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Justin Bieber will join Dan + Shay to perform at 2020 CMA Awards

With six days to go, an array of country music stars have been added as performers at the 2020 CMA Awards.

Just announced Thursday as joining the line up are Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber, Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley and Keith Urban checking in from Australia.

The show, which will be broadcast live from Nashville on ABC on Wednesday night, will be hosted by Reba McEntire and Darius Rucker.

One to watch: Justin Bieber will join Dan + Shay to perform for the first time on television their hit single 10,000 Hours at the 2020 CMA Awards next Wednesday night in Nashville

It will be the first time that pop star Bieber performs with Dan + Shay, showcasing their hit song 10,000 Hours.

The track, which was released in October 2019 just days after Bieber married Hailey Baldwin, is from the duo’s upcoming fourth studio album. 

Aldean and Bentley will join previously announced singers Ashley McBryde, Brothers Osborne and Jenee Fleenor to open the show with a tribute to the late Charlie Daniels.

A string of performers were added to the awards show line up on Thursday, among them Dierks Bentley

Also announced was Jason Aldean

Star-studded ceremony: A string of performers were added to the awards show line up on Thursday, among them Dierks Bentley, left, and Jason Aldean, right

In memoriam: The five recording artists will open the CMA Awards with a tribute to the late Charlie Daniels, pictured in 2005

In memoriam: The five recording artists will open the CMA Awards with a tribute to the late Charlie Daniels, pictured in 2005

Also taking the stage at Music City Center will be Little Big Town, Jimmie Allen, Ingrid Andress, Old Dominion, Jon Pardi and Morgan Wallen.

Carly Pearce and Lee Brice will perform their collaboration I Hope You’re Happy Now, Miranda Lambert will perform Settling Down, Maren Morris will sing The Bones and Luke Combs will take the stage for a rendition of Cold as You. 

In a statement, CMA Awards Executive Producer Robert Deaton said: ‘We couldn’t be more excited to bring all of these incredible performances to life next Wednesday night and give our artists the chance to come together, in a big way, on television for the first time in months.’

He added: ‘We are honored, in this very challenging time, to help provide an escape and deliver a live awards show experience unlike any other this year,’ he added. 

Big name: Keith Urban, pictured at last year's CMA Awards, will participate in the live telecast from his home in Australia, performing his song God Whispered Your Name

Big name: Keith Urban, pictured at last year’s CMA Awards, will participate in the live telecast from his home in Australia, performing his song God Whispered Your Name

Fan favorite: Miranda Lambert, who's set to perform Settling Down, leads the nominees with seven nominations

Fan favorite: Miranda Lambert, who’s set to perform Settling Down, leads the nominees with seven nominations

Hitmaker: Maren Morris, who has four nominations, will sing The Bones during the live show from Nashville's Music City Center

Hitmaker: Maren Morris, who has four nominations, will sing The Bones during the live show from Nashville’s Music City Center

Eric Church is also going to take the stage at the awards show

So will Luke Combs

Entertainers: Eric Church, left, and Luke Combs, right, are also going to take the stage at the awards show

Entertainer of the year nominee Urban will give an intimate performance of  God Whispered Your Name from his home Down Under.

Little Big Town will pay tribute to the late Kenny Rogers while Charley Pride will be honored with the 2020 CMA Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award. 

The long list of talent taking part in the awards show also includes Lady A, Rascal Flatts, Eric Church, Florida Georgia Line, Thomas Rhett, Hillary Scott, and Chris Tomli, along with Gabby Barrett and Charlie Puth. 

The CMA nominees were announced last month with Lambert leading the pack with seven nominations. 

Combs is nominated six times, Maren Morris earned five nominations, and Dan + Shay and Pearce have four each.

Celebrity emcees: Reba McEntire and Darius Rucker will host the 2020 CMA Awards and also perform a duet. The telecast will air on ABC on Wednesday November 11

Celebrity emcees: Reba McEntire and Darius Rucker will host the 2020 CMA Awards and also perform a duet. The telecast will air on ABC on Wednesday November 11


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