Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean Among CMA Awards Performers
FILE - In this May 11, 2013 file photo, Taylor Swift performs onstage during her Red Tour at the Verizon Center in Washington D.C. (AP Photo)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean and most of the major nominees have signed on to perform at the Country Music Association Awards next month.
Swift and Aldean were among the first round of performers announced Monday for the Nov. 6 show in Nashville, Tenn. Top nominee Swift is one of four entertainer of the year nominees who will perform, along with Aldean, Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton.
Former entertainer winners Keith Urban and Tim McGraw also are scheduled to perform, along with Miranda Lambert and Little Big Town. Lambert and her husband, Shelton, have five nominations each, one behind top nominees Swift and Kacey Musgraves.
More performers will be announced later. Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley will host the 47th annual awards.
Students in the Academy of Energy and Power at Maplewood are busy getting ready for next week's Project Expo and had the opportunity to show it off some of their projects to Tennessee Congressman Jim Cooper.