Kenny Chesney, Rascal Flatts Join CMA Awards

Grace Potter, Natasha Bedingfield Will Make Show Debuts

Two more hit duets have been booked for the CMA Awards . Kenny Chesney and Grace Potter will sing “You and Tequila,” while Rascal Flatts and Natasha Bedingfield will perform “Easy.”

“You and Tequila” is nominated in the categories of musical event and music video. Chesney is also nominated in the male vocalist category. The single comes from Chesney’s latest album, Hemingway’s Whiskey.

In addition, Rascal Flatts and British vocalist Natasha Bedingfield will sing their hit duet, “Easy,” on the CMA Awards on Nov. 9. Rascal Flatts are nominated in the vocal group category. The song comes from the band’s latest album, Nothing Like This.

This will be the first CMA Awards appearances by Potter and Bedingfield, who established their careers in the pop field before recording their country duets.

As previously announced, show co-hosts Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will give their first live televised performance of “Remind Me.”

Other previously announced performers include Jason Aldean, The Band Perry, Faith Hill, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, Taylor Swift and Keith Urban.

The CMA Awards will air live from Nashville on Nov. 9 on ABC.