Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton and More Added to 2015 CMA Awards Performance Lineup

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By Christina Vinson  theboot.com

The 2015 CMA Awards keep getting bigger and better as performers continue to be added to the lineup. Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton and several other superstars are now slated to perform at the awards ceremony.

Jason Aldean, Sam Hunt and Kenny Chesney have also been added to the performance lineup, the Country Music Association announced on Monday (Oct. 19). While they’re staying mum about the artists’ chosen songs, with stars that experienced, fans can expect a fantastic show from start to finish.

Between them, the five newly announced performer have a bevy of nominations at the 2015 CMA Awards: Bryan is up for Entertainer of the Year and Male Vocalist of the Year; Shelton is nominated for Male Vocalist of the Year; Aldean has a shot at Album of the Year; Hunt earned nods for Song of the Year, New Artist of the Year and Single of the Year; and Chesney will compete for Entertainer of the Year, Album of the year, Song of the Year, Single of the Year and Musical Event of the Year.

 

The five country gentlemen join already announced performers Kelsea Ballerini, Miranda Lambert, Maddie & Tae and Kacey Musgraves, as well as several collaborations: Eric Church and Hank Williams Jr., Thomas Rhett and Fall Out Boy and Keith Urban along with John Mellencamp will take the stage, too.

In addition hosting the CMA Awards for the eighth time, Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will also perform during the show. They’ve racked up quite a few unforgettable moments during their time as hosts, and it will be fun to see what they have up their sleeves for this year.

The 2015 CMA Awards are scheduled to air live from Nashville on Nov. 4 at 8PM ET on ABC.