Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Paisley, Urban And Gill Set For Glen Campbell Tribute At CMA's

Three of country music's biggest acts will pay tribute to Glen Campbell at this month's Country Music Association Awards, it was announced Monday.

Brad Paisley, Keith Urban and Vince Gill - arguably country music's top three guitarists today and all three CMA entertainer of the year winners - will salute the heralded guitarist, Country Music Hall of Fame member and 1968 entertainer of the year.

The 75-year-old "Rhinestone Cowboy" singer revealed in June that he has Alzheimer's disease. He released his last studio album, "Ghost on the Canvas," in August and is on a goodbye tour.

The salute joins an already star-packed night. Lionel Richie will debut duets from his forthcoming country album "Tuskegee" with Rascal Flatts, Darius Rucker and Little Big Town. And all five entertainer of the year nominees - Paisley, Urban, Blake Shelton, Jason Aldean and Taylor Swift - will perform as well.

The CMA Awards will air live on Nov. 9 at 8 p.m. EDT on ABC.

1 comment:

  1. Great singer. I remember seeing him for the first time in the mid 60's on the Shindig TV show.