FAITH HILL AND WILLIE NELSON WILL PERFORM DURING
KRIS KRISTOFFERSON'S COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME INDUCTION,
ON "THE 38TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS," TUESDAY, NOV. 9
ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK
Lonestar, Jamie O'Neal and LeAnn Rimes Have Been Added to Present
Superstar Faith Hill and country legend Willie Nelson will perform in the Country Music Hall of Fame induction ceremony for country music icon and songwriter Kris Kristofferson, on THE 38TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS, to be broadcast live from the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tuesday, Nov. 9 (8:00-11:00 PM; live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. As previously announced, CMA nominees Brooks & Dunn will host.
Lonestar, Jamie O'Neal and LeAnn Rimes have been added to present. Previously announced presenters are Trace Adkins, Gary Allan, Lisa Hartman Black with Clint Black, Buddy Jewell, Joe Nichols, SHeDAISY and special guest Shania Twain.
Kristofferson received seven CMA Award nominations and one win for Song of the Year in 1970 for "Sunday Morning Coming Down." Kristofferson hosted The CMA Awards twice -- with Anne Murray in 1985 and in 1986 with Willie Nelson. In 2003, Kristofferson participated in a tribute to the late Johnny Cash.
Educator and former music industry executive Jim Foglesong will also be formally inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. Foglesong and Kristofferson will become the 91st and 92nd members of the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Previously announced performers are Dierks Bentley, Big & Rich, Clint Black, Jimmy Buffett, Kenny Chesney, Terri Clark, Sara Evans, Alan Jackson with Patty Loveless, Alison Krauss and Brad Paisley, Toby Keith, Martina McBride, Reba McEntire, Tim McGraw, Montgomery Gentry, Rascal Flatts, Julie Roberts, George Strait, Josh Turner, Shania Twain with Billy Currington, Keith Urban and Gretchen Wilson.
THE 38TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS is a production of the Country Music Association. Walter C. Miller is the producer. Paul Miller will direct the special from a script by David Wild.
RATING: To Be Announced