With six days to go, a variety of country music stars have been added as entertainers at the 2020 CMA Awards.
Just reported Thursday as joining the line up are Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber, Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley and Keith Urban checking in from Australia.
The show, which will be broadcast live from Nashville on ABC on Wednesday night, will be facilitated by Reba McEntire and Darius Rucker.
It will be the first occasion when that pop star Bieber performs with Dan + Shay, exhibiting their hit melody 10,000 Hours.
The track, which was released in October 2019 only days after Bieber wedded Hailey Baldwin, is from the team’s forthcoming fourth studio album.
Aldean and Bentley will join recently declared vocalists Ashley McBryde, Brothers Osborne and Jenee Fleenor to open the show with an accolade for the late Charlie Daniels.
Additionally making that big appearance at Music City Center will be Little Big Town, Jimmie Allen, Ingrid Andress, Old Dominion, Jon Pardi and Morgan Wallen.
Carly Pearce and Lee Brice will play out their coordinated effort They Hope You’re Happy Now, Miranda Lambert will perform Settling Down, Maren Morris will sing The Bones and Luke Combs will make that big appearance for an rendition of Cold as You.
In an statement, CMA Awards Executive Producer Robert Deaton stated: “We couldn’t be more excited to bring all of these incredible performances to life next Wednesday night and give our artists the chance to come together, in a big way, on television for the first time in months.”
He added: “We are honored, in this very challenging time, to help provide an escape and deliver a live awards show experience unlike any other this year,” he added.
Performer of the year candidate Urban will give a close presentation of God Whispered Your Name from his home Down Under.
Little Big Town will honor the late Kenny Rogers while Charley Pride will be regarded with the 2020 CMA Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award.
The long list of ability participating in the awards show likewise incorporates Lady A, Rascal Flatts, Eric Church, Florida Georgia Line, Thomas Rhett, Hillary Scott, and Chris Tomli, alongside Gabby Barrett and Charlie Puth.
The CMA nominees were declared a month ago with Lambert standing out with seven nominations.
Combs is nominated six times, Maren Morris procured five nominations, and Dan + Shay and Pearce have four each.