2017 CMA Awards to Include Major Collaborations
Four superstar pairings will take the stage during the 2017 CMA Awards, to perform together during the annual awards show. Kelsea Ballerini and Reba McEntire, Dierks Bentley and Rascal Flatts, Maren Morris and Niall Horan and Brad Paisley and Kane Brown will all collaborate during the upcoming event.
Paisley and Brown will be performing Paisley's newest single, "Heaven South," according to a press release from the Country Music Association, and Taste of Country reports that Ballerini and McEntire will sing Ballerini's "Legends," but the exact details of the other two collaborations have not yet been announced. It seems likely, however, that Morris and Horan's performance will include at least part of their new duet, "Seeing Blind."
At the 2017 CMA Awards, Ballerini, McEntire and Morris are all nominated for Female Vocalist of the Year. Bentley, meanwhile, is nominated for Male Vocalist of the Year, while the Flatts are up for Vocal Group of the Year.
In addition to these four collaborations, the CMA has also announced that Garth Brooks, Miranda Lambert, Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood, Brothers Osborne, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Alan Jackson, Little Big Town, Old Dominion, Jon Pardi and Chris Stapleton will all take the stage at the 2017 CMA Awards.
The 2017 CMA Awards are scheduled to air on ABC on Nov. 8, at 8PM ET; the ceremony will take place live at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. Paisley and Underwood will host the ceremony for the 10th year in a row.
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