Kenny Chesney, Luke Bryan, and More to Perform at 2018 CMA Awards

Brad Paisley & Carrie Underwood to host live from Nashville November 14th!
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The first round of performers for the 52nd Annual CMA Awards have been announced. Luke Bryan, Kelsea Ballerini, Kenny Chesney, Old Dominion, Dan + Shay, Carrie Underwood, and Keith Urban will all hit the stage during Country Music's Biggest Night.

Underwood will return to co-host the ceremony along with Brad Paisley for the eleventh consecutive year. The nominees were announced over the summer with Chris Stapleton leading the pack with a total of 5 nominations including Entertainer of the Year.

Additional performers and presenters will be announced in the coming weeks. Now, which emoji best describes your current mood about the upcoming #CMAawards? Watch below.

The 2018 CMA Awards will air live from Nashville's Bridgestone Arena November 14 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.