The 52nd Annual CMA Awards are going down tonight, and it’s certainly going to be a star-studded night, with performances galore.
Performers confirmed for this year’s show include Lauren Alaina, Jason Aldean with Miranda Lambert, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley withBrothers Osborne, Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line with Bebe Rexha, Midland, Kacey Musgraves, Old Dominion, Brad Paisley,, Pistol Annies, Thomas Rhett, Chris Stapleton with Maren Morris, Mavis Staples, Ricky Skaggs, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban and Brett Young, along with Eric Church who was just added to the lineup.
There will also be appearances by Lindsay Ell, Vince Gill,Sierra Hull, Chris Janson, Ashley McBryde, David Lee Murphy, Jon Pardi, Carson Peters, Marty Stuart, and Cole Swindell, and presenters include Jimmie Allen, Bobby Bones, Kane Brown, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Dustin Lynch, Martina McBride, Trisha Yearwood and Carly Pearce, along with “Dancing with the Stars’” Sharna Burgess, actress Olivia Culpo, Dennis Quaid, Lionel Richie, Rita Wilson and more.
...BIG FRANK'S CMA AWARD PICKS...
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ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR: Jason Aldean
SINGLE OF THE YEAR: "Meant to Be" – Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line
ALBUM OF THE YEAR: “Golden Hour” – Kacey Musgraves
SONG OF THE YEAR: "Drunk Girl" - Songwriter: Scooter Carusoe, Tom Douglas, Chris Janson
FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR: Kelsea Ballerini
MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR: Chris Stapleton
VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR: Old Dominion
VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR: Dan + Shay
NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR: Brett Young
MUSICAL EVENT OF THE YEAR: "Everything's Gonna Be Alright" – David Lee Murphy (with Kenny Chesney)