The Country Music Association has announced a first round of performers for the 2023 CMA Awards, with Luke Bryan, Jelly Roll and Carly Pearce set to perform, along with K. Michelle, Little Big Town, Megan Moroney, Old Dominion, Chris Stapleton and Lainey Wilson.

The news broke on X: “BREAKING NEWS!! Performing LIVE at the #CMAawards –
@LukeBryan, @JellyRoll615, @KMichelle, @LittleBigTown, @_MegMoroney, @OldDominion, @CarlyPearce, @ChrisStapleton, @TanyaTucker, AND @LaineyWilson! Stay tuned for even MORE stars announced soon!
Additional performers will be announced soon.”

Wilson leads this year’s nominees with nine nominations, including Entertainer of the Year, Female Vocalist of the Year and Album of the Year for Bell Bottom Country. Jelly Roll follows with five nominations, while Luke Combs and Hardy have four nominations each.

The 57th annual ceremony will take place Nov. 8 at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville and air at 8 p.m. EST on ABC.

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