Music CMA Awards FILE - Chris Stapleton performs at the 2018 Medallion Ceremony at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. Stapleton is one of the top nominees and will also perform at the CMA Awards, Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021.
(Photo by Al Wagner/Invision/AP, File) (Al Wagner)NASHVILLE, Tenn. — (AP) — Chris Stapleton and Eric Church are the top nominees, Luke Combs could be in for a big night, and all three will take the stage to perform Wednesday at the CMA Awards.
The 55th annual CMA Awards, telecast on ABC and hosted by Luke Bryan, will represent a return to normal for the show.
Carrie Underwood and Miranda Lambert, the most nominated female artist in CMAs history, are also both up for entertainer of the year.
Other performers include the Brothers Osborne, Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde, and Mickey Guyton with Brittney Spencer and Madeline Edwards.