~~Carrie Underwood will once again pull double duty at this year's CMA Awards.
In addition to co-hosting the show with Brad Paisley for the fifth time, Carrie will also perform at this year's show, along with newly announced performers Kenny Chesney, Eric Church and The Band Perry.
Church is this year's top nominee; Chesney could break a CMA record with an entertainer of the year win; and The Band Perry are nominated for vocal group of the year.
The four new acts join a roster of previously announced performers that includes Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Kelly Clarkson, Little Big Town, Miranda Lambert, Paisley and Zac Brown Band.
The 46th Annual CMA Awards air live from Nashville's Bridgestone Arena at 7 p.m. Thu., November 1 on ABC.
~~ CMT Artists Of The Year returns for its third installment Dec. 8, but this time the list of honorees will be kept secret until the show premieres.
Past recipients of the honor include Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Brad Paisley, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood and Zac Brown Band.