Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan Set for the ’49th Annual CMA Awards’

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Luke Bryan (Photo courtesy of Capitol Nashville)

This year’s CMA Awards will feature performances by Country superstars Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, and Blake Shelton as just announced by the Country Music Association. Sam Hunt is also confirmed to perform and Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley are once again set to host the show, dubbed Country Music’s Biggest Night, on November 4, 2015. ABC will air it live from Nashville on the East Coast beginning at 8pm.

Previously announced performers include hosts Paisley and Underwood as well as Kelsea Ballerini, Miranda Lambert, Maddie & Tae, Kacey Musgraves. Eric Church will also be joining Hank Williams Jr to perform, Thomas Rhett will team up with Fall Out Boy, and Keith Urban will take the stage with John Mellencamp.

Jason Aldean is nominated this year in the Album of the Year category for Old Boots, New Dirt. Luke Bryan earned nominations in the CMA Entertainer of the Year and Male Vocalist of the Year categories. The Voice coach Blake Shelton picked up nods in the Musical Event of the Year and Male Vocalist categories while Sam Hunt will be competing in the New Artist of the Year, Single of the Year, and Song of the Year categories.

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