CMA Awards Reveal First Round of Performers

Kenny Chesney, Martina McBride, Rascal Flatts, George Strait and Keith Urban are the first round of performers to be announced for this year’s CMA Awards. The ceremony will be held at the Sommet Center in downtown Nashville on Nov. 7 and will air on ABC. Strait is nominated for five CMA awards, including entertainer of the year; Chesney, Rascal Flatts and Urban are also nominated in that category. McBride is nominated for four awards, including single, song and video for “Anyway.”