Kelsea & Reba, Maren & Niall Horan, Dierks & Rascal Flatts team up to take the CMA Awards stage

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Four high-powered pairings join the already impressive roster of performances set for the upcoming 51st Annual CMA Awards on ABC.

Female Vocalist of the Year contenders Kelsea Ballerini and Reba McEntire will take the stage at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena together, while Dierks Bentley and Rascal Flatts will collaborate as well.  

Host Brad Paisley will debut his new single, “Heaven South,” with a little help from recent chart-topper Kane BrownNiall Horan, who rose to fame as a member of British band One Direction, will team up with Maren Morris. The two recorded the track “Seeing Blind” for Niall’s debut solo album.

Garth BrooksBrothers OsborneLuke BryanEric ChurchAlan JacksonMiranda LambertLittle Big TownOld DominionJon PardiChris StapletonThomas Rhett and co-host Carrie Underwood were already in place to sing as well.

You can watch the 51st incarnation of country music’s most prestigious awards show live from Nashville on Wednesday, November 8 starting at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

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