Jackson, Buffett to Open CMA Show

Alan Jackson and Jimmy Buffett will open the CMA Awards telecast on Nov. 5 with their No. 1 hit, “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere.” The song is nominated for vocal event. Buffett’s only other CMA nod came in 1977 when “Margaritaville” was nominated for single of the year. This will be Buffett’s first CMA performance. 09/09/03