Females To Be Front and Center at the 53rd Annual CMA Awards

Females will be front and center during the upcoming 53rd Annual CMA Awards. The performance, led by Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton, will also feature Terri Clark, Sara Evans, Crystal Gayle, The Highwomen (made up of Brandi Carlile, Natalie Hemby, Maren Morris and Amanda Shires), Martina McBride, Jennifer Nettles, Tanya Tucker and Gretchen Wilson, each performing iconic country songs for a unforgettable medley.

Additional performances will be given by Kelsea Ballerini, joined by fellow artists Lindsay Ell, Maddie & Tae, Ashley McBryde, Carly Pearce and Runaway June. Coming together for the performance of an iconic CMA Song of the Year and CMA Single of the Year featuring a special appearance by Little Big Town.

The show, hosted by Carrie Underwood with special guest hosts Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton, celebrates legendary women in country throughout the broadcast, which airs live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Wednesday, November 13 at 8/7c on ABC.
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