Shane McAnally

Luke Combs was anointed entertainer of the year for a second time at the 56th annual Country Music Association Awards Wednesday night, one of two trophies he picked up during the evening, along with album of the year. “I want to thank country music for making my dreams come true,”…

The initial rollout of performers for the 2022 CMA Awards includes Miranda Lambert, Kelsea Ballerini, Carrie Underwood, Morgan Wallen and Lainey Wilson, the Country Music Association announced Tuesday, just a little more than two weeks in advance of the Nov. 9 telecast. The show will open with an all-star tribute…