Garth Brooks, Brooks & Dunn and More Added To 2019 CMA Awards Lineup

“Country Music’s Biggest Night” just got bigger.

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Lauren Jo Black

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October 29, 2019

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Garth Brooks; Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for iHeartMedia

The Country Music Association just announced the second round of performers for the upcoming 53rd Annual CMA Awards and there’s no shortage of star power.

Joining the list of previously announced performers are Kelsea Ballerini, Brooks & Dunn with Brothers Osborne, Garth Brooks with Blake Shelton, Dan + Shay, Kacey Musgraves with Willie Nelson, Lady Antebellum and Halsey, Old Dominion, Blake Shelton and Thomas Rhett.

This year’s show will celebrate the women of country music’s past and present and will be hosted by Carrie Underwood with special guest hosts Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton.

In addition to the just-announced performers and superstar collaborations, Eric Church, Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert, Reba McEntire, Maren Morris, Dolly Parton with for KING & COUNTRY and Zach Williams, P!NK and Chris Stapleton, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban have also been confirmed to perform during the three-hour broadcast.

Additional performers and presenters for the show will be revealed in the coming weeks.

Fans can tune in to The 53rd Annual CMA Awards on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 8/7c on ABC.

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Lauren Jo Black

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Lauren Jo Black

Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.