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CMA Awards 2022 Performers List Revealed!

Carrie Underwood and Miranda Lambert are among those announced to perform at the 2022 CMA Awards!

The 56th Annual CMA Awards will be hosted by Luke Bryan and Peyton Manning live on Wednesday (November 9) on ABC and will stream the next day on Hulu.

Kelly Clarkson, Carly Pearce, Jimmie Allen, Kelsea Ballerini, HARDY, Marcus King, and Luke Bryan are also scheduled to perform at the awards show. Additional performers will be announced in the coming weeks.

The broadcast will open with a star-studded tribute to Country Music Hall of Fame member Loretta Lynn, who passed away earlier this month.

Miranda Lambert, the most-nominated female artist of all time, with three nominations this year including CMA Entertainer of the Year, will perform her song “Geraldene” from her CMA Album of the Year-nominated Palomino.

“This year’s slate is impressive, with some nominees logging historic milestones while others are just getting started,” Sarah Trahern, CMA chief executive officer, said in a statement. “No matter what stage in their career, they each bring a unique voice and unforgettable story to life, showing that Country Music is stronger than ever! We look forward to honoring them this November.”

The nominations for the 2022 Country Music Association Awards were revealed in September.

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Country Legend Loretta Lynn Passes Away at 90

Country legend Loretta Lynn has passed away at the age of 90.

Her family has confirmed her passing, saying in a statement, “Our precious mom, Loretta Lynn, passed away peacefully this morning, October 4th, in her sleep at home at her beloved ranch in Hurricane Mills.” She passed in her sleep.

Loretta had a decades-long career and was known for hits including “Fist City” and “The Pill,” among so many more. She is in the Country Music Hall of Fame and has 51 Top 10 hits during her 60 years in the industry.

Information about a memorial service/celebration of life will be made available at a later date

Our thoughts are with Laretta‘s friends, family, and loved ones during this difficult time. RIP. We’ve sadly lost so many stars and legends this year.

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Music Legends Willie Nelson and Loretta Lynn Receive Coronavirus Vaccines

Country music superstars Loretta Lynn and Willie Nelson both confirmed that they have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine!

Loretta announced she and her daughter Peggy Lynn had been vaccinated in an Instagram post on Sunday (January 17).

“Well, I bundled up and Peggy Jean and I rolled out of Hurricane Mills so I could get this vaccine,” she wrote. “I’m sure glad to get it and am sure ready to put Covid in the rear view mirror! And I enjoyed the mom daughter time, too!”

Meanwhile, Willie went to a drive-thru clinic in Texas with wife Annie to receive his shot.

Annie told Rolling Stone, “He was bragging yesterday after he got it that he didn’t even have a sore arm. Now, today, of course his arm is sore. We’re both just a little tired. I don’t know if we wouldn’t be tired anyway, but we’re gonna do what they said and let the vaccine do its job.”

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Kid Rock, 49, & Loretta Lynn, 88, Got 'Married' This Weekend, But It Was Just a Joke

Kid Rock and Loretta Lynn… married?!

That’s what fans thought for several hours until Loretta revealed it was all a joke.

Over the weekend, Loretta‘s son had a vow renewal ceremony and her longtime friend Kid Rock was there. She posted to Instagram and said, “What a weekend! My Ernie & Crystal renewed their vows this weekend. It was beautiful and everything it should be. Marriage isn’t always easy–heck it’s not even always pretty, but love holds you together and you push through the bad days to enjoy the good ones. I’m so proud of them and wish them years of happiness. Things got crazy then–my boy @kidrock was there and we’ve always teased about getting ourselves married. Well, the preacher was already there so we had some fun with it. Sorry girls, he’s taken now!”

About 14 hours later, Loretta clarified on her page that they didn’t really get married.

“Well, it didn’t last long, y’all but it sure was fun! I guess I better get on here and let y’all know that it was just a joke— @kidrock and I didn’t get married over the weekend, but we had a blast,” she posted.

Lynn‘s granddaughter posted on Instagram that Loretta, 88, and Kid Rock, 49, “adore each other” and “joke around all the time about getting married and saying to heck with the rest of em.”

Kid Rock is mostly in the news these days for his right-wing political views.

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Loretta Lynn Hospitalized After Suffering Stroke

Country singer Loretta Lynn has been hospitalized after suffering a stroke and has postponed upcoming shows.

The 85-year-old entertainer suffered the stroke at her home on Thursday night (May 4) in Hurricane Mills, Tenn.

According to her official website, Loretta is responsive and expected to fully recover.

“She is currently under medical care and is responsive and expected to make a full recovery,” a statement read.

It continued, “Loretta, who just celebrated her 85th birthday, has been advised by her doctors to stay off the road while she is recuperating. Regrettably, upcoming scheduled shows will be postponed.”

Our thoughts are with Loretta as she recovers.

Miranda Lambert & Jake Owen Perform at ACM Honors 2015 Following Their Splits

Miranda Lambert is pretty in pink while hitting the stage to perform at the 2015 ACM Honors event held at the Ryman Auditorium on Tuesday (September 1) in Nashville, Tenn.

Hosting the event that night was country singer Jake Owen. Both of the artists went through divorces this summer.

Also appearing at the event were honoree Luke Bryan (with wife Caroline Boyer), Jason Aldean (with wife Brittany Kerr), Kelsea Ballerini, and honoree Loretta Lynn.

“Sept. 1, 2001, I moved to Nashville with a dream,” Luke said while accepting his honor (via The Tennessean). “This day 14 years ago, I never thought I’d get let into the Ryman, much less accept an award like this. In this room, it’s family. And it’s family because we’ve got two things on our mind. We’ve got music we want to make and we want to give to some awesome, awesome people, the fans out there.”

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Kacey Musgraves Joins Legend Loretta Lynn for CMA Awards 2014 Performance! (Video)

Kacey Musgraves wraps her arm around country music legend Loretta Lynn‘s shoulder while performing on stage at the 2014 CMA Awards held at the Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday (November 5) in Nashville, Tenn.

The 26-year-old singer dueted with Loretta, 82, on her classic song “You’re Lookin’ At Country.”

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Kacey Musgraves

During the show, Kacey picked up the award for Song of the Year for her song “Follow Your Arrow,” which she shared with songwriters Brandy Clark and Shane McAnally.

Kacey Musgraves & Loretta Lynn – CMA Awards 2014
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