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CMA Awards 2018: Jason Aldean with Miranda Lambert, Garth Brooks added to performer lineup

The combo of Jason Aldean with Miranda Lambert, as well as Garth Brooks, Luke Combs, Midland and Brett Young have been added to the performance lineup for the 52nd Annual CMA Awards.

The show will air at 8 p.m. Nov. 14 on ABC live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena.

Previously announced performers include Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley with Brothers Osborne, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line with Bebe Rexha, Kacey Musgraves, Old Dominion, Pistol Annies, Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban. More performers and presenters are expected to be unveiled.

Macon-born Aldean is nominated for his fourth run at Entertainer of the Year; he and Lambert are also nominated for single of the year with “Drowns the Whiskey.”

Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley will host the biggest night in country music for the 11th consecutive year.

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