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CMA Award winners Little Big Town surprised Bob Harris of BBC Radio 2 on the CMA Awards Macy’s Walk of Stars Thursday night with the presentation of the 2012 Wesley Rose International Media Achievement Award. The award was presented during the red carpet media interviews leading up to the broadcast of “The 46th Annual CMA Awards” on the ABC Television Network. The Wesley Rose International Media Achievement Award recognizes outstanding achievements in the media, which contribute to the development of Country Music outside the United States. Radio, TV, print journalists, authors, editors, television writers, producers, and PR companies who reside outside the United States are eligible to win this award.

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Erin Andrews, Josh Dallas, David Freese, Ginnifer Goodwin, Kellan Lutz, Miss Piggy, Eric Stonestreet, Emily Vancamp, And Reese Witherspoon Will Present Awards On “The 45th Annual CMA Awards”

ESPN sportscaster and “Good Morning America” correspondent Erin Andrews, actor Josh Dallas (star of ABC’s “Once Upon a Time”), 2011 World Series MVP and St. Louis Cardinals third baseman David Freese, actress Ginnifer Goodwin (star of ABC’s “Once Upon a Time”), actor Kellan Lutz (star of the “Twilight” movie series and the upcoming “Immortals”), Muppet icon Miss Piggy, Emmy Award-winning actor Eric Stonestreet (star of ABC’s “Modern Family”), actress Emily VanCamp (star of ABC’s “Revenge”), and Academy Award-winning actress Reese Witherspoon have been added as presenters on “The 45th Annual CMA Awards.” “The 45th Annual CMA Awards,” hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, airs live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Wednesday, Nov. 9 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET)

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“The 45th Annual CMA Awards” Airs Nov. 9 on ABC

By Bob Doerschuk September 6 was a morning of firsts as the names of CMA Awards nominees for 2011 were revealed live on ABC Television’s “Good Morning America” and at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. “GMA” unveiled its new set that day, relocated to street level so that passersby on Times Square got a close look at Jake Owen as he performed with his band and joined The Band Perry to announce the finalists in five of the Awards categories. And at the Ryman, where the rest of the nominations were revealed onstage by Jerrod Niemann and Thompson Square, Jack Greene, the inaugural winner of CMA’s Male Vocalist, Single and Album

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Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood Return to Co-Host “The CMA Awards”

By Deborah Evans Price © 2011 CMA Close Up® News Service / Country Music Association®, Inc. As Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood prepare to host the CMA Awards for the fourth consecutive year, they’ve learned to expect the unexpected. “You just keep it moving and you always have a job to do no matter what happens,” said Underwood. The longtime friends, who scored a No. 1 hit this

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