Erin Andrews, Josh Dallas, David Freese, Ginnifer Goodwin, Kellan Lutz, Eric Stonestreet, Emily VanCamp, and Reese Witherspoon Will Present Awards on "The 45th Annual CMA Awards"
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 7, 2011 -- ESPN sportscaster and "Good Morning America" correspondent Erin Andrews, actor Josh Dallas (star of ABC's "Once Upon a Time"), 2011 World Series MVP and St. Louis Cardinals third baseman David Freese, actress Ginnifer Goodwin (star of ABC's "Once Upon a Time"), actor Kellan Lutz (star of the "Twilight" movie series and the upcoming "Immortals"), Emmy Award-winning actor Eric Stonestreet (star of ABC's "Modern Family"), actress Emily VanCamp (star of ABC's "Revenge"), and Academy Award-winning actress Reese Witherspoon have been added as presenters on "The 45th Annual CMA Awards."
"The 45th Annual CMA Awards," hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, airs live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Wednesday, Nov. 9 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) on the ABC Television Network.
Previously announced performers for "Country Music's Biggest Night(TM)" include Jason Aldean, The Band Perry, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Sara Evans, Faith Hill, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Martina McBride, Scotty McCreery, Taylor Swift, Thompson Square, Keith Urban, Chris Young, and Zac Brown Band, plus Kenny Chesney and Grace Potter singing their hit collaboration "You and Tequila;" Vince Gill, Paisley, and Urban performing a tribute to Glen Campbell; Rascal Flatts and Natasha Bedingfield singing their current hit duet "Easy;" Lionel Richie performing select duets with Little Big Town, Rascal Flatts, Darius Rucker; Blake Shelton joined by Kenny Loggins on "Footloose;" Sugarland and Matt Nathanson performing "Run;" and co-hosts Paisley and Underwood in their first live televised-performance of their No. 1 song "Remind Me." Previously announced presenters include Lauren Alaina, Dierks Bentley, Billy Currington, Jake Owen, Kellie Pickler, Reba, and LeAnn Rimes. Laura Bell Bundy will host the Pre-Telecast Awards ceremonies.
"The 45th Annual CMA Awards" is a production of the Country Music Association. Robert Deaton is the Executive Producer, Paul Miller is the Director, and David Wild is the writer. The special will be shot in high definition and broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1 channel surround sound.
Premiere Radio Networks is the official radio packager of the CMA Awards. Chevrolet(TM) is a Proud Partner of the CMA Awards and Official Ride of Country Music. American Airlines is the Official Airline of the 2011 CMA Awards. Macy's is the official presenting partner of the CMA Awards Red Carpet. Patron Tequila and Ultimat Vodka presented at The 45th Annual CMA Awards. CMA is a Proud Supporter of DRIVE4COPD.