ONE-OF-A-KIND WEDNESDAY: COUNTRY SUPERSTARS BROOKS & DUNN AND REBA TO HIT THE STAGE FOR A MUST-SEE PERFORMANCE ON “THE 49th ANNUAL CMA AWARDS”
NASHVILLE – Country superstars Brooks & Dunn and Reba will hit the stage for a must-see performance during Country Music’s Biggest Night™, once again proving that the CMA Awards are home to some of the biggest collaborations in history. “The 49th Annual CMA Awards” air live Wednesday, Nov. 4 (8:00-11 PM/ET) from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on the ABC Television Network.
Brooks & Dunn have won more CMA Awards than any vocal duo in history, taking home 19 trophies including Entertainer of the Year (1996) and 14 Vocal Duo of the Year awards in a 15-year span (1992-1999, 2001-2006). The duo also served as CMA Awards hosts from 2004-2006.
Reba has taken home six CMA trophies including the coveted Entertainer of the Year Award (1986) and was crowned Female Vocalist of the Year four consecutive years (1984-1987). She also hosted the 1992 CMA Awards alongside longtime host Vince Gill.
The talented trio of superstars, and longtime friends, last hit the CMA Awards stage together in 2008 when they performed “Cowgirls Don’t Cry.” They will return to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in December following the successful initial run of dates for “REBA, BROOKS & DUNN: Together in Vegas.” More dates have been added to their one-of-a-kind residency in May 2016.
“The 49th Annual CMA Awards” is a production of the Country Music Association. Robert Deaton is the Executive Producer and Paul Miller is the Director. The CMA Awards will be shot in high definition and broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC’s selected HDTV format, with 5.1 channel surround sound.
Fans can get more information on “The 49th Annual CMA Awards" and sign up for CMA emails and exclusives, as well as view a full list of announced performers, by visiting CMAawards.com.
In anticipation of “The 49th Annual CMA Awards” ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” will pave the road to the CMA Awards by welcoming some of the genre’s most notable stars. The lineup includes performances from Brett Eldredge, Kip Moore, Chris Young, as well as 2015 CMA nominees Kelsea Ballerini, Kacey Musgraves, Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood, and more. “Jimmy Kimmel Live” is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC’s selected HDTV format. Jimmy Kimmel and Jill Leiderman serve as executive producers. Jason Schrift, Douglas DeLuca, Erin Irwin and David Craig serve as co-executive producers. “Jimmy Kimmel Live” is shot live in front of a studio audience and produced by Jackhole Industries in association with ABC Studios. (CLOSED- CAPTIONED) Enjoy “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on the web at abc.go.com/jimmy-kimmel-live and at youtube/JimmyKimmelLive. Artwork is available on Disneyabcpress.com.