CMA Awards To Open With Tribue To The Late Loretta Lynn

Co-host Luke Bryan, Carrie Underwood and Morgan Wallen are also slated to perform at the award show airing Nov. 9 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

Loretta Lynn performing.
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The Country Music Association Awards will open this year's show with a tribute to the late country queen Loretta Lynn, who died this month at the age of 90.

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Lynn's family said the 90-year-old died Tuesday at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee.


Other announced performers for the Nov. 9 show include co-host Luke Bryan, Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Carly Pearce and Morgan Wallen.

Kelsea Ballerini will team up with Kelly Clarkson and Pearce for a performance of her song “YOU'RE DRUNK, GO HOME,” while leading nominee Lainey Wilson will perform a duet with HARDY. Zac Brown Band will perform with Jimmy Allen and blues rocker Marcus King.

Bryan is co-hosting 56th annual CMA Awards with football star Peyton Manning. The show airs live on ABC and the next day on Hulu.

For a full list of awards nominees, click here.

Additional reporting by The Associated Press.