McGraw Performance to Open CMAs

Tim McGraw will perform “How Bad Do You Want It” to open the CMA Awards on Nov. 9. He is nominated for entertainer of the year (which he won in 2001) and single of the year for “Live Like You Were Dying.” If he wins in the single category, he will also receive a trophy as co-producer. McGraw has won eight CMA awards in his career. Other CMA performers include hosts Brooks & Dunn, Kenny Chesney, Alan Jackson, Toby Keith, Shania Twain and Gretchen Wilson.