Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood are among the first 10 artists announced to perform at the 43rd annual CMA Awards in Nashville on Nov. 11. As previously announced, they will also co-host the show. Other awards show performers announced Monday (Oct. 5) include Brooks & Dunn, Kenny Chesney, Reba McEntire, Darius Rucker, George Strait, Sugarland, Taylor Swift and Keith Urban. Chesney, Paisley, Strait, Swift and Urban are the nominees for CMA entertainer of the year. The CMA Awards will air live on ABC.