2020 CMA Awards: Chris Stapleton Joins Performance Lineup, Charles Kelley Confirmed To Fill In For Lee Brice

Chris Stapleton; Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images
Chris Stapleton; Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images
Chris Stapleton; Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images

With just two days until “Country Music’s Biggest Night,” the Country Music Association has confirmed additional performers and presenters for The 54th Annual CMA Awards.

Joining the performance lineup is Chris Stapleton, who’s confirmed to take the stage to perform his new single, “Starting Over.” Additionally, Lady A’s Charles Kelley is stepping in to perform with “I Hope You’re Happy Now” with Carly Pearce after Lee Brice tested positive for COVID-19 over the weekend.

CMA Awards presenters include New York Times best-selling author Lauren Akins, Lauren Alaina, radio and TV personality Bobby Bones, singer-songwriter and actor Charles Esten, Sara Evans, supermodel Taylor Hill, Jake Owen, actor Patrick Schwarzenegger and gospel artist CeCe Winans.

The 54th Annual CMA Awards, hosted by Reba McEntire and Darius Rucker, will take place live from Nashville’s Music City Center Wednesday, Nov. 11 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) on ABC.