HITS Daily Double


The CMA has started pairing off performers for the 51st annual CMA Awards. P!nk and Keith Urban will perform together as will Tim McGraw and Faith Hill. And the opening collaboration will feature Eric Church, Lady Antebellum, Darius Rucker, Keith Urban and more.

Hill and McGraw are nominated for Vocal Event of the Year and Musical Event of the Year, a category that finds first-time nominee P!nk in contention for her duet with Kenny Chesney on “Setting the World on Fire.” Urban, up for four awards, and Church, nominated thrice, are up for Entertainer of the Year. Lady A is up for two Awards this year, including Album of the Year for Heart Break.

Other duets slated for 11/8 awards show include Kelsea Ballerini & Reba McEntire, Dierks Bentley & Rascal Flatts, Maren Morris & Niall Horan, and Brad Paisley & Kane Brown.