets for The 44th Annual CMA Awards are sold out, according to the CMA.
The awards, hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, air live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Wednesday, Nov. 10 AT 8 p.m. eastern on ABC.,
Performers for the CMA Awards include Dierks Bentley, Kenny Chesney, Kid Rock, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Rascal Flatts, Reba, Blake Shelton, George Strait, Sugarland, Taylor Swift, Keith Urban, Underwood and Paisley.
Special performances will feature Gwyneth Paltrow in her live country music singing debut performing with Vince Gill; Lambert with Sheryl Crow in a tribute to Loretta Lynn's 50th Anniversary as a recording artist; Jason Aldean with Kelly Clarkson; and Zac Brown Band with Alan Jackson.
Presenters of awards 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, NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon and ABC television actors JoAnna Garcia ("Better With You") and Ty Pennington ("Extreme Makeover: Home Edition"). Rodney Atkins will present awards in earlier Ceremonies.