Vince Gill performs during Country Music: Live at the Ryman on March 27, 2019, in Nashville, TN. (Erika Goldring Photo)
Photo: PBS
Photo: PBS

CMA Awards 2019: Vince Gill, Jennifer Nettles, Trisha Yearwood among presenters

A massive lineup of presenters for the 53rd Annual CMA Awards will include Jennifer Nettles, Trisha Yearwood, Vince Gill, Kristin Chenoweth, Martina McBride, Pam Tillis, Deana Carter, Blanco Brown, Kathy Mattea, Midland, Jim Gaffigan and Bobby Bones.

The show, which will be hosted by the triumvirate of Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton, will air live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena at 8 p.m. Nov. 13 on ABC.

In addition to previously announced performers Keith Urban, Eric Church, Chris Stapleton with Pink, Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris, Underwood, Parton and McEntire, another slate of acts has been announced.

Brooks & Dunn will perform with Brothers Osborne, Garth Brooks with Blake Shelton, and Lady Antebellum and Halsey will play together, while Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini are also on the docket for solo performances.  Willie Nelson will also make a rare CMA appearance when he takes the stage with Kacey Musgraves during his first time at the event since 2012. 

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Melissa Ruggieri
Melissa Ruggieri
Atlanta Journal-Constitution staff writer Melissa Ruggieri covers music and entertainment news for the AJC. She remembers when MTV was awesome.