Luke Bryan, Kelly Clarkson to Perform at the CMA Awards
American Idol judge Luke Bryan is hosting the Country Music Association Awards next month, and he just announced that he’ll also be performing at the show. The Voice coach Kelly Clarkson will also be taking the stage at the awards.
Luke Bryan, Kelly Clarkson to Perform at the CMAs
Bryan is co-hosting the awards with football star Peyton Manning. On Tuesday, he shared on Instagram that he’ll also be performing his song “Country On” during the broadcast, which will take place on Wednesday, November 9, on ABC.
Clarkson also took to Instagram on Tuesday to share that she’ll be performing at the awards alongside Carly Pearce and Kelsea Ballerini. The trio will be singing their track “You’re Drunk, Go Home,” which was released last month.
“You’re Drunk, Go Home” appears on Ballerini’s fourth studio album Subject to Change. The song is about rejecting a guy who’s drunkenly flirting. As the chorus goes, “You’re drunk, go home / If you’re trying to hook up / Gotta do it alone / The way you’re slurring and the way you stumble / Ain’t no way you’re gonna get my number.”
Bryan Is Nominated for an Award This Year
In addition to hosting this year’s ceremony, Luke Bryan is also nominated for a CMA Award for Single of the Year for his collaboration with Jordan Davis on the song “Buy Dirt.” He’s not the only talent show star nominated this year.
American Idol winner Carrie Underwood is nominated for Entertainer of the Year, Female Vocalist of the Year, and Musical Event of the Year for her song “If I Didn’t Love You.” Kelsea Ballerini (who coached on The Voice’s “The Comeback Stage”) is nominated for Single of the Year for “Half of My Hometown.”
Former The Voice artist Morgan Wallen is also nominated at this year’s awards, for Entertainer of the Year and Male Vocalist of the Year.
Be sure to tune in to the CMA Awards on Wednesday, November 9, on ABC.