Eric Church Added to 52nd Annual CMA Awards Performers Lineup

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Eric Church CMA Awards Performer lineup
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With only one day until the 52nd Annual CMA Awars on Nov. 14, the CMA is pulling out all the stops, announcing Eric Church as a performer for the big night.

Eric joins an already long list of A-list stars, including Lauren Alaina, Jason Aldean withMiranda Lambert, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley with Brothers 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, Ricky Skaggs, Chris Stapleton with Maren Morris andMavis Staples, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban and Brett Young.

[RELATED: Lauren Alaina, Maren Morris and More Added to Performers Lineup at 52nd Annual CMA Awards]

But it doesn’t stop there. The show is boasting special appearances by Lindsay Ell, Vince Gill, Sierra Hull, Chris Janson, Ashley McBryde, David Lee Murphy, Jon Pardi, Carson Peters, Marty Stuart and Cole Swindell. Presenters include Jimmie Allen, Bobby Bones, Kane Brown, Sharna Burgess, Olivia Culpo, Mackenzie Foy, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Dustin Lynch, Martina McBride, Carly Pearce, Dennis Quaid, Lionel Richie, Noah Schnapp, Rita Wilson and Trisha Yearwood.

Once again, Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will return to host the show for the 11th consecutive year.

“Every year we try to come up with something that represents the year, Brad told “GMA Day.” “This has been a challenge this year. For us, I think what’s important is that we have fun this time. We gotta give people a respite from what’s been going on.”

[RELATED: Will Brad Paisley Reveal Sex of Carrie Underwood’s Baby on CMA Awards Again?]

“I thought what are we going to talk about, it just seems like there’s a lot that’s off limits right now and we just don’t even want to go there,” adds Carrie. “We want to keep it light and fun and entertaining and like [Brad] said just give people a break.”

Don’t miss all the action when The  52nd Annual CMA Awards airs live from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 8:00 PM/ET (7:00 PM/CT) on the ABC.

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