Taylor Swift to Close the CMA Music Fest

Most of country’s A-listers now onboard.

Photography by: courtesy of 13 MGMT

Taylor Swift has been added as the cherry on top of a pretty strong lineup for the annual CMA Music Festival, an event that ABC turns into a television special.

Taylor is set to close the four-day festival on Sunday night, June 12, in Nashville’s LP Field, where the Tennessee Titans play football.

Among those already announced:

Thursday Night, June 9

  • Easton Corbin
  • Zac Brown (with Alan Jackson)
  • Jason Aldean (with Kelly Clarkson)
  • Sara Evans
  • Brad Paisley

Friday Night, June 10

  • Ashton Shepherd
  • Sheryl Crow
  • Lady Antebellum
  • Reba McEntire
  • Sugarland
  • Keith Urban

Saturday Night, June 11

  • Josh Turner
  • Little Big Town
  • Chris Young
  • Martina McBride
  • Rascal Flatts
  • Trace Adkins
  • Sunday

    • The Band Perry
    • Darius Rucker
    • Miranda Lambert
    • Blake Shelton
    • Taylor Swift

    One would be hard-pressed to come up with a star who isn't on the list. Carrie Underwood. OK, not that hard-pressed. But still . . .

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