More Presenters and Performers Announced for 2013 CMA Awards

By Mike Krolak Nov 04, 2013


Thompson Square's Shawna and Keifer Thompson

Via press release:

LEE BRICE, CONNIE BRITTON, KELLY CLARKSON, SHERYL CROW, BRETT ELDREDGE,
ELI YOUNG BAND, CHARLES ESTEN, LUCY HALE, KIP MOORE, JAKE OWEN, KELLIE PICKLER,
WILLIE & KORIE ROBERTSON AND JASE & MISSY ROBERTSON
WILL PRESENT AWARDS DURING “THE 47TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS”

CMA Awards Nominee Thompson Square to Host Pre-Telecast Awards Ceremonies

“Nashville” Stars Lennon & Maisy Stella to Perform

CMA Awards nominee Lee Brice, actress Connie Britton (star of ABC’s Nashville), CMA Awards nominee Kelly Clarkson, Country Music singer Sheryl Crow, CMA Awards nominee Brett Eldredge, CMA Awards nominee Eli Young Band, actor Charles Esten (star of ABC’s Nashville), actress and singer Lucy Hale (star of ABC Family’s Pretty Little Liars), CMA Awards nominee Kip Moore, Country Music star Jake Owen, Country Music Star Kellie Pickler, and television personalities Willie & Korie Robertson and Jase & Missy Robertson (stars of A&E’s “Duck Dynasty”) are scheduled to present trophies during “Country Music’s Biggest Night™.”

Reigning CMA Vocal Duo of the Year Thompson Square (husband-wife duo Keifer and Shawna Thompson) will host the Pre-Telecast CMA Awards ceremonies, which will stream live on CMAawards.com Wednesday, Nov. 6 (7:30 PM/ET; 6:30 PM/CT). Winners for Musical Event and Music Video of the Year, as well as Musician of the Year and the 2013 CMA Broadcast Awards Radio Station and Personality of the Year will be recognized.

Hosted for the sixth consecutive year by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, The 47th Annual CMA Awards will air live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville WEDNESDAY 8|7c on the ABC Television Network.

Previously announced CMA Awards presenter Robin Roberts will be on hand Wednesday morning when “Good Morning America” broadcasts live from the Bridgestone Arena Plaza. CMA Awards nominee Luke Bryan will perform during the show and winners will be revealed in the Musical Event and Music Video of the Year categories.

Added to the list of performers are Lennon & Maisy Stella. The sisters are best known for their roles on the ABC television series “Nashville.”

Other artists scheduled to perform during the ceremony include Jason Aldean; Bryan; Eric Church; Florida Georgia Line; Hunter Hayes with Jason Mraz; Lady Antebellum; Little Big Town; Tim McGraw; Kacey Musgraves; Paisley; Blake Shelton; Taylor Swift with Vince Gill and Alison Krauss; The Band Perry; Underwood; and Zac Brown Band with Dave Grohl. Alan Jackson and George Strait will perform together in a tribute to the legendary George Jones; and Jennifer Nettles, Rascal Flatts, and Darius Rucker will pay homage to recent Country Music Hall of Fame inductee Kenny Rogers.