Scotty McCreery, Sara Evans, Martina McBride, Sugarland and the Zac Brown Band have joined the list of performers on the 45th annual CMA Awards . It marks McCreery’s first performance on the awards show. Evans is nominated for female vocalist and single (“A Little Bit Stronger” ). McBride is nominated for female vocalist. Sugarland is nominated for vocal duo. The Zac Brown Band is nominated in four categories: vocal group, album (You Get What You Give), musical event (“As She’s Walking Away” with Alan Jackson) and single (“Colder Weather” ). Lead singer Zac Brown could potentially pick up two additional trophies for co-producing the album and single. The CMA Awards will air live on Nov. 9 on ABC.