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Rebecca Lewis
Rebecca LewisReporterLos Angeles
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Blake Shelton has confirmed he will be performing at this year's Country Music Awards, along with the likes of Dancing with the Stars' Jimmie Allen, Mickey Guyton, and Eric Church.

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"Looking forward to performing at this year’s #CMAawards!" Blake shared with fans on Thursday after he was confirmed by the association.

WATCH: Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani perform together in Nashville

CMA New Artist of the Year nominee Mickey will be performing with Brittney Spencer and Madeline Edwrds for a special collaboration, and she shared how "excited" she was to perform with her friends.

Jimmie, another CMA New Artist of the Year nominee, will perform his hit Freedom Was A Highway, while 10-time CMA Awards winner Blake will perform Come Back as a Country Boy.

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The annual ceremony, hosted by American Idol's Luke Bryan, will see Eric Church and Chris Stapleton vie for five awards each, with other top nominees including Gabby Barrett with four, and Miranda Lambert, Brothers Osborne, Kane Brown, Luke Combs, Ashley McBryde, Maren Morris, and Chris Young with three each.

Miranda is joined by Carrie Underwood, Luke, Eric and Chris in the Entertainer of the Year category, the night’s highest honor.

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Blake will be performing at the annual ceremony

Miranda is also nominated for Musical Event of the Year, for her hit duet with Elle King, Drunk (And I Don't Wanna Go Home) and Female Vocalist of the Year.

The 37-year-old has been nominated for a total of 58 CMA Awards, the same amount as Brad Paisley which puts them joint third on the list of all-time CMA Awards nominees; so far, she has won 14.

Miranda has also won an incredible 35 gongs at the Academy of Country Music Awards, three Grammys, and her 2019 album Wildcard - the seventh of her career - saw her named RIAA's Artist of the Year.

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Miranda has been nominated for three CMAs, one alongside Elle King

Blake, meanwhile, is one of country music's biggest acts of all time.

His debut single, Austin, was released in 2001, and he has gone on to win 10 Country Music Association Awards, six Academy of Country Music Awards, the CMT Artist of the Year award, and nine CMT Music Awards.

He has also been nominated for nine Grammys - and in 2016 launched his own vodka brand, Smithworks.

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