News

Taylor Swift forming ‘super-group’ for Country Music Awards

Taylor Swift forming ‘super-group’ for Country Music Awards

SWIFT'S SUPER-GROUP: Taylor Swift is forming a "super-group" for the CMA Awards next month. Photo: Associated Press

Taylor Swift has recruited fellow musicians Vince Gill and Alison Krauss to form a super-group for a one-off performance at the upcoming Country Music Association Awards.

The country star, 23, will also team up with Sam Bush, bassist Edgar Meyer and percussionist Eric Darken to play a unique rendition of her hit single “Red” at the ceremony, although she is keeping all other details about the gig under wraps.

All will be revealed on Nov. 6, when the singer heads to the ceremony in Nashville as a six-time nominee, competing for a slew of top honors, including the coveted Entertainer of the Year title.

Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley will co-host the CMA ceremony for the sixth consecutive year, while Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan and George Strait are also due to perform.

Portland Weather

condition Condition: Partly Cloudy
Temperature: 39°
High: 37° - Low: 26°

Latest Headlines

in Music

This week’s top country tracks

Fresh
keithurban

LISTEN: This week's top country tracks, according to the latest Billboard chart.

in Entertainment

Cameron Diaz engaged to Good Charlotte star

Fresh
camerondiaz

The "Charlie's Angels" star is reportedly planning to marry Benji Madden.

in Entertainment

MOVIES: 25 Days of Christmas Films

Fresh
James Stewart, center, is reunited with his wife, Donna Reed, left, and children during the last scene of Frank Capra's "It's A Wonderful Life".

Count down to Christmas with these 25 festive holiday movies.