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Three Country Stars Drop Out of CBS' New Year's Eve Show in Nashville

Three Country Stars Drop Out of CBS' New Year's Eve Show in Nashville

Three country music stars have dropped out of the lineup for CBS’ New Year’s Eve Live: Nashville’s Big Bash special.

The biggest stars in the country music world are coming together for a five-hour celebration on New Year’s Eve to ring in the new year. CBS says there will be more than 50 back-to-back performances throughout the night.

Unfortunately, three of the scheduled performers will no longer be performing and at least one of them has confirmed it’s because of COVID-19.

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Zac Brown Band photo

Zac Brown Band

The Zac Brown Band has announced that they will no longer be performing after Zac himself tested positive for the virus.

“To Our Fans, We are deeply disappointed to share that Zac Brown Band will no longer be performing at Nashville’s Big Bash tomorrow night on CBS. Despite taking precautions, I’ve tested positive for COVID-19,” he wrote in a letter. “While we were very excited to join the incredible line up of artists and millions of amazing fans tuning in to watch, our #1 priority is the safety and well-being of our fans, band, crew and venue staff. We’re looking forward to great things ahead and seeing you all on our tour next year. We wish everyone a safe, healthy and happy 2022! [Love] Zac.”

Sam Hunt, Elle King photos

Sam Hunt, Elle King

Though no explanation has been announced, Sam Hunt and Elle King have also dropped out of the special, according to an announcement from Nashville.

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